(HardBodySuccess ) Exercisers who pumped iron 20 minutes before cycling melted more fat than those who didn't lift or those who waited longer between lifting and doing cardio.
7 Easy Ways to Kickstart Your Metabolism
FEBRUARY 13, 2013Kate Ashford, Health.com
"Your metabolism isn't fixed," says exercise physiologist Gary Ditsch. "You can impact it significantly with your daily activity and diet."
Adopt a few of these strategies to get the metabolism you crave -- in the time you have.1. Think: strong. What you may not realize is that the calorie burn continues long after your last rep. In a study at Southern Illinois University, exercisers who did a 15-minute resistance routine burned 100 extra calories a day for three days afterward.2. Include intervals. Cyclists who pedaled at an all-out effort with high resistance for a total of five 30-second sprints (that's just 2.5 minutes!) burned a whopping 200 calories, according to recent Colorado State University research.Read more: CNN Health