7 ways to lose belly fat and sculpt your abs

by Diana White




Looking for ways to lose belly fat and sculpt your abs without exhausting workouts and special equipment? Although an abdominal equipment can help you tone your abs faster, most of this equipment can be absolutely useless and it doesn’t bring the promised results.


To get perfectly sculpted abs, you need a clean diet, lots of energy and the will to exercise each day. Consider using these 7 tips to lose belly fat and sculpt your abs. They do work!

1. Boost your cardio

You exercise every single day and you’re greatly disappointed because you’re not seeing any positive results. Don’t worry, just boost your cardio. Cardio can help you burn plenty of calories in a single workout as well as burn fat all over your body, including your belly.

2. Tighten your abs

One of the easiest ways to tighten your abs it to hold it for about 10-15 seconds, release and then relax. Do this easy tightening exercise at least 4 times a day and you will notice amazing results. The great news is that you can do this at work or when you are in line at the grocery store.

3. Drink 10-12 glasses of water daily

I know it can be hard to drink enough water each day, but you need to stay hydrated. Water hydrates you, flushes toxins out of your body and helps to reduce bloating. Make a habit of drinking 10-12 glasses of water each day so that you can get flat and sculpted abs without any abdominal equipment.

4. Give up sugar

Refined sugar which is usually found in cakes, cookies and most processed foods can cause bloating and it’s actually not good for your health. Well, sugar is very addictive and I know how it’s hard to give up it. However, if you want to improve your health and get sculpted abs, eliminate sugar from your diet.

5. Plank it out

The plank is one of the most effective exercises for total core strength and it can help you to sculpt your abs as well. Focus on right form, with the body in a straight line from head to toe. Start with 30-40 seconds and then work up to holding longer. You don’t need any expensive equipment to achieve sculpted abs. Just try out this tip and see the results!

6. Perform more abdominal exercises

The plank, crunches and side obliques are only a few of the most effective exercises that help lose belly fat and sculpt abs. To reach your goal, try to perform more abdominal exercises and make sure you stick to a clean diet and lead an active lifestyle.

7. Avoid late night snacking

Staying up late to browse the Internet or watch your favorite show can make you reach for unhealthy snacks. Even if you eat healthy snacks late at night, it can still increase your waistline. Go to bed earlier to avoid late night snacking and to lose belly fat. Late night snacking can ruin your diet and can even disturb your sleep throughout the night.


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