Uncover Your Abs with the Right Simple Steps
I know if you’re like me you are always looking for the secret weapon, that secret weapon that will work exclusively for your body now! But this is much easier said than done, otherwise we would all be sporting six pack abs and I know as a fact we all share this frustration.
As always my goal is to help you steer through the clutter of advice and just do things that simply freakin’ work!
So here are 11 simple but effective tips to help you uncover your abs and start a journey to uncover those beautiful ab muscles hiding underneath that belly.
11 Steps to Six Pack Abs
1. Eat 6 Meals a Day
Getting all your calories in 2 or 3 big meals isn’t so great for your metabolism, or your waistline. The problem is with the time in between meals, your body tries to conserve energy and thus slows things down and the major culprit being your fat burning metabolism. The simple solution is to eat frequently, and keep your engine revved up. I’ve tested this with hundreds of clients and without a doubt they have all seen very positive results from eating frequently throughout the day even if it’s just an apple between meals.
2. Get Ahead of Your Hunger
By the time you’re feeling hunger pangs, it’s too late! When you are feeling like you are about to rip off the head of anyone who gets in your path, your body is already pretty deficient in nutrients and energy resources. This makes you more likely to binge and overeat. Instead, try a 2-3 hour countdown between each meal/snack (I like, 8AM, 10AM, noon, 3PM, 6PM, 8PM)
3. Get Your Protein Up to Par
Protein is pretty important when it comes to building abdominal muscle, toning up, and burning fat. But many people don’t get enough protein in their diet. Make sure you get at least 20-25 grams of protein per meal.
4. Include Protein in Every Meal
Protein shouldn’t only be a priority in your main meals, but something you think about in everything you eat. Even if you’re snacking, try to get in a solid serving of protein if you can. For some help in this area take a look at my 5 Protein Rich Gym Snacks.
5. Boost Your Healthy Fat Intake as Needed
If you find yourself hitting a plateau, try boosting your healthy fat intake to jumpstart your metabolism. It’s a simple strategy that works and the best source of healthy fats includes: fresh fish, avocados, seeds and nuts.