Tips for Men to Lose Belly Fat and Build Muscle FatHealth & Wellness

December 15, 2018 17:03
Tips for Men to Lose Belly Fat and Build Muscle Fat

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Hardly a month left to end 2018 and kudos to those who met their resolution of losing weight and those who didn't, one month is all that is left to lose those extra kilos and get that beach bod', which you may have set sight on to achieve when this year commenced.

Contrary to your dilly-dallying, it is not too late. There is still time for you to step into 2019 with confidence and as the best version of yourself.

So, to help you get that perfectly chiseled body and ripped six-pack abs, here we have listed some of the best diet and fitness tips that will enhance weight loss and fat burning while adding muscle.

Below are five simple diet and workout tips that need to include in your daily routine to stay fit and healthy.

High-Protein Diet

You can be aggressive but not thoughtless in your calorie deficit. Stick to a high-protein diet and limit calories.

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Doing so will help you lose fat and simultaneously, your muscle loss will be minimal. According to experts, 20-25 percent of a calorie deficit to lose fat without hampering your muscle gains.

Heavy Compound Bodybuilding

Include multiple major muscle groups and the most whole-body strength and effort - for example - squats, deadlifts, military press, etc.

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This will help you gain maximum muscle and strength. However, it is suggested that you should not do more than 2 hours of HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) workouts in a week.

HIIT Cardio

If you wish to lose fat as quickly as possible and don't mind a challenge, then you have to do HIIT. Just in case you are not acquainted with this form of exercise, HIIT is a style of exercising where you alternate between periods of (almost) all-out and reduced effort.

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HIIT can help you burn calories in a short period of time. This type of cardio will push your body to its limits getting maximum results and the intervals with low-intensity level will provide your body the breathing room it needs to recover. It is also scientifically proven that HIIT saves more muscle than normal cardio.

Proper Sleep

Sleep is one of the most undermined parts of exercise regimes but it is far more crucial. A good nine-hour sleep can do those wonders which spending 4 hours in the gym will not.

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Experts have as well found out that not taking proper sleep also increases your appetite and make you more prone to cheat on your diet. Considering the fact that the holiday season is upon us, you do not want to hurt your willpower and ruin months of hard work with one weak moment.


Proper supplements are considerably less important than diet and working out. But contrary to popular belief that supplements do not build great physiques like proper training and nutrition do, finding the right supplement for you can take part in a role in preserving muscle loss.

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However, do not go with the advertisements and shenanigans, find the right supplement and do absolute research prior to investing in supplements.

-Sowmya Sangam

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