How to Use Thermogenic Fat Burners
Let’s immediately break down the scientific jargon so you know exactly what thermogenic fat burners are. Let’s rephrase thermogenic - genesis - the beginning or formation. Thermo - heat, now that it’s deconstructed, we get ‘the formation of heat’, and that’s what this incredible product does amongst a heap of other functions that contribute to weight loss, and we’ll get into that in a second.
But we are going to give you more than that. We’ll look at a few specific products that the Body Science athletes are getting around at the moment. We’ll also take a look at the effective nature of thermogenic fat burners and whether you can use coffee as a thermogenic.
Sound alright? Let’s do it.
What Are Thermogenics?
At its core, a thermogenic is a supplement designed to help you lose weight. Through suppression of appetite, and increased metabolism, to providing additional energy reserves so you don't get to the end of the day with zero energy and nothing left in the tank to go for that afternoon workout.
We find that our customers and athletes, once introduced to thermogenic fat burners, encompass an underlying increase of motivation purely in response to newfound energy levels.
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How to Use Thermogenic Fat Burners
Thermogenic fat burners are known to improve the mental, physical and in due course and as a result, the emotional aspects of health. Our Shred products, in particular, the Hydroxy Shred is widely used by athletes, fitness enthusiasts and even those that require a high level of functionality due to their busy schedules at work and/or home life.
So how should you use thermogenic fat burners? The versatility of the product’s benefits results in a tailored approach to taking the supplement depending on your unique circumstances.
Day in day out, taking the Hydroxy Shred or a similar product is going to improve cognitive function and energy levels.
For those with a rigorous exercise regime - at the start and end of the day is going to maximise productivity, energy levels and circulation to streamline nutrients and oxygen carried around the body. If you’re worried about having too much energy right before bedtime. Dr Brad McEwan states the dosage had been curated, so no one will feel those jitters often associated with shred products or caffeine.
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If your schedule is medium paced and you enjoy a workout once or twice a week, either in the morning of your workout or right before is ideal. This recommendation doesn’t mean that you can’t take it every day. If you’re looking to increase motivation, productivity and energy levels, then by all means, take the supplement daily!
Are thermogenic fat burners effective?
Shred products have been used in the sports and nutrition industry for many years now and the effectiveness of the supplement is obviously very dependent on the product you are using. The best way to understand whether thermogenic fat burners are effective is to look at the individual ingredients listed. Let’s take a look.
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Thermogenic Product Ingredients
It’s absolutely crucial to look at the component or ingredients used in the thermogenic that you’re considering. There are a lot of products out there with really good marketing strategies that are there to sell but not make a difference. And you might think, well that doesn’t mean much coming from someone that sells thermogenic products. Which is why we decided to have a chat with Dr Brad McEwan -
Brad is a nutrition expert, naturopath, herbalist, and educator with 19 years of clinical experience. Brad has a PhD from the University of Sydney and a masters in Health science and human nutrition from Deakin University. It’s safe to say he knows what he is talking about!
But enough about Brad, let’s talk about the ingredients you should be looking for when considering a good thermogenic product.
Garcinia Cambogia is a tropical fruit native to Southeast Asia. The fruit's rind contains the chemical compound hydroxycitric acid, or HCA, which appears to inhibit an enzyme called citrate lyase in your body. It also enhances levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin in your brain, which may help you feel less hungry.
Acetyl-L-carnitine is synthesised from L-carnitine in the body. L-carnitine and acetyl-L-carnitine are utilised to help the body convert fat into energy.
Acetyl-L-carnitine is required for a variety of bodily functions, and it's produced naturally in the brain, liver, and kidneys.
Specific doses have proven to aid people suffering from dementia, nerve pain and depression (WebMD).
Caffeine works as a stimulant; for some, it’s more stimulating than it is for others and for certain people, it’s the only thing that gets them out of bed. But why is it this way?
Caffeine is an antioxidant and an anti-inflammatory; it significantly aids vascular blood flow, dilating arteries and veins and improving the effectiveness of circulation, which is obviously very important when the heart rate is up, and the body needs an influx of oxygen. Due to increased circulation, nutrients are carried to muscle tissues faster and more effectively.
In the last couple of years, Tyrosine has become a popular ingredient in the sports and nutrition sector. This is owed to the positive impact it has on thyroid function and metabolism.
The core structure of your thyroid hormone is tyrosine and iodine. By supplementing tyrosine, you can increase your metabolic rate and energy flow, especially when it’s combined with companion ingredients like the ones listed above.
Looking for a few Thermogenic Fat Burning Products?
We recommend the Hydroxy Burn Shred, Body Science’s newest shred product. But if you’re looking for a bit of a selection, take a look at our Shred Collection. We hope you’ve enjoyed our take on how to use thermogenic fat burners.