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Here are easy ways to burn fat. Image: Pexels

3 easy ways to burn fat fast, just in time for summer

Burning excess body fat is a struggle for most people but it is not mission impossible. Just follow these easy steps.

burn fat fast

Here are easy ways to burn fat. Image: Pexels

Summer is on the horizon and you know what that means — shorts, vests, open-backs, bikinis and crop tops are nearly here. And in case you haven’t been doing much except overindulging, this information might just be what you need to start your fat-burning journey and reclaim your confidence.

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You can achieve your “body goals” by transforming your body composition and physique in as little as four weeks by practicing these easy steps repeatedly, just in time for summer. Results? A fine-looking and healthy you. Let’s take a look:

Brisk walking

Brisk walking is a fast-paced variant of normal walking or strolling. This low-moderate intensity workout can be effective in burning body fat fast and has several health benefits that can reduce the risk of heart attacks, type 2 diabetes, cancers and strokes.

Studies show that 30-60 minutes of everyday brisk walk can stimulate the fat-burning process and significantly reduce the waist circumference as well as visceral fat in as little as four weeks.

You can challenge your body by brisk walking on rough terrain to yield results faster. But to do this, you’ll need strong mental strength and great discipline as the body might want to quit, however, it is the mind that will push you to go even further.

Brisk walking in time for summer. Image: Pexels

Intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting is a phenomenon that has gained popularity in the recent years among people looking to shape up, burn body fat and lose weight.

It is essentially about when to eat over other eating patterns that focus on what to eat. With this method, you’ll alternate between fasting (depriving the body of food and liquids) for certain hours in a day and eating (during your eating window period).

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The most common type of intermittent fasting is 16:8 — fasting for 16 hours in a day and eating within 8 hours of the window period.

Studies show that intermittent fasting has several benefits, which include transforming one’s body composition over time. This means that the body will stimulate fat loss through this process while maintaining lean muscle mass. Additional benefits include the reduction of body fat percentage, shrinkage of the waist circumference and reduction of visceral fat.

Reduce alcohol consumption to lose fat

Alcoholic beverages contain high amounts of “bad” calories. Wine, beer, whiskey and cocktails can stall your fitness goals especially if you’re looking for a way to burn fat faster for the summer days.

According to health experts, a glass of wine a day is sufficient. However, excessive consumption of alcohol can lead to unhealthy weight gain and obesity over time.

By reducing your daily alcohol intake, you stand a chance of attaining a great body composition and physique over time, and an extra boost in confidence when rocking your summer clothes.