Having hot abs is the pinnacle of looking sexy. Is someone has hot abs, then it shows they put a lot of effort into getting their body into great shape.
Whether you already have hot abs or you still have some fat to lose, this article will show you the two main ways that will get you the hot abs you have always dreamed of.
When most people want to get hot abs, then tend to try and do a few things wrong. Some of those things include doing lots of crunches, crash dieting, not strength training, and trying a lot of fad diets and infomercial products.
In the rest of this article, you will see why taking these kinds of approaches are not optimal for getting you the hot abs that you want.
2 Hot Abs Tips:
1. Good food choices is the cornerstone of having hot abs.
There is just no way around this one =) Having hot abs that are ripped and defined all comes down to your daily nutrition. If you follow these nutrition guidelines, you will be on the right track to having hot abs.
Reduce your daily calories.
If you consume less food, you will lose fat. By creating a caloric defecit and eating the right foods at the right time, you will put your body into a state where it will use stored body fat for energy.
Eat 4-6 small meals per day.
By eating smaller meals more often, you will help to control your appetite and regulate your blood sugar. If you eat a small breakfast, small lunch, and then a huge dinner, you will almost certainly never attain hot abs. When you have a huge meal, your blood sugar spikes very high. Then, your body releases insulin to store the excess blood sugar as fat.
You can avoid this by eating 4-6 small meals per day that consist of high quality protein, complex carbs, and healthy fats.
2. Raise your metabolism.
This is the other crucial part to having hot abs. Metabolism is how your body burns calories. The higher your metabolism, the more calories you will burn during exercise and at rest.
The best ways to raise your metabolism are to increase you overall muscle mass through strength training, then combine it with high intensity cardio.
Doing lots of crunches does not help to sufficiently raise your metabolism enough to get you hot abs. Doings lots of crunches is great when you already have a low body fat percentage, but it will not help you to lose 10-30 lbs.
Total body strength training is great because you will add lean muscle mass all over your body! This will help to get you sexy toned muscles that will increase your overall metabolism and will help those hot abs comes through =)
So in conclusion, you can see that in order to get hot abs, you need to combine the right food choices at the right time with a raised metabolism. This synergistic effect will help you reduce your overall body fat and get you those hot abs that the opposite sex loves!
Remember your safety comes first, so it is best to check with a medical doctor before beginning an exercise program. You want to get hot abs, but you also want to be safe!
Good luck =)
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Tom Gifford is a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the American Council on Exercise and also holds a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology (Exercise Science). Tom specializes in effective fat loss training for people who have tried all the fad diets and exercise gimmicks.