Good health and fitness should be on our daily agenda; however, unfortunately due to our busy schedules we often miss out on it.
Getting fit and particularly having six pack abs are a secret desire of many people. If you maintain a good health and fitness by eating right and exercising you will soon have the six packs that you’ve always wished for. Imagine standing in front of a mirror checking out the cuts and definition of six pack abs on your body. The road to achieving washboard abs is lengthy, but not impossible.
Let us guide you on this mission to good health and fitness. We will help you get on the path to getting fit and giving you the body you’ve always wanted.
One of the basic secrets to achieve six pack abs is to regularly perform cardiovascular exercises. Such exercises can do the trick as they involve continuous rhythmatical movements of extremities that elevate your heart rate that does the trick. Some simple exercises to begin when putting your fitness first are cycling, jogging or walking outside, climbing on a stair master, or walking/running on a treadmill.
If you are a junk food lover, it’s time to change your nutrition plan. Avoid having donuts for breakfast and fast food for lunch. Eat small portions of food several times a day; it should be a combination of protein fats and carbohydrates. Also, eat good carbs like fruits and vegetables, brown rice and yams. Lean protein like chicken, tuna, egg whites and lead ground turkey are also a healthy choice.
Avoid processed foods like pasta, bread and bakery items. Include essential fats in your diet but lower your fat intake. Good fats are found in salmon and olive oil. If you have a sweet tooth, you can opt for a protein bar. Remember that it is more about what you eat than how much you eat.
Focus on Form
While performing abdominal exercises, your focus is required. Ensure that you are using quality over quantity and using proper form. You can watch videos or seek help from an expert so that your aim of getting fit is achieved.
While lifting weights, you should maintain a proper body posture to get stimulation. Lifting weights will increase your metabolism as your lean tissue mass will increase. This results in good health and fitness. However, remember to not test your body and only lift weights you can easily lift.
Drink Plenty of Water
Drink at least eight glasses of water a day to keep your body hydrated. Ensure that you keep yourself well hydrated to avoid water retention. If your body is dehydrated, it will retain water and give you a ‘smoother’ look,
If you have tried all of the above tips, but didn’t find the desired results; you may need to blame your parents as genetics play an important role in how far we can go to re-vamp our bodies. If this is the case, then you should simply cherish who you are. Secondly, it is more important to be fit than to have six pack abs.
Remember the time lag. It will take some time for results to show when you start on your journey to really getting fit. Also, do not get carried away by fad diets, supplements and workout machines available in the market. The infomercials we see regularly on televisions often misguide us; you cannot achieve six packs through a short-cut. Putting fitness first and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is the key to success! If you remain consistent, you will surely achieve your desired level of muscle and fitness.
So what are you waiting for? Get into action NOW…