Monday, August 27

Developing a beautiful, flat stomach

Most of us dream about beautiful, flat tummy. It is only natural, most people want to look their best.
Sleep deprivation, stress and a busy schedule often causes people to eat unhealthy foods. Many snacks and fast foods have a high fat content, which adds unwanted pounds to your stomach.

Another problem is starving yourself. When you starve yourself, you make your metabolism lazy and unwilling to burn calories. 

The best is to eat slowly so that your body has time to digest food as you're eating. Also, it is better to eat small portions throughout the day as opposed to eating only three large meals a day. By separating your food into smaller meals, your metabolism is constantly forced to keep working, meaning that it is constantly burning fat while you are eating.

Quick Tip :
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1.) Don't starve yourself because it makes your metabolism lazy and unwilling to burn calories.

2.) Include good quality protein (fish, nuts, eggs), good fats (olive oil, salmon or tuna, nuts), whole 
     grains and natural sugars that you will find in fresh fruit.

3.) Drink plenty of water. Drinking water will not only help prevent bloating, but it will also help 
     keep you feeling full for longer.

 4.) Green tea boosts your metabolism, so drinking around 4-5 cups a day may help burn off a few
      more calories. It contains substances that will help eliminate toxins, including unwanted fats out
      of your system.

5.) Be active, walk/jog for 30 minutes at least 4 times per week to boost your metabolism in order to
     burn that fat.

6.) Try a Pilates DVD and do the exercise at least 2-3 times per week. Pilates works on toning your
      entire body with concentration on your powerhouse (middle section) and will improve your 

7.) Do some hula hoops. This is one of the oldest ways to flatten and tighten up the belly area.

8.) Always apply body lotion on your skin after having bath.

9.) Massage your stomach with olive oil, it can destroy the fat. 

Drinking water is a important key for a healthy stomach, specially after getting up in the morning.

Always have a breakfast, eat 4-5 well balanced, not to heavy meals and avoid eating within 2 - 3 hours before bedtime.

And of course once again, drink Green tea. It contains compounds called catechins that boost energy, increase the release of fat from fat cells, especially in the abdomen and speed up the burning of fat, particularly after meals. 


''A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement''
~Jess C.Scott~

''To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.