Tips to burn fat this sum­mer

South Waikato News - - SPORT - By HEATHER GABY

Want to lose fat this sum­mer?

Cre­ate an en­ergy deficit. To lose body fat we must make sure our en­ergy in is less than our en­ergy out.

The best way to do this is to eat fewer calo­ries through good food choices. Com­bine this with burn­ing ex­tra calo­ries through ex­er­cise and we see a deficit of en­ergy in.

To shed fat, re­duce fat. The best way to achieve this is to re­duce your fat in­take. Re­duce your fat in­take and you will au­to­mat­i­cally re­duce your calo­rie in­take.

Keep hit­ting the weights. Mus­cle tis­sue needs calo­ries to be main­tained, there­fore the more mus­cle we have, the more calo­ries we burn on a reg­u­lar ba­sis. This is es­pe­cially im­por­tant for women be­cause as we age we start to lose our mus­cle mass.

Up the in­ten­sity. The fit­ter you are the more en­ergy you can burn for the same amount of time. Make grad­ual in­creases in your in­ten­sity. Polocrosse in Toko­roa This long week­end will be a busy one at the Toko­roa Me­mo­rial Sports­ground with Polocrosse teams from through­out the North Is­land com­pet­ing in the Pu­taruru/ Ti­rau Polocrosse Club tour­na­ment.

Ap­prox­i­mately 28 teams from as far north as Kaikohe and south as Ash­hurst will be start­ing play this Satur­day, Jan­uary 29 at 8.30am with play con­tin­u­ing through to Sun­day.

This tour­na­ment will also be an im­por­tant one for the 14 World Cup squad mem­bers, who will play on Satur­day at 4pm and again in the early af­ter­noon on Sun­day.

Af­ter this the World Cup team will be an­nounced and will train for the World com­pe­ti­tion in the UK in July.

Head to the sports­ground this week­end to check out the games, the horses and com­peti­tors.

This sport is be­com­ing more pop­u­lar and we in the South Waikato are lucky to have a strong club.

Toko­roa Har­ri­ers

Toko­roa Hash House Har­ri­ers will be meet­ing tonight, Wed­nes­day, at the Olde es­tab­lish­ment on Man­ner­ing St. Next week, Wed­nes­day Fe­bru­ary 2,


House they will be meet­ing at Dino’s on State High­way 1.

The group meets at 6pm for a fun walk/ jog/ run around a set course. Join the group for some fun, so­cial ac­tiv­ity.

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