Ab Workouts to Burn Belly Fat

 photo leg lifts ab workout exercise 300x250.pngTheir are many  exercises you can preform with or without exercise equipment that will help burn calories. All that matters is that you are able to burn the excess calories you have consumed beyond your daily maintenance. If you do not burn those extra calories beyond your maintenance they will show up as fat. To get in really good shape you’re going to have to do some exercise  and you need to get it into your head your going to be consistent.

It is going to become a way of life for you if you want to become truly successful at your physical goals. Depending on your level of fitness, experience, and geography there are a variety of ways to incorporate exercise in your daily activity. A combination of cardio and resistance training is the fastest approach to toning your figure and ridding yourself of belly fat.

Muscle speeds up the fat burning process. One pound of muscle requires your body to burn 50 calories to maintain the muscle. If you add 6 pounds of muscle to your body it will take 300 calories to maintain it. Adding muscle therefor helps you to burn the excess fat. That is the ideal situation convert fat to muscle. Combining the right diet to feed the muscle along with exercise will simultaneously reduce fat. Creating a good exercise program  to go with your great new eating habits will have your abs looking firm and tight.

The key is being consistent. It is inevitable you will begin to look different and feel better. You will gain mental momentum when you notice the pounds dropping and clothes feeling looser. You will find exercises you hate and others you like. The body has a magnificent design in that it learns to adapt. So doing the same exercises after a period of time will begin to diminish the the effort which in turn means less work. You will reach a plateau and begin to burn less fat. So mix it up and do it with intensity.

Employ a Variety of Exercises for Maximum Effectiveness

No matter how you slice it you need at least 60 minutes of your day doing a challenging physical activity. This is essential to your fat burning program. Ideally it will be composed of cardio and resistance training. It is recommended to train 3 days of weight training and 3 days of cardio.

The 7th day can be for stretching or rest. Remember your muscles grow with rest. The training breaks down the muscle under the strain. As the muscle adapts to the load it will grow while at rest.  Rest is the third component to your best abs program. Diet and exercise are components one and two.
You may begin to think you have sacrificed a lot lately by exercising frequently and remaining strict in your diet plan. That is when temptation begins to grow like mold on an old doughnut. You mind wants to reward you with some fast food, chips, or sweets. You are doing too good and the mind will play tricks on you to get off course. Stay strong in the mind. Be disciplined and stay fit. You have made progress don’t blow it now. Stick to it and you will be rewarded in the mind and the body for doing so.

Cardio

 photo sprinter 300x250.pngMix in some cardio on your off resistance day training (every other day). The simplest way to get some challenging cardio is do some jump ropes. See how long you can go and shoot for 10 minutes total jump time.

Sprints are excellent way to build muscle from a cardio exercise. Look at the physiques of Olympic sprinters.They are lean and muscular. Find a ball field, park or play ground and choose a distance. If you can do a hill even better. Set you mind to do a number of sets such as 5 full out and work up to 10 your first month. You will be surprised how your body responds and pleased with the results.

Good Morning Workout to Start the Fat Burn Process

Try this for your morning workout to get your invigorated. Your goal is to to get 1000 reps in the shortest amount of time.

Burpee – 5 sets of 10 reps (50 reps total)

Ground-Zero Jump – 4 sets of 25 reps (100 reps total) This is a pretend jump. All the motion of squatting and jumping but you elevate at the toes not leaving the ground.

Pushup – 10 sets of 10 reps  (100 reps total)

Bodyweight Squat – 6 sets of 25 reps (150 reps total)

Mountain Climber – 5 sets of 20 reps (100 reps total)

Alternating Lunge – 10 sets of 10 reps (100 reps total)

Jump Rope – 4 sets of 100 reps (400 reps total)