10 Tips To Burn Fat, Get Lean And Feel More Confident
Getting lean and staying lean doesn't have to be a difficult process.
Yes it will take time so you'll need to be prepared to be patient, committed and consistent.
Staying healthy and in good shape is a lifelong process not just a quick fling.
So if you're ready to commit to getting in shape and staying this way for life follow these 10 simple points.
1) Reduce sugar
Different foods affect the body in different ways and sugar is uniquely fattening. In fact, it converts to fat quicker than fat itself. Evidence continues to mount against sugar as the primary factor causing not just obesity, but also chronic and lethal disease.
There's really no doubt anymore that excess sugar can be toxic to your body, and it's only a matter of time before it will be commonly accepted as a causative factor of most cancers, in the same way as we accept that smoking and alcohol abuse are direct causes of lung cancer and cirrhosis of the liver.
Sugar has also been labeled by some experts to be as addictive and destructive as heroin…….. (This shit just got real!!!!)
Yet we consume stacks of the stuff it's hidden in tons of our food which is why it's so important to check ingredients or better still buy as fresh as you can.
Within the body, sugar creates drastic spikes in the hormone insulin. High levels of insulin promote fat storage, especially in the abdominal area.
High insulin levels also prevent fat being burned as fuel.
The best way to reduce insulin release is to limit the exposure of the pancreas to the chief that drives insulin up, which is glucose.
This means cutting back on refined carbohydrates. To reduce insulin sensitivity you must start reducing sugar consumption such as sweets, sugary drinks, processed junk food and cakes/pastries for example.
Another way to lower insulin is to eat more fibre, which reduces flux to the liver and the insulin response by eating more whole foods such as fresh fruit and vegetables as opposed their processed and often concentrated counterparts.
2) Consume Healthy Fats
The “war” on saturated fat is the biggest mistake in the history of nutrition. As people have reduced their intake of ani