I'd like you to imagine that there's
a switch on your forehead. Every time
you flip that switch, it does
1. It elevates
several of your body's hormones
that tell your body to burn more
2. It decreases
hormones that tell your body
to store fat.
3. It gives
your metabolism (basal metabolic
rate) a boost.
be flipping that switch pretty frequently?
You bet you would! You w
probably wear it out. Now,
what if it required a little effort on
your part to flip it? Are you game? Would
you be willing to exercise regularly to
get that switch flipped, because that's exactly
what exercise will do for you.
you exercise, the switch gets flipped.
For example, insulin is a hot topic
right now because it's a "fat
storage" hormone. Exercise
decreases an elevated insulin level allowing
fat to be removed from "storage"
and burned as fuel. Epinephrine
and growth hormone are "fat mobilization"
hormones. Their blood levels are
increased with exercise and they cause fat
to be removed from "storage" and burned
metabolic rate is elevated a little
every time you exercise. the more you
flip the switch, the more it's elevated. Here's
the bottom line folks - when you're sedentary,
your body loves to hold on to fat.
It likes to "store" as much as it can.
Conversely, when you exercise, your
body screams for fat to be dumped.
It does everything it can to
get rid of fat. The more you
exercise, the more it screams. Make