First, you’ll want to set a fat loss goal that is SMART- Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time specific.
An example smart goal may be “I want to lose 4 pounds of fat before my beach trip in 4 weeks using a new training and nutrition plan.”
Read more about how to set SMART goals in this article:
Once you’ve set your goal, you want to first dial in your nutritional plan. The saying goes “abs are made in the kitchen”.
To burn fat, you’ll want to stick to a meal plan that leaves you burning more calories than you take in, and eating more protein.
This guide will show you how to design your own fat loss diet:
Next, you’ll want to figure out how to train so that you burn as much fat as possible.
You’ll want to use a training plan that incorporates resistance training (lifting) that helps you keep all of your muscle while you burn fat. You’ll also want to include cardio to burn extra calories.
This guide explains just how to do that and more:
You can also get a premade fat loss workout from our website using any of the following utilities:
The effect of sleep on your fat loss is often overlooked, but research has shown that it is critical if you want to burn as much fat as possible.
You’ll want to keep to a consistent sleep schedule of about 8 hours per night. Learn about why through the following articles:
You’ll want to track your progress along your muscle growth journey to make sure everything is going according to plan.
If you’re looking for a great way to track your muscle growth progress, check out this article!
Here are some other useful resources from our education database that could prove useful on your fat loss journey!
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