Bodyweight Strength Workouts Burn Fat

Bodyweight strength workouts burn fat and allow you to use natural body motions. You don't need exercise machines. Machines limit your natural range of motion. Try doing a squat on the Smith Machine and see how natural that feels.



To be fair, machine workouts can be beneficial for beginners. But, even beginners should not stay with the machines for too long. Why? Because machines also stabilize your body for you. You need to develop strength that allows your body to stabilize itself. Also, no two people have the same exact motions.

Enter in bodyweight strength exercises. These types of exercises allow you to train in all 3 planes of motion (machines usually limit you to training in 1 plane of motion--sagittal).

I don't even recommend doing cardio exercise on machines. Cardio machines do alot of the work for you. Personally, running on cardio machines bores me to tears! Try doing sprint cardio intervals outside on grass and see how tough it is to fight against gravity, ground forces and the elements. You are forced to generate all the momentum and force.

Doing bodyweight strength exercises and cardio exercise on grass will give you more calorie burn, more fat burn and will tone your body faster than doing the same exercises on machines. Oh yeah, another benefit---YOU DON'T NEED A GYM MEMBERSHIP. You can do these types of workouts at home, at the park or at the school yard. And, you save travel time to and from the gym.

Forget the gym memberships and try bodyweight workouts at home.

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Mark Dilworth, BA, PES
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About Mark

About Mark

Mark Dilworth is a Lifestyle and Weight Management Specialist and since 2006 he has owned Your Fitness University, Her Fitness Hut, My Fitness Hut, Sports Fitness Hut.

Mark has helped thousands of clients and readers make lifestyle changes that lead to better long-term health, which includes acceptable body fat and ideal body weight.He does not recommend fad diets, quick weight loss gimmicks, starvation diets, weight loss pills, fat burner supplements and the like.