Almost everyone hates stomach fat because it make us look ugly, uncomfortable and cause our clothing to lose proper fit. Stomach fat are not healthy and we all want to get rid of them as quickly as possible.
Whilst a lot of people are misguided in the wrong steps to take to lose stomach fat – others believe only doing crunches will solve the problem. If you are doing abdominal crunches solely in the anticipation of quickly reducing stomach fat, you may be setting yourself up for frustration. Crunches only tones and build up the muscles under the fat so to quickly reduce stomach fat, you should concentrate on losing weight and then after this minimising fat from your whole body. You can achieve this by incorporating a healthy diet and an exercise pattern that comprises aerobic exercise and strength training.
The following are seven ways to lose stomach fat quickly without doing crunches:
Do reasonable aerobic exercise for at least 2.5 to 5 hours on a weekly basis to burn reserved calories. Take part in activities that stimulate your upper and lower body for peak caloric burn. You can utilise an elliptical machine with (moving) handles or a rowing machine.
2. Walk or Jog
Walk (or jog) swiftly uphill on a treadmill while moving your arms back and forth. Hill walking is a great way to get your body into shape. Unlike running, it does not put a ton of stress on your knees or feet.
3. Resistance Training
Attend resistance training for at least 3 days on a weekly basis to build muscle mass, this will help you to continue fat burn after you’ve finished your training.
4. Compound Movements
Incorporate exercises such as dead lifts, squats, bench presses, push-ups and pull-ups. These exercise will engage in multiple muscles at the same time which will help to burn an enormous amount of calories.
5. Try This Routine
Try this combination of exercises; leg extensions (for quadriceps), followed by leg curls (for hamstrings), then a set of bent-over rows (for the back) and finish with bench-presses (for the chest).
6. Healthy Eating
Fine-tune your eating habits encourages weight loss. Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Moderate your serving size by 1 or 2 portions (a portion size is the size of your fist). Minimise sugar, salt, trans-fat and excessive alcohol. Also acquire your nutrients from lean protein, vegetables, fruits, whole grains and minimise starchy products.
Ride a bike for at least 30 to 60 minutes daily as this can help reduce abdominal fat as well as fat throughout the body.
Remember, focus on monitoring your progression correctly so you are aware of where you are and how far you are from your fitness goals. Take action now with the 7 pointers above to lose your stomach fat this season without crunches.
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