5 Amazing Steps to Burn Belly Fat
Every year you might be making a New Year resolution to burn belly fat and get rid of those extra calories. You may long for an hour glass figure but cannot achieve that because of your tight schedule or simply because you don’t want to come out of your comfort zone. You can be a movie buff and want to look like the hottest celebs but all your efforts go in vain when you don’t look good in a body hugging dress primarily because of your belly fat.
Don’t worry so much because now you can easily burn belly fat and can transform your flabby belly into washboard abs by religiously following these 5 simple steps:
Step one – Exercise consistently!
The first and the most important way to burn belly fat is to do the proper exercise required which will affect your belly muscles and will also help to burn fat. Pull-ups, crunches, lunges, leg raise and push-ups for at least 20 times in a set should be your routine activity. These exercises should be done in 2-3 sets in a day. You must be thinking that it is impossible, but don’t worry, you can halt or take a small pause after completing 10 push-ups or pull-ups. While doing these exercises if you want to feel motivated, you can turn on some loud music to sync in with your heat!
Step two – Say no to sugar!
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For having and retaining a slim belly and a beautiful body, you have to quit sugar, sweets, soft drinks, packed fruit juices, alcohol and chocolates (excepting dark chocolate). All of these junk foods contain sugar which makes your belly fat and can even affect your liver. Any kind of sweet dishes can cause obesity and other insulin resistant diseases like diabetes. Avoid sugar syrups, pastries and cakes. Excess sugar in the body also causes insulin resistance for which you can have high blood sugar level. Well it is a very tough step to take but like we all know “no pain, no gain”.
Step Three – Gorge on protein rich food
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The best and most exciting part about proteins is that they don’t get stored in the body. Statistical data shows that protein helps to reduce your food craving up to 60% and also helps in burning belly fat and calories fast. So if you want to have an hour glass figure, include protein rich foods like egg whites, chicken, soya protein and dairy products.
Step Four – Drink plenty of water
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Drink at least 2-3 liters of water every day. When you do not consume enough water, you body gets dehydrated and as a result, it holds back water making you flabby. You can avoid water retention by increasing your daily consumption of water as this will help your body to bid adieu to excess stored water leading you to burn your belly fat easily and get a flat tummy in no time. Excess water helps to clear your bowel system and flushes harmful toxins out of the body. Water not only helps to detoxify your skin but also help you to reduce weight and have a slim figure.
Drink a glass of water before breakfast, lunch and dinner as this will make your stomach full and you can only eat selectively and won’t gorge on the food that is served in front of you. You can have fruits like oranges, water melons as they natural levels of water in them. So, now you know what to do at meal times. A piece of advice would be that do not gobble your food but have it slowly and chew it properly to make a smoothie as this will help your food to digest better
Step Five – Slow down that carbohydrate intake
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Carbohydrates rich food makes you fat and fluffy. Stop having potatoes, rice, and flour rich foods like pizzas, tortilla, burgers and other junk foods. You can rather opt for fiber rich foods as it takes quite some time to digest and will help you to get slimmer and trimmer.
Along with these simple steps if you could just check on your, and be conscious about what is getting inside your mouth. Keep a check on your daily calorie intake; do not swallow the food as it will not help in digestion. To lose a pound, you need to burn around 500 calories per day. Take proper rest; sleep at least for 8 hours daily, the reason behind having a proper sleep is that your body tends to overeat when it does not get enough sleep. Avoid fried foods, French fries, pasta, pizzas, and any other oily products. Follow these simple steps and you can burn your belly fat easily and can finally achieve that beautiful figure you ever dreamed of.
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