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Welcome to Afterburn Effect Training!

Congratulations for choosing to get in shape using this fantastic method!

Afterburn Effect Training is a very popular exercise method and is the choice of most fitness experts. This is because it allows you to get much faster results for a fraction of the time it would take with other methods!

This website has been made to provide you with afterburn effect workout routines, informative articles and afterburn training tips.

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What is The Afterburn Effect?

To put it as simply as possible, the afterburn effect is what happens when your body continues to burn off calories, even after a workout session. This effect is also known as excess post-exercise oxygen consumption, or EPOC for short.

If the correct techniques are used, you can essentially super charge your metabolism into overdrive, causing you to burn off more calories over a longer period of time.

This increase of your metabolic rate enables you to literally lose weight in your sleep, and no, I’m not exaggerating  As long as you use the correct techniques, you can expect to see much faster results than you would using other exercise methods.

For more info read: What is The Afterburn Effect?

How To Trigger The Afterburn Effect

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The technique used to trigger the afterburn effect is fairly straight forward in principal. You’re likely doing it already without even knowing.

The best way to trigger the effect is to do what is known as ‘high intensity interval training’ or HIIT for short.

High intensity interval training is a method in which you perform an exercise and push yourself to your absolute limit, within a short space of time.

A good example of HIIT is short burst sprinting. You sprint for 20-30 seconds as quickly as possible, have a brief rest, then repeat multiple times.

Doing this would burn off far more calories than if you were to jog lightly for 30 minutes.

More importantly, this effect can make your body continue to burn off calories for 20 minutes to 48 hours AFTER your workout, even if you’re not moving.

The clear advantage of this is that you can cut down the amount of time you spend working out, and also get better results. It’s a no-brainer really. The only downside is that you are going to feel it more, especially if you’re not used to it.

For more info read: How To Get The Afterburn Effect

Pros and Cons of High Intensity Training

If I haven’t already made it clear, I absolutely love the afterburn effect and how much it helps with weight loss, and HIIT is the best way to make use of it. Although high intensity interval training has some amazing benefits, there are some downsides. Below is a brief list of the pros and cons:

Pros:

  • Spend less time working out for even greater results, giving you more time to spend with family and friends.
  • Continue to burn off those pesky calories, even when resting.
  • Greatly develops your burst potential, something that is particularly important for boxers for example

Cons:

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  • Increases the chance of injury due to the intensity of the workouts required. Proper form, warming up and not seriously overexerting yourself can prevent this.
  • Takes a lot out of you, especially when you’re just starting out. Start out small and slow to find out what your body can manage.

As long as you are careful and don’t try to do too much at once, you should find afterburn effect training to be your favourite exercise technique for losing weight.

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