• These Are the Two Biggest Factors that Determine How Much of an Afterburn You Get

    30 days ago - By Cathe Friedrich

    Would you like to maximize the afterburn you get after a workout? Of course! Who wouldn't? The concept of an afterburn is a well-described phenomenon, although the extent to which you get one and how long it lasts is a bit overstated. You often hear that exercise that produces an afterburn can elevate your resting metabolism for days. Realistically, the length of time that your metabolism stays elevated is no more than 24 hours. Still, if it happens several times a week, it adds up.
    The scientific term for the afterburn is EPOC or excess post-exercise oxygen consumption. EPOC refers to the...
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