Are you tired of hearing these miracle workouts that will give you abs in 2 weeks?
Are you looking for something that really works?
Here are 2 top tips to get you on your way to losing the lard and getting ripped:
1. Start in the kitchen
Your diet is the key to perfecting your physique!
As a massive foodie myself, I hate all the nonsense that is discussed online and more specifically the fad diet market. As a female in their mid-20s, I hate seeing my friends be enticed by the ‘skinny teas’ and ‘detox diets’. The key to achieving the physique you want is consistency and having an eating regime that works for you.
Here is some nutrition advice to help you get started:
- If you are looking to increase muscle then increase your protein intake
- Fats aren’t all bad – Avocado, eggs and nuts are all high in fats but they are fantastic for your fitness progress. These foods will help stabilise your insulin following a workout which is imperative for losing weight.
- Don’t restrict yourself but keep treats in moderation! This is the area I am the biggest advocate of, you need to have a programme that is sustainable for a long duration, not just a quick fix. It is important to treat yourself and listen to your body.
Tip: Why not try 5 days eating well and 2 days allowing some treats
2. Stop doing thousands of sit ups and crunches
People think the key to washboard abs is doing 100 sit-ups, this is not true, it is important to work all muscle groups!
If you are performing the exercises correctly then you should be using your core in almost every exercise you do, regardless of the muscle group you are working.
Having used weights several times a week for the last 5 years I decided to grab a variety of fitness equipment ahead of Lockdown 2.0. That’s when I decided to purchase the Ab Abdominal Exercise Roller thinking this would be no challenge and a good way of sustaining the current definition I had but I couldn’t have been more wrong.
I’ve always been extremely competitive and I was confident I could get to 10 ab rollouts no problem, it was probably one of the most gruelling upper body exercises I have ever done. As I mentioned earlier it is important to work all muscle groups, this single piece of equipment will be perfect for an upper-body exercise; working the arms, the abs and the glutes, as you try to maintain balance whilst extending your upper body.
This little piece of equipment really will help in your quest to achieve the perfect abs. I can assure you that trying to sit up the following day was no easy task.
Beat the lockdown panic buying and get this ab roller to help you lose the lard!
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