Benefits of Fat Burners: If you want to lose more weight, should you be using a fat burner?
It is very important to understand the purpose of fat burning supplements, ingredients, and possible side effects before jumping into the pot of stimulant users. There are non-stimulant fat burners available but really a glorified bottle of nutrients easily obtained from healthy food intake.
Cutting fat and getting tone is big business in the supplement world. So many are struggling and desperate to find that magic something to melt the pounds away. There are so many fat burning supplements stocking shelves and just as many consumers lining up with cash-in-hand.
All lightness aside, stimulant fat burners do not burn fat. Ouch! What does burn fat is you burning calories during a workout and eating a consistently healthy diet. If a salesperson claims taking a fat burner and sitting on the couch is going to shed fat off your body, run the other direction.
This article will not address specific fat burner brands as they all share pretty much the same ingredients. Pick up any one bottle and compare to the other and you will find shared ingredients sprinkled in with some herbal blend to support a healthy body. Also common with stimulant fat burners are outlandish names on the label to describe cutting fat. You would think a person was a wild animal or something to bring home a bottle and proudly display with machismo on the kitchen counter.
The role of a stimulant fat burner is to ‘supplement’ the exercise experience through a temporary heightened mental and physical state. Imagine the feeling of downing several espresso shots and the immediate need to burn off the jittery energy produced. This pretty much describes how you would feel after taking a stimulant fat burner.
Caffeine is probably the leading ingredient in stimulant fat burners. It is considered a methylxanthine and stimulates the central nervous system, heart, and skeletal muscle. Caffeine produces thermogenesis and simply means the body is heated up and metabolizing at a faster rate.
Not to place a downer on any excitement regarding stimulant fat burners as some of your friends, family and gym buddies may swear by them. Put in the research, read the labels and know all supplements are not regulated. Supplement companies can pretty up their package with any lingo to sell you the product. Let’s take a look at typical stimulant based fat burning ingredients and how they are supposed to enhance fat burning. Benefits of Fat Burners.
According to 2005 Obesity Research “caffeine intake was associated with weight loss through thermogenesis and fat oxidation.” The unfortunate drawback is many fat burners are not forthcoming with exact dosages or even quality of their product. Remember the ‘no regulation’ deal with all supplements applies.
So yes, fat burners to help you to increase your metabolism. And if your metabolism is boosted, you will be able to burn off more fat. However, if you just sit around and don’t do anything, no fat burner in the world will work for you. Read about Benefits of Fat Burners.