The 80-20 Fat Loss Rule

I know many men and women decide to start exercising to burn off unwanted fat. But what exactly is a fat loss workout routine? What makes a workout effective for burning fat? These are the first questions that should be answered before you start exercising. How much time does it take to go through the routine?

Today I am sharing with you an article by Craig Ballantyne, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist which I found in a way appealing. This workout plan suits me perfectly. Leave your comment and let me know what you think about this. 

He talks about Turbulence Training and here it is..

Turbulence Training

What is Turbulence Training?

Turbulence training is my method of doing strength training and interval training in one workout. So that you get in and out of the gym whether it’s your home gym or whether it’s a commercial gym. You get your workout done in 45 minutes.

We start with a 5-minute bodyweight warm up and then we do strength training for 20 minutes, whether it’s bodyweight training or dumbbells. Sometimes we use barbells but most people that I work with train at home so we just use dumbbells and bodyweight exercises – no fancy equipment needed.

Then we finish with 20 minutes of interval training. We are using the most efficient and effective training methods. The stuff that gets you the most results in the least amount of time. So we are not doing long, slow cardio sessions and we’re not doing 5 or 6 day per week bodybuilding training programs.

It’s like the old business principle – 80% of your results come
from 20% of your efforts – so why do endless amounts of cardio and redundant strength training exercises?

Do only what you need to do and then get out of the gym.

Don’t live in the gym..

Craig Ballantyne is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and writes for Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Maximum Fitness, Muscle and Fitness Hers, and Oxygen magazines. His trademarked Turbulence Training fat loss workouts have been featured multiple times in Men’s Fitness and Maximum Fitness magazines, and have helped thousands of men and women around the world lose fat, gain muscle, and get lean in less than 45 minutes three times per week. For more information on the Turbulence Training workouts that will help you burn fat without long, slow cardio sessions or fancy equipment, click here.

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