How To Lose Belly Fat
Almost everyone wants to lose some excess fat on their body
somewhere. For the vast majority, they're looking to lose belly
fat and they want to lose belly fat fast! Whether you want to
admit it or not, most of us spend far too many months of the
year overeating and then scramble at the first sign of warm
weather in order to remove what's accumulated over the time.
Unfortunately, if you're trying to learn how to lose belly fat,
it's not exactly a quick fix.
The problem most individuals run into is they overlook how
difficult it can be to lose belly fat off their body. If the
truth be told, a fat belly is probably one of the hardest areas
to successfully remove because it's made up what is known as
You're body is actually physiologically slightly different
when it comes to fat around the abdominal region. What's the
reason for this? Primarily, it's the first place we tend to
store fat and where body fat is needed for protection the most
- to protect the organs and internal structures.
As such, your fat belly is going to do everything it can to
hold onto it. Not a good situation in your quest to lose belly fat.
In order to outsmart this, you're going to have to work
really hard. That's not to say it can't be done - it most
certainly can, you just have to have realistic expectations
about the time line you will achieve this goal over and how
much effort you'll have to put in.
First things first, lets talk about exercise to lose belly
fat. First, hit the weights. When lifting, be sure you are
lifting as heavy as you possibly can, as this is what will ramp
up your metabolism the highest. You want to shoot for the 6-10
rep range, as this is most appropriate for metabolic
Second, get that cardio up there. Don't do hours on end
though, focus on doing sprints. In fact, better yet is to
sprint first, then do more steady state cardio afterwards. This
will help to release the fatty acids from the tissue (mobilize
them) and then burn them off during the steady state cardio.
This type of set-up can be far more effective at getting that
stubborn fat off your body than doing a typical cardio session
Lastly, check over that belly fat diet. Too many fat or
carbohydrates calories will slow your progress, while protein,
generally speaking will help due to the fact the body burns
more calories just digesting it.
This can be taken too far though - there is no need to
exceed 1.5 grams per pound of body weight, but keeping it up
around that level is your best approach. Then, fill in the
remainder of your calories with carbohydrates around the
workout period and fat during the other times.
As long as you are patient with the process and continually
push yourself in the gym, there is no reason why within time,
you can't be sporting your own set of six-pack abs.
About the Author:
Vince DelMonte is the author of Your Six Pack
Quest found at http://www.YourSixPackQuest.com
He specializes in helping chubby guys and gals get
six pack abs without gimmicks,
supplements or dieting.
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