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How to Burn Fat

If your battle with the bulge has become a lost cause, these tips will help you turn the tide and finally win the war on flab.

Instructions

  • Step 1: Eat more frequently Eat smaller meals more frequently to keep your metabolism humming and your blood sugar from dropping too low.
  • Step 2: Cut out processed foods Cut out processed foods high in fat and sugar and low in nutritional value, such as snack foods, soda, and fast food.
  • Step 3: Switch to lean meats Switch to lean meats like chicken, turkey, and especially fish. The omega-3 fatty acids in fish encourage your body to use fat as fuel.
  • TIP: Omega-3 fatty acids are also mood elevators and have been known to improve cardiovascular function and lower your risk of heart disease.
  • Step 4: Drink more water Drink more water to stay hydrated during your workouts. Water also keeps your body lubricated like oil in an engine.
  • Step 5: Get moving Emphasize cardio workouts with exercises like bike riding and walking to burn excess calories.
  • TIP: Join a gym or see a personal trainer to stay motivated.
  • Step 6: Focus on interval training Focus on interval training that combines near maximum exertion with a moderate rest period for shorter, more intense workouts.
  • Step 7: Combine strength training and cardio Combine strength training with cardio workouts to significantly increase your fat burning potential and get the body you've always wanted.
  • FACT: According to the Centers for Disease Control, 70 percent of students do not attend daily physical activity classes during a school week.

You Will Need

  • A diet plan
  • An exercise plan
  • A gym membership (optional)
  • A personal trainer (optional)

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