Low intensity steady state cardio uses fat for fuel.
It works well, but it is a slow process.Click Here for my article on getting Super-Lean by Eating a High Carb Diet (Opposite of Keto).
HIIT is popular now because it burns more calories in less time and also burns calories after the workout is completed.
Here is a video explaining why you may still want to include LISS even if you mainly do HIIT cardio for fat loss.
Low-Intensity Steady State cardio is slow at burning fat, but you can speed up the fat loss process by doing HIIT first.
Intense exercise like HIIT releases free fatty acids into the bloodstream. If you follow these intense efforts with slow cardio, you can easily burn a lot of this fat.
Here’s a chart from my cardio course which outlines this fat loss method.
If you simply do HIIT, these fatty acids will get re-deposited back into your fat stores.
So make sure and follow ALL intense exercise with walking for 10-20 minutes.
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