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Fat Burning Hacks

From the Show: Health Radio
Summary: What tricks can you implement in daily life to start burning that fat?
Air Date: 4/27/16
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Joey Thurman, Health Expert

Joey ThurmanJoey Thurman is a health, fitness, and nutrition expert and the creator of The Lifestyle Renovation, a website dedicated to helping people achieve their health and fitness goals. He has appeared on CBS, FOX, ABC, and WCIU sharing his insights as a celebrity fitness trainer and published author.

Joey's work has been featured in publications such as BodyBuilding.com, Racked, TimeOut Chicago, RedEye, and American Global Traveler. Joey is a fashion model represented by Chosen Model Management where he works with brands including Neiman Marcus, Abercrombie, Jockey, and Carson Pirie Scott.

He has also appeared on the covers of Healthy for Men and TimeOut Chicago. Joey is a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) with the American Council on Exercise, a Fitness Nutrition Specialist (FNS) and a FITchef.

Fat Burning Hacks
We want convenience, because we’re used to getting what we want, when we want it.

Losing body fat doesn’t quite work that way, but there are tricks you can incorporate into your daily routine to burn off fat.

Muscle burns fat. Work to gain muscle with cardio and strength training. Keep that muscle metabolically active and the fat will burn.

Choose your meals wisely. You burn up to 20% of the calories you consume during the digestive process. By selecting lean meats, vegetables and whole grains, your body will process your meals wisely.

Have a caffeine pill or a cup of black coffee before your workout. The caffeine will bond with the fat and help it burn.

Sleep in a cold room (66 degrees Fahrenheit or lower). Sleeping in a cold room for several weeks activates fat burning.

Keep in mind that fat comes off in reverse order of how you gain it. If you just got that double chin over the holidays, chances are good that the second chin will be the first fat to go. The place you probably want to lose the fat the most is likely the last place it will leave. Keep up the fitness and smart eating habits and the fat will melt away.

Fitness expert and personal trainer, Joey Thurman, shares his favorite fat burning hacks.

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