Hey, if you’re reading this, you must have been thinking about improving your fitness forever. The first step in achieving your goal is to put in the time and effort needed. Making progress here can be tricky because there are many roads available. To make things easier, we’ve put together a list of three tips—three things you can do right away to get started on your fitness journey towards your dream abs.
Get your protein
Proper nutrition is one of the most important things to know. Protein is the building block of muscles and bones, and it also helps with feelings of fullness after eating. Getting enough protein in your diet can reduce the feeling of hunger and help you control portion sizes.
Achieving results with your body requires a combination of strength and skill. This is where compound exercises come in. Deadlifts, squats, presses, and rows are all based on a basic bodyweight movement. Building strength requires more work than doing an isolated exercise, so it is essential that you include them in your workout program. Even if you do not do deadlifts or squats often, they are good exercises for building strength. You can perform these exercises with any kind of weight band or weight set as long as it is adjustable in both the front and the back.
In order to get defined abs, you need to know exactly what energy you are putting into your body, and what energy your body is putting into you. This is done through calorically deficit dieting which basically means eating less than your body requires each day in order to burn extra calories. To make sure you stick with the right calorie intake each day you should also track your calories burned for athletic activity using a heart rate monitor or similar devices.