Trade in those love handles for a slender waistline by following these tips.
Step 1: Drink water Drink lots of water. Water helps to get rid of the toxins in your body.
TIP: Avoid sugary sodas and limit your alcohol intake
Step 2: Incorporate cardio Incorporate cardio exercise four times a week for at least 20 minutes.
Step 3: Train with weights Train with weights. Lifting weights will strengthen your muscles and increase your metabolism.
Step 4: Add oblique exercises Lie on your side with your body in a straight line. Fold your arms across your chest, and squeeze your legs together. Lift your legs off the floor as you raise your elbow toward your hip. Do 100 repetitions; then switch to the other side.
Step 5: Eat healthy Eat a well- balanced diet with lots of fruits and vegetables. Get your protein from chicken, fish, and lean meats.
TIP: Eat every three hours to keep your metabolism up.
Step 6: Count calories Count your calories. You lose weight by burning more calories than you take in.
TIP: Use a journal to keep track of your caloric intake and to record the days and amount of time you exercise.
Step 7: Follow a healthy lifestyle Follow a healthy lifestyle. Discipline, hard work, and determination will enable you to reach your goal.
FACT: Did you know? One study found that people who include more fish in their diet are 31 percent less likely to suffer from depression.