A post revealing the facts about crunches and cardio. Read along and find out more about it and what to do about it by By The Leading Brisbane Personal Trainers and Gym Specialists - Helfi Team.
Upon stumbling across some research, the other day, we read a piece that reinforced what we already know, yet so many people still believe the myth. According to Men's Health magazine, it takes more than 45,000 crunches to burn a kilo of belly fat. So you'll never get a flat stomach or six pack abs while crunching away on the ground.
So then we get the calculator out and work out how many calories are burnt in 1 hour of cardio to work out exactly how many hours we need to run FLAT OUT to burn 8000 calories of fat (ie approx 8000 calories in 1 kg of fat). Well assuming someone can run FLAT OUT for 13 hours straight, they will reward themselves with 1 kg of fat loss... Yippie... So how realistic is is to get a flatter stomach or drop a couple of kilos of fat, while relying on cardio?
On the other hand, crunches and too much cardio can literally be a pain in the neck, lower back knees and ankles. And there is nothing exciting about moving belly fat around that wont go away. So why not get some proper guidance from the team at Helfi Addiciton 24/7 Fitness Centres, and do what suggest, and follow a more balanced system that not only puts put them aside, but introduces to you an easier way to burning fat...
So here is what we suggest you should you do instead?
Get started with a proper exercise program designed to activate fat burning even when you sleep. Let us help you compliment this with the right nutrition system that will ensure your training is not going to waste.
At Helfi Addiction 24/7 Fitness Centres, we provide you with the motivating environment to help you achieve your health and fitness goals in a more balanced way. Whether your needing a 24 hour gym to work out of, Personal Training, Group Personal Training, or Nutrition guidance, just ask our team for help. So imagine no how much more easier would it be to follow a specially tailored programe that can activate your body to burn belly fat while you sleep... I like that!!!
By the way, if you happened to stumble across this article and are not a client of Helfi Addiction 24/7 Fitness Centres, and you’re motivated to get started with a workout program that works (and you live in the Brisbane Southside area – we are located in Woolloongabba) drop on by and we will be happy to give you a $1 Training Experience to trial us out. Of course, if you’re not a local resident you can like our Facebook page to receive all the latest information, knowledge and events as well.
THE HELFI ADDICTION TEAM
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Helfi Addiction 24/7 Fitness Centres, cater for our Brisbane Southside community, located on 199 Logan Road Woolloogabba. We are a local based 24 hour gym, that cater for clients who love a family and fun based gym environment, clients who require additional support with mature and sensible Brisbane personal trainers and our popular group personal training Toning and Cardio sessions. Our approach is sensible, wholistic and family centred. So if you are looking for a change in your fitness, nutrition and health why not give us ago...
Our Helfi Personal Trainers are obviously fully certified Master personal trainers and Health and Fitness Professionals. Our leadership prides itself with a decorated background in managing and mentoring people for over 20 years. With the needed people & personal development experience combined with his technical expertise in health and fitness, you can be rest assured the Helfi Team will give you the best guidance for you goals.
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Helfi Addiction 24/7 Fitness Centres is a local family and community friendly professional 24 hour gym and personal training fitness business based in Brisbane, Queensland.
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