Fast Fat Loss With Sprinting

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I normally do a LOT of abs.

After each work I perform hanging leg raises, sit ups, planks, side planks, and a lot off wood-chop type moves for the obliques.

But you know what?

They NEVER get sore. I guess I have built up a certain amount of endurance in my abs and they now recover pretty fast.

That’s what I thought…

Yesterday I woke up and could barely move! Every time I coughed, talked, sneezed or laughed my abs burnt like hell.

But it wasn’t from some new cutting-edge way to train the abdominals, it was from SPRINTING.

Sprinting is one of the BEST ways to burn body fat fast. And as I discovered, it also absolutely destroys your core, glutes, quads and shoulders at the same time.

It really is a “full body workout” and not just another cardio exercise.

The beauty of it is you do not need any equipment, you just find some grass or sand and go for it.

I recommend sprinting 1-2 times per week, on top of your strength training. You can either do it directly after strength training, 4-6 hours after strength training, or on the days in between.

Here is the sprint workout that KILLED my abs:

Warm up – I always do a full-body warm up before each session. It includes squats, pushups, lunges, foam rolling, and a lot of stretching, specifically my pecs, hip flexors and calves.

Set #1 – 10 x 100m sprints at 70-75%. Walk back recovery. Rest 60-120 secs after 10.

Set #2 – 10 x 75m sprints at 80-85%. Walk back recovery. Rest 60-120 secs after 10.

Set #3 – 10 x 50m sprints at 90%. Walk back recovery.

I then finished with 50 burpees as fast as I can, which had me drowning in sweat. The whole workout was short, effective, and had ZERO equipment which I love to mix in with traditional strength training.

Note – I do NOT mean sprinting on a treadmill. Treadmill running and outdoor running are two different beasts. Outdoor running is WAY harder, but it’s also much faster at burning body fat. 

 

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