Want to SHRED BODY FAT?! Follow These 4 Steps

If you are frustrated with your body fat, don’t worry. You just need to alter your approach, and combine these 4 Steps to help you shed body fat.

By implementing ALL of these 4 Steps you will be seeing less flabby body fat and more FABULOUS muscle tone in no time. Some people incorporate one or two of the following suggestions but fail to combine ALL of them, and thus fail to get rid of unwanted body fat as quickly and efficiently as they would like to…But you don’t want to be one of those people, right?

Following ALL of these 4 Steps has been proven to help people reduce body fat faster than doing them alone. [i]  So get to it, and get results!

HIIT (High Intensity Intermittent Training)

Steady paced cardiovascular exercise is great for your overall health, but when it comes to losing body fat it has less impact when compared to a HIIT workout![ii]

HIIT is a combination of high intensity cardio intervals followed immediately by low intensity intervals. It’s a great way to torch unwanted body fat. The key is to keep yourself moving until you have completed your intervals. Also, it can include a combination of any form of cardio, so have fun with it!

For more on HIIT check out this article: http://blog.lafitness.com/2012/10/18/interval-training-101-lose-weight-get-ripped-get-results/

Diet, Diet and Diet

Sustaining healthy eating habits and monitoring your macro-nutrients (carbohydrates, fats, and proteins) is integral if you want to burn body fat the healthy way. While many fad diets promise the loss of body fat, it can often come at the cost of losing lean muscle and losing lean muscle means you will ultimately be burning less calories and putting that body fat right back on. [iii]

Consume a healthy combination of protein, dietary fats and carbohydrates to achieve your fat loss goals. You also need to do this in collaboration with a strength training routine.

If you are interested in learning how much protein you should be consuming at your individual body weight?  Consult this article: http://blog.lafitness.com/2013/09/03/the-blue-print-for-building-muscle/

Strength Training

You need to incorporate resistance training into your fitness routine if you want to optimize your body’s ability to burn fat. Strength training builds muscle and building muscle is integral to burning fat. Why you ask? Well the more lean muscle you build the more calories you will burn and the less fat you will have on your body! Sounds like a square deal right? Oh and don’t worry ladies, you won’t “bulk up.” If you don’t believe it, CLICK here and check out this article!

This combination of HIIT, a well-rounded diet and an organized strength training program will undoubtedly put you on the yellow brick road towards the wizard of fat loss.[iv] But if you’re going to make it past the wicked witch of body fat (you can almost her hear that annoying laugh of her’s), here is the final step to help you get rid of the witch for good: Green tea extract!

For more on how to efficiently and effectively resistance train CLICK HERE: http://blog.lafitness.com/2012/11/29/5-reasons-you-should-be-strength-training-yes-you/

Green Tea Extract

Green tea extract products that contain green tea extract catechins can work wonders if your goal is to lose body fat! Green tea extract catechins help improve overall body composition, and accelerate fat loss.[v]

Include a green tea product containing green tea extract catechins along with the other fat loss suggestions above to compliment your fat loss efforts and complete the 4 Steps to shred body fat.

Follow these 4 STEPS TO SUCCESS and you will drop fat, look fabulous and be strutting your stuff in your Halloween costume with confidence this year:

Also, remember this is a four step plan for success, so no cutting corners on one or two of these steps! After all fitness is a lifestyle and in life there are no short cuts.

Posted on October 18, 2013, in Cardio, Easy, exercise, fitness, fitness club, Health, Helpful, LA Fitness, LA Fitness Blog - Living Healthy, LA Fitness Blog - Top Tips, la fitness reviews, LA Fitness Reviews - About, lafitness.com, Motivation, Motivational Tips, Nutrition, Simple, Strength, Subscribe, Top Tips, Weight Loss and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. Can’t argue with this! Excellent article, but I drink my green tea extract straight out da bag (or mug that the bag rests in)!

  2. Firstly, DEFINITELY make sure you build lean muscle, and secondly, I recommend more higher intensity workouts such as circuit training, incline treadmill, or sprinting for an example.The best foods to eat in order to increase your metabolism are foods that are high in protein, fiber, healthy fats, and antioxidants. Foods such as those will also help curb your hunger pangs and cravings as well!

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