Burning belly fat isn’t about doing more crunches or exhausting yourself in the gym. A lean midsection takes consistency, proper nutrition and a science based approach. Here’s a sneak peak into the 3 "S" method I use to help thousands of my female clients finally shed stubborn belly fat!
- Stress/Sleep Management
- Starch individuality
1. Stress/Sleep Management.
Optimize your circadian rhythms by getting an adequate 7-8 hours of QUALITY sleep a night. To ensure quality sleep, remove distracting electronics from the bedroom & keep your room cool (your body sleeps best at around 65 degrees).
How else can you manage stress?
- Incorporate cortisol reducing activities: long walks, sauna, massage,
- Schedule rest days: No gym or cardio! Take 1-2 days a week to enjoy
- Watch caffeine intake: If you are consistently abusing caffeine to get
For a lean midsection, you must workout SMARTER not harder. The most effective workout for fat loss is high-intensity interval training, or HIIT, which raises your heart rate while also taxing your muscles. Push hard for 20-30 minutes and move on with your day. Sprint training works like magic to optimize your fat-burning hormones and shed belly fat.
3. Starch Individuality.
A severe low carbohydrate or low calorie diet can cause excess stress on the body. Stay balanced with your carb intake. If you remove carbs completely, your body will rebound once you reintroduce them. Take time to assess your specific carbohydrate intake. Majority of women need AT LEAST 100g of carbs a day.