HOW TO GET ABS AT HOME
WITHOUT EXPENSIVE EQUIPMENT
As busy men and women juggling work and family commitments, finding the time
to get in shape and banish that stubborn roll around your middle can often take a back seat. After all,
sporting a wobble-free midriff is reserved only for those who frequent flashy gym's and can afford their own
personal trainer, right? Wrong.
Sure the gym-scene has it's benefits, but why put up with costly memberships, queue's for
equipment, sharing sweaty gym mats and the inconvenience of travel when your dream of making over your middle can
be achieved from the comfort and privacy of your very own home!
All the information you need to learn how to get abs without specialist equipment or stepping foot
inside the gym is right here. Below we have rounded up a potent blend of the best tips that maximise your at-home
environment to strip fat and flatten your belly, plus the step-by-step blueprints you need to guarantee six-pack
success. What are you waiting for? GET STARTED BELOW!
While it's well within your grasp to carve a washboard
waistline without any equipment, looking to invest in an affordable pair of adjustable dumbbells and a
Swiss-ball will go a long way in supporting your journey to a fat-free belly.
Without breaking the bank, these basic tools will open up a variety of unique exercise combinations
that will keep your workout feeling fresh and continually challenge your body.
HOWEVER: If getting your hands on these tools proves out of your reach -
stay cool, the tips and strategies here for flat-belly success don't discriminate and are geared to work in
any situation. Each is designed with your at-home environment in mind and can be used anywhere, anytime. This
all starts with getting outdoors for a healthy dose of cardio training.
Although you may not have access to a treadmill,
cross-trainer or the air-conditioned comfort of the fitness studio, this is no excuse to ditch your
all-important cardio training. Not only will regular bouts of cardio help you see your abs sooner, it'll boost
your mood and keep your heart and lungs in top shape.
AND IT GETS BETTER: Exercising while exposed to bright natural light has
been proven to boost your ability to torch visceral fat - the stuff that 'sticks' to your inner organs and
contributes to belly fat and other metabolic diseases like diabetes. The take-home message? Exercise in the
sun (just don't forget the hat & sunscreen!).
SO, WHAT CARDIO IS BEST: Answer: Any! The rule here is simple: The more
you move, the more you stand to lose. Think of your body as bank; Spend (exercise) more than you earn (eat)
and your account begins to shrink. The same principle applies to your waistline. Running, swimming, &
cycling are great and each contribute to your body-bank withdrawals.
BUT, HOLD ON: Before you lace up your trainers and head out for a long,
gruelling session of pavement pounding, maximise your results by first reading-up on interval training. You
see, a wise person always seeks to maximise their blubber-busting efforts for a minimum investment of their
time. And this is where applying interval training during your activities reveals it's power and practicality
Forget long, slow, mind-numbing workouts. This
supercharged training style calls for you to crank up the intensity dial with short, sharp bursts of activity
(30 seconds max effort; i.e. sprint) and then ease back for a minute or two of active recovery (low intensity;
i.e. walk/slow jog).
THE PAYOFF: Unlike ‘steady-state’ exercise, this stop-start technique
boosts your fat-burning metabolism which continues to burn calories long after your workout's over. The
result? A fat-free belly in half the time. This form of cardio training caters to all fitness levels and
leaves you free to experiment with and create your own ideal work/rest combinations by adjusting them
yourself as you continue to build endurance and burn belly fat. Plus you'll find it easier - mentally and
physically - to alternate between going hard and easy - especially if you don't like running!
PONDER THIS: How many times have you seen the ad's for six-pack gadgets
that zero-in on your midsection and promise incredible results in just 20 minutes a day? If you're like me,
more than a few. Unsurprisingly however, when you break down these 'quick-fix' marketing gimmicks and examine
the fine print, they all violate the body's unwritten rules for effective and permanent fat loss. After all,
if learning getting abs was as easy as they say, wouldn't we all be sporting a fat-free belly by now?
To understand how to get abs at home you need to first
understand how the body burns fat. The truth is, no matter how many crunches you perform daily in the hope of
sculpting the perfect 6 pack, you won't shift that stubborn roll around your middle.
THE SCIENCE: The failure of the crunch/sit-up shows us that the
body burns calories uniformly - NOT from the 'targeted' trouble spot over your stomach.
Moreover, isolation exercises (which only work one muscle group), like the ab-crunch, fail to recruit large
number of metabolically active muscle fibers which prove critical in aiding your fight against the flab.
THE SOLUTION: Ditch your abdominal exercise arsenal and instead
look to save time and accelerate total-body fat loss by harnessing the power of large, multi-muscle exercise
moves which use your own bodyweight as resistance. Great exercise examples include step-ups, push-ups,
squats, lunges, dips & chin-ups. In fact, combining just few of these multi-muscle moves with a short
stint of interval training creates a belly-busting workout you can do anywhere, anytime!
WORKOUT VIDEO TO GET ABS FROM
Checkout this video from fat-loss guru Craig Ballantyne who gives you the low-down on the best
cardio and bodyweight exercises to transform your belly.
IT'S A FACT: Everyone possesses their own unique set of six-pack
muscles, each uniquely shaped by genetic factors. However, if you can't see them, don't blame your parents.
Instead, blame the stubborn layer of blubber that keeps them in hiding.
To strip away this fatty layer, it’s a wise move to gear each of your at-home workouts to
capitalise on the body’s natural fat burning abilities. One highly-effective way to achieve this is to pair your
upper-body and lower-body exercise moves together to create an added cardiovascular boost.
HERE'S HOW IT WORKS: Otherwise known as a peripheral heart
action, the science behind this effect causes your oxygen-rich blood to be ‘shunted’ from one area of the
body to another which, in turn, boosts exercise intensity and raises your heart rate which forces your body
to burn more calories for energy. It's simple: Apply this principle during your workouts and start looking
forward to the beach sooner.
If you still can’t see your abs despite your best
workout efforts, there may be a simple explanation. No matter how much exercise time you devote to whittling
down that fatty layer, a less-than-stellar diet is a sure-fire way to keep your six-pack in hiding.
With temptations lurking around every corner, getting a washboard stomach from home means thinking
twice about what the food that passes your lips. THE SOLUTION: Think A.B.S (literally). With
each letter we have assigned a practical nutritional rule to whip your belly into shape. Combine each and stick to
them everyday and that spare tyre won't stand a chance!
Think starving yourself is the key to
permanent gut reduction? Think again. While you may lose weight at first, fasting actually decreases the
activity of enzymes that release fat from the cells. The fix? Fulfilling your appetite and stoking your
metabolism with small, regular meals throughout the day. Stock up your pantry with these power foods:
Don't worry. We're not talking about
going cold turkey here. The most important thing with any eating plan is to have fun. If you completely
cut-out the foods you love, you won't enjoy it. The fix? Keep your motivation and your waistline in-check by
occasionally splurging. Go ahead, have that slice of pizza or that extra scoop of ice-cream - just don't
Still sucking down those cans of cola?
Switch up your soda for a portable water bottle instead. Unlike sweetened soda which comes loaded with sugar
and empty calories that settle around your middle, water can actually boost your fat-melting motor
(metabolism) by a whopping 30%. Keeping it cold maximises this effect as your body uses energy to warm it up
before it can be absorbed.
While the tips and strategies here are foolproof, if you're serious about getting abs from home you
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