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5 Excellent Exercises to Promote Fat Loss

The following exercises to promote fat loss are all important movements, but nutrition is absolutely the primary key here. If you can combine an effective exercise routine with an intelligent nutrition plan then you will be primed for success!

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Regardless of your goals, effective training starts with picking the right exercises. The best exercises for fat loss are the best exercises for almost any goal. The big, hard compound movements will help improve your overall strength, tendons, muscles, joints, bones and even your immune system. Add these into your training.

Build Muscle

Virtually everyone trying to lose body fat should use hypertrophy training to gain some muscle. Even a few extra pounds of lean muscle means a lot more calories burned each day. The following are all excellent exercises to promote fat loss that anyone can do.

Exercises to Promote Fat LossSource: Courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Deadstop Squat – Exercises to Promote Fat Loss

Dead stop exercises will help you break through plateaus, get stronger and are a great challenge to test how strong you really are.

The Box Squat is the easiest way to use the dead-stop method with this movement. Use a wider than normal stance, open your knees and squat down until your butt grazes the top of the box. Hold there for a one-count, making sure to stay engaged; then drive up off the box. Use a knee-high box so that your pelvis is tilted forward and your back is arched. A box that’s too low will put your body in an undesirable bottom position, which could lead to injury.

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