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 a fat loss SMART goal in this article:
Once you’ve set your goal, you want to dial in your nutritional plan. The saying goes “abs are made in the kitchen”.
To burn fat, you want to stick to the following principles:
For more information on eating for fat loss, check out this article:
Next, you’ll want to figure out how to train so that you burn as much fat as possible.
You’ll want to stick to a training plan that incorporates resistance training (lifting) in order to retain your muscle, and incorporate cardio to burn extra calories.
This guide explains just how to do that and more:
You can also find a premade fat loss workout on our website using any of the following utilities:
While sticking to the right training and nutrition plan, you’ll want to make sure you are getting enough quality sleep every night.
In order to burn as much fat as possible, you’ll want to keep to a consistent sleep schedule of about 8 hours per night.
Learn more about why in this article:
You’ll want to track your progress along your fat loss journey to make sure everything is going according to plan.
If you’re looking for a great way to track your fat loss, 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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