What is belly fat? How can you get rid of it? Can you get rid of it? The answers to these questions are yes. We will look at what belly fat is and how we can get rid of it.
The fat that you find in your belly is the kind of fat that surrounds various organs. There are two kinds of fat in our body. One is found underneath the skin surface and is called subcutaneous fat.
The other kind of fat is what is causing your belly fat and this is found deep within the body. Lets take a look at some tips that will help you lose that belly fat.
Tip 1: Eat smaller meals 4-6 times a day.
Following this tip will help increase your metabolism because your body will need more energy to digest all the food that you eat.
Tip 2: Eat foods that burn fat.
You want to cut back on foods that contain sugar and white flour. Look to add foods to your diet that have a lot of protein and not a lot of sugar or saturated fats. Fruits, vegetables, fish, poultry, eggs and lean meats are good food to add to your diet to help you lose that belly fat.
Tip 3: Drink a lot of fluids.
The best fluid to drink is water and you want to drink 64 oz. a day. To function at its best, you need to drink a lot of water. Some of the liquids to avoid include canned soda, drinks that have chocolate in them, and some fruit juices. If you are going to drink fruit juices you want to try to drink fresh juices rather than canned juices. The canned juices may contain a lot of sugar.
Tip 4. Exercise using short intense short timed weights and cardiovascular exercises
You want to use weights so that your muscles in your abdomen will get tighter and burn more calories and fat. Some of the exercises that will work your abdominal muscles include squats, presses and pulldowns.
Cardio and aerobic exercises help you to burn calories and increase your metabolism. But forget the long boring cardio.. do short quick time Intense weights and cardiovascular exercises.
Some different exercises that will fall under these types of exercises include swimming, running, walking, jogging and dancing to name just a few. Any of these done 3-5 days per week will definitely help you to lose some of that fat.
Dont despair if you are trying to lose some weight or in particular you are trying to lose some of that belly fat. It definitely can be done by changing the quantity and quality of your eating habits. Watch what you eat, when you eat and how much you eat.
Add exercise along with a lot of water, and you should definitely see a difference in your body.
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