After all, who doesn’t want to look better, feel better, have more energy, increase their self esteem and pretty much improve every other area of their life?
I know I do.
And that’s exactly what happens when you accelerate your fat loss in healthy and sustainable fashion.
Everything in life just gets a whole lot better.
It’s a strange phenomenon, but when you make significant progress shrinking your waistline or you get to the point where you can actually see definition in your stomach…
All of sudden you realize that same focus has leaked into every other area of your life.
It’s like hitting the bull’s eye of your body and life.
But it’s not easy.
It requires consistency and effort. And usually it’s pretty simple to lose the first few pounds. But then it gets tricky and requires more of a strategy.
That’s why I put together this article and I’m so passionate about helping others learn the truth about real fat loss. You see – your body is smart. Super smart. And it can adapt very quickly to old school weight loss methods.
There’s actually a name for it. It’s called the “Adaptive Response” and it can be your greatest fat burning enemy unless you know how to overcome it.
If you’ve ever experienced a weight loss plateau, then you know exactly what I’m talking about.
And you’ve probably discovered (like I did years ago) that fat loss pills, crash diets, endless cardio and infomercial gadgets are ineffective, outdated, and pretty much a waste of time and energy.
But today I am going to introduce you to an aggressive, yet extremely efficient exercise strategy that’s specifically designed to burn off stubborn fat, flatten your belly and eventually get your lower abs “popping” out.
Best of all, it will only take you about 90 minutes a week.
I’m sure you’re no stranger to interval training. And if you’ve ever consistently used this type of strategy, keep reading because I solve the main problem with trendy intervals (and traditional cardio) below with the Ultimate Stubborn Fat Sequence.
It’s by far the most efficient and effective way to force the release of fat burning hormones to help you burn off stubborn body fat and bust through a plateau.
For those of you who don’t know, intervals (aka – metabolic bursting) are simply a very hard, short burst of exercise (sprinting, jumping, cycling, bodyweight exercises etc.) followed by an active recovery period to let the heart rate come back down before repeating another interval or burst.
This is NOT traditional interval training that’s become so trendy over the last few years.
Traditional intervals typically last 45 seconds all the way up to 2 minutes in length. Bursting intervals are shorter in duration (10 to 45 seconds max) and harder in effort.
These short, brief, high intensity exercise bursts trump old school cardio (and even traditional intervals) everyday of the week.
Catecholamines are “fight-or-flight” hormones released by the adrenal glands in response to stress like high intensity bursting. They are part of the sympathetic nervous system and they force the release of free fatty acids into the bloodstream.
Catecholamines eventually convert to dopamine, to norepinephrine, and eventually to epinephrine, which ultimately forces the release of these free fatty acids.
In other words, these catecholamines break apart stubborn body fat (more on how to effectively “burn off” this residual fat in Part 2 of your 14 day protocol below).
This is just one of the many reasons why strategic intervals and bursts are so much more effective for fat loss than traditional exercise and old-school cardio:
- They save time, are extremely efficient, and burn way more residual fat.
- They lower insulin, raise Growth Hormone – GH, and force the release of free fatty acids and powerful brain chemicals – listed above.
- They provide the greatest “after burn”. Strategic high intensity intervals or bursts have the potential to increase your metabolic rate for 38 to 48 hours after doing just one 12 to 20 minute session.
- Pretty amazing. (The scientific term for this effect is called EPOC which stands for Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption)
- They’re challenging and fun which makes the time tick by twice as fast.
- They’re one of the greatest stress relievers on Earth.
- This type of exercise has also been shown to increase blood flow for faster fat loss in those hard-to-get-rid-of stubborn areas like lower abdomen fat.
As you can see, the benefits of this approach go way beyond the scope of traditional cardio exercise.
I know this might sound like it’s a little more advanced, but I’ve dissected, researched, and applied this protocol on other people and myself for several years now so average people like you don’t have to try and figure out all the scientific jargon.