Excess Post Exercise Oxygen Consumption – EPOC

The afterburn effect, also known as excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC), is when you have an increased quantity of calories burned after exercise (up to 72 hours after exercise). Exercise, especially high intensity interval training (HIIT), increases your muscles' demand for oxygen (VO2), which oxidizes carbohydrates and fats, producing the energy needed for movement.
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