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Can exercising on an empty stomach help me burn more fat?

Not necessarily. Our body has a unique ability to have large storage supplies of glycogen which is our primary fuel source. So even if you are exercising on an empty stomach your body will continue to use stored glycogen as fuel source. In addition to this your body has the ability to create energy more readily than it can breakdown fat for energy. Burning fat will gradually occur overtime by expending more energy than you consume in a given day.

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