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Run Sprints to Lose Belly Fat Faster

Sprinting, not jogging, helps men lose harmful belly fat faster, scientists in Sydney found.

Eight-second bursts of sprinting on an exercise bike repeated intermittently for 20 minutes helped overweight men lose 2 kilograms (4 pounds) of body fat over 12 weeks, researchers at the University of New South Wales said today.

Importantly, there was a 17 percent reduction in fat stored around their liver, kidneys and other internal organs that is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease." - Jason Gale of Bloomberg

P.S. High-intensity exertion may result in greater fat loss than less vigorous forms of exercise such as jogging. - Journal of Obesity