Despite eating clean and working out are you still not looking lean enough? These 3 mistakes could be letting you down.
Coffee or Tea is the usual beverage of choice first thing in the morning, but before you get your caffeine kick try sipping on a glass of lemon water... you’ll be amazed at the results! Squeeze the fresh juice of either half or a whole lemon into warm water and drink on an empty stomach before you have your breakfast to receive the full benefits which we’ve listed below.
1. Not eating anything when those cravings strike.
This really puts your willpower to the test and it’s unlikely that you’ll be able to keep this up for sometime without inevitably giving in and splurging on unhealthy food!
We know, that’s what you thought you were doing cardio for, but lifting weights actually helps your body to burn even more fat both during and after you exercise. So even when you’ve finished your workout you’re still burning calories!
A smaller waist is at the top of almost every woman’s dream body wish list. Whilst we all know that ‘abs are made in the kitchen’ you’re not going to achieve the small waist you crave without including some key oblique exercises. So here’s how you can tone your way to a tiny waist!
Your body gets bored when you exercise the same way over and over again. By changing your routines and giving your body a jolt, you can get over a fitness plateau.
Unfortunately, there’s a lot of poor information, misconceptions and outright lies about getting a ‘six pack’ stomach and losing weight. Thankfully, its’s not actually that hard to achieve providing you have a bit of discipline, a good workout regime
1. Eat every three hours or so as this will keep your metabolism running in ‘high gear’ for extended periods. Of you are unable to eat every 3 hours they incorporating protein shakes into your routine
Whether taken in a supplement shake or in mixed in foods, whey protein powders really can help when it comes to cutting fat and reducing your appetite. Whey protein supplements are high in branch chain amino acids (BCAAs) and represent an excellent way to reduce hunger cravings because your liver converts these amino acids into blood sugar.
Of course everyone knows protein is key to building muscle and staying lean, and you make an effort to consume enough daily. But how much protein do we actually need?
Make a list of goals:
1. Be specific: e.g. I will lose 3 kilos of body fat
2. Be Realistic: e.g. Are my goals realistic with work, time and other responsibilities?
3. Set yourself a time frame e.g. I will lose the 3 kilos of body fat in 4 weeks
4. Set challenges: e.g I will be able to complete a muscle up