9. To strip fat, walk, don't run
If walking is good, you’d reckon running would be better. But there’s a reason one of the first things bodybuilders do to strip body fat is to walk for 30 to 60 minutes before breakfast. Walking in a fasted state prompts your body to tap into fat, not carbohydrate stores and, unlike running, it doesn’t promote the release of fat-storing, muscle-eating cortisol.