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Fat Burners – Explained for ordinary people

Suppose you are an ordinary person that does not understand all the jargon, and technicalities of fat burners. And just want to know how you can hack your body to lose fat, then this article is for you.

First of all, fat burners are not magic bullets. They are not pills or supplements you take and lose the excess fat without effort, but they can play an essential and significant role to achieve your weight and fat percentage goals. To put it in more absolute terms, diet is about 80%, exercise about 20%, usually. But with fat burners, you can change that ratio to diet 80%, exercise 10% and fat burners 10%. Which means you can get great results with less training, but you still have to nail diet.

How Fat Burners work:

They work by doing the following things, increase your metabolism, helps your body to use fat as an energy source, curb your appetite whilst increasing energy.

They do this by utilising ingredients like Caffeine, Protein powder, Green Tea Extract, Yohimbine and Soluble Fibre. These are some of the most common and widespread natural fat burner ingredients. However, your body over time will adapt, and it will lose its effectiveness. The recommendation is that fat burners are cycled every 4 to 6 weeks.

The Dark Side:

Because Fat Burners are a supplement, it is not tightly regulated by die FDA, and the onus is on the manufacturer to ensure that the product is safe. This is one of the reasons so many people are very disappointed with the results.

Fat Burners can also have the following side effects:

Anxiety – Some of the ingredients can increase cortisol levels, which is your stress hormone and can contribute to anxiety.

Lack of sleep – Caffeine is a major ingredient, and a powerful stimulant does I need to say more.

Increased blood pressure – When your metabolism is increased, it means your organs also have to work harder, more specifically your heart. As your heart beats faster your blood pressure may increase.

Behaviour changes – Given the number of stimulants in most Fat Burner cocktails, it can lead to irritability and mood swings.

Stomach problems – Whey protein powder is the biggest contributor to these types of problem, but caffeine in some people can also lead to stomach issues.

Should you use a Fat Burner?

That is a very personal choice, however, if you would like to use it there are some guidelines which will make them much more effective.

When you drink them: It has the most benefit 30 minutes before breakfast and/or just before a workout. This will give some extra energy during a workout and give them a chance to kick-start your metabolism before breakfast.

For how long you need to drink them: It is best to use them for 4 to 6 weeks and then stop using them for 2 weeks, rinse and repeat.

Which ones to use: Fat burners can be a bit of a minefield, below are some recommendations.

This is a great all in one safe Fat Burner, with great results when combined with a diet and some exercise.

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Apart form the unusual label design, it is a great, safe and trustworthy fat burner use successfully by millions.

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