Burn calories

The four source of energy for the body are fats, proteins, carbohydrates and alcohol. Unlike the other energy sources, alcohol is processed by the liver and is included in calories. And yes this is the reason why many alcoholics and heavy drinkers experience liver damage soon. A bottle of distilled spirits per day would provide your body with 1,875 calories. But you must be wondering as to how you will be able to burn these calories. If you add a little food to that number you very quickly rise to a caloric intake where you would start putting on pounds. And therefore the burning of calories is very important.

How do you measure the calories you want to burn!!

Specifically speaking about calories a calorie is a measure of energy. The weight management of the body is depended upon the energy balance equation which comprises of the amount of energy you put into your body i.e. calories and the amount of energy you use. Scientifically a calorie can also be defined as a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by single degree at one atmosphere pressure which be used by nutritionists to typify the energy-producing potential in food.

Ways to burn calories!!
1) Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)
BMR is the quantity of calories you burn just by being stationery - even at what time you are lying down, doing nothing. BMR accounts for just about 60% of the calories burned for a person.
2) Burning Calories for Activity
This is the energy used during group - from lifting your arm to operate the distant control to cleaning the windows. This accounts for just about 30% of the calories burn by an average person.
3) Dietary Thermo genesis
The 'thermogenic effect' is described as a meal-induced heat production - the calories being burned in the procedure of eating, digesting, fascinating and using food.

So start burning today!!

The actual amount of calories burned during exercise - studies have shown that sustained, high-intensity exercise makes you burn more calories for several hours later. Try an half hour minute sessions of heart rate raising exercise, such as vigorous walking, step aerobics, jogging or swimming, 3-4 times a week.

There is some evidence to suggest that eating less and usual meals will keep your metabolism going faster than larger and less frequent meals. There are two reasons why meal incidence may affect your metabolism. Firstly, levels of thyroid hormones start to reduce within hours of eating a meal, and metabolism slow. Secondly, it may be that the thermogenic consequence of eating several small meals is somewhat more than eating the same amount of calories all at once.

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