I think that we can all agree that abs are the one body part that universally determines whether a person is in shape or not. Who wants a fat stomach? Obviously the answer is….. No one. Your stomach is the center peace of your body and sets off the rest of your body. If you don’t have a six pack or even a four pack, no one cares about your arms chest etc….. I don’t normally take it this far, but many people think that having a hanging belly is very unattractive. But the most important thing for me is that it is unhealthy. The fitness industry recognizes most people’s desire to burn that stubborn stomach fat. Let’s be honest the real reason why a majority of us don’t have six packs is that if you don’t have the genetics, it’s very difficult. But guess what? Its not impossible. As a matter of fact I think I may be able to assist you. Here are a few helpful tips to drop your belly fat
Exercises For Your Abs
One thing that I’ve noticed is that everyone once to run straight to the ab machine, decline bench and leg raise station. In their mind, if I do abs exercises every day then my stomach will automatically come down FIRST . It makes since in theory, but this
Truthfully you can’t just force your body to burn body fat on a particularly area of your body. The crazy ab workouts, P 90X and Insanity(outdated I know) won’t do shit. Granted these exercises will strengthen and develop your abs, but will not help you reveal them for the whole world to see. In order to actually reveal your six pack abs you must cut your bodyfat down so that you don’t have a layer of fat covering them. This is where your diet will come into play.
How to Lose Belly Fat
Since we’ve already gotten passed the fact that fancy machines and exercises aren’t the answer. Oh yeah, and cardio is not the answer either. When you burn fat with cardio it will be taken from different parts of the body. Genetics will determine whether you burn leg fat, back fat or stomach fat first. There’s no getting around it. In reality your belly fat will most likely be the last thing to go. Sorry to break it to you.
As far as exercise, it’s up to you. Any type of cardio or physical activity can HELP ASSIST assist in the loss of belly fat. The purpose is to get your heart rate up to burn calories. In the beginning you should pick the amount of time that you are comfortable with. But understand that doing cardio for too long will cause you to also burn off muscle.
Even though cardio is a great way speed up weight loss, it’s not as important as making sure your metabolism is high. Even if you burn 1000 calories in a training session if your metabolism is not high enough you won’t be burning any calories during your resting time throughout the day. There are a number of ways you can boost your metabolism.
Taking a fat burner also helps. Make sure you check with your doctor and find a product that is high quality. Preferably one with natural ingredients. This will also help boost your energy levels while curbing your appetite making it easier to follow your diet. Remember you get what you pay for.