Prepare for your one-stop shop to ripped abs. No more painful hours on treadmills or ab-shapers. You don’t have to do hundreds of repetitions and stay in your fat burning zone. Instead, ripped abs is yours by making little changes to your eating habits. To lose the fat that covers your abs, it is more about planning than willpower.
Most people overeat. Even if you eat healthy foods, you can still eat too much. Your body stores extra fuel as energy in your muscles, energy in your liver, or fat around your stomach. Pay more attention to serving and portion sizes.
You should be eating nutrient-dense foods, not calorically dense foods. Eating foods that fuel your ab muscles goes a long way to reducing your waistline. Lean protein is necessary for the growth and repair of your brand new ab muscles. You can source for high level of lean protein in food such as fish, venison and turkey.
Water is the ultimate nutrient. Approximately 70 percent of body is water. Your abdominal muscles are three-fourths water. Drink about 1 millilitre of water per calorie that you burn. That means if you burn 2000 calories working out, you need to drink an additional 2 litres of water.
If you want to shed fat around your abs, pay attention to what you eat and when you eat. Replacing both fluids and energy are paramount if you are trying to recover and prepare for tomorrow’s ab workouts.
Many Americans eat plenty of fat, this is especially for omega-six fatty acids. Avoid trans fat at all cost, limit saturated fat and add omega-three fatty acids to your diet. Now we know that eating omega-three fatty acids actually helps you to trim those abs. Omega-three fatty acids are the good fats. You can find them in nuts, fish, flaxseed and canola oil.
You were not meant to sit around for long periods. Find ways to get moving. Read for a while and then go for a walk. Take a stretch break or do some calisthenics. Once you begin to move, your diet magically improves without fail. You body and brain will get in synch and you make better food choices. You will feel better, look refreshed and your muscles get tighter. You feel like an athlete and fuel your muscles with the all the nutrients they need.
Through determination and perseverance, the snowball will continue until your abs finally look the way you want them to be. Once you are there, maintaining those sexy ripped abs is easy as ABC.