My name is Skip La Cour; I am a 6-time national champion, drug-free bodybuilder. You can learn how to improve your bodybuilding and training efforts by visiting my websites skiplacour.com, manformation.com, massmachinenutrition.com. And today I'm going to talk to you about bodybuilding. So you wanna know how to get ripped fast, well it's very important for you to understand that getting ripped, getting lean, lowering your body fat, is a matter of your nutritional habits first and foremost, that's what's going to help you build more muscle and lose that body fat and get you looking very lean. You can do crunches for your abs, you can do bench press, dead lifts, all the exercise in the world that's not going to get you lean and ripped as much as your diet. You want to make sure that you eliminate all the junk food or as much as possible to help you in the process. Structure those 'cheat' meals, those junk food meals, and limit them. Another important part of getting lean fast is to make sure that you reduce your calories and do it gradually, even those clean, healthy calories, you're going to need to reduce them, over time, to help you get lean. You need to have a structured eating plan, one that you follow through on a consistent basis. Now a lot of people when the want to get ripped do, is they want to do a lot of cardiovascular training, whether they get on a treadmill, or an exercise bike, or the do some running. Now cardio is very helpful in the process, it helps you burn more calories. You should incorporate a cardiovascular training program when you want to get ripped. Now when it comes to getting lean though, your diet is by far, it's by far the most important factor, so remember that. So those are the most important things you need to remember when you want to get ripped fast.