We all know at this point that having excess fat on your body is just bad news. Even if you feel relatively healthy, there’s just nothing healthy about being overweight. Not only are you at higher risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, but excess belly fat also increases the risk of cancer.
And those are the dangerous effects of not bothering with weight loss. On the inconvenient side of the spectrum, excess belly fat is simply not attractive and buying baggy clothes is never fun.
Tips to Burn Fat and Get Rid of Belly Fat Fast
Take a Tally
At the end of the day, losing belly fat means that you’ll have to lose some of your overall body fat. Apart from liposuction, the body cannot naturally “target” specific areas, per se, so a complete overhaul of your usual routine will see to it that you’re shedding pounds from all over.
To begin this, measure your waist, take your weight, and set a goal to abide. Tell yourself that you need to drop X amount of pounds and lose X inches. Make it realistic before you decide to go after it.
Change Your Diet
Of course, we want to change what we eat when we’re trying to lose stubborn fat, but it’s also important to change when we eat and how much we eat. For example: most people eat three relatively large meals a day – breakfast, lunch and dinner. This is just traditional for whatever reasons.
But your body operates better when you eat five or six small meals per day. You’ll have more energy throughout the day and you’ll actually be eating fewer calories with small meals than you would if you ate big meals, even though you’re eating “more” meals.
Change Your Fats
There is a way to target fat loss. Now, hopefully, it will be shed from your stomach area first, since that’s usually the first place it’s deposited (people are different, however, and results may vary) but this is not necessarily the case. The bottom line is to lose weight on your stomach you are going to lose weight from other fatty areas of the body at the same time, thus improving the look of your stomach and improving your overall health.
Speed up your metabolism by ingesting some monounsaturated fatty acids. You can find these types of fats in various oils, like sesame, olive, soybean, nut oils, and it’s also found in avocadoes and everyone’s favorite sweet treat – chocolate.
Take a Walk
You’re going to need exercise here if only to change your lifestyle some. You want to be active so that your metabolism is kicked into high gear and transformed into a fat-burner instead of a fat-storage unit.
Lifting weights, doing some cardio, etc, are ideal here for exercise. But you can start out your days with a brisk 30 minute walk and ease into any regimen. The more you’re staying active, combined with the smaller spread out meals, the faster you’ll lose that belly fat, thigh fat and even arm fat.