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Personal Trainer Shares 3 Weight Loss Tips

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Exercise

If you want to lose weight and get in shape then you must exercise at least 4 times per week. Hire a fitness trainer or health professional at Dangerously Fit Personal Training to write you a training program and be consistent with your effort, it won’t happen overnight but it will happen if you stick with the program.

Water intake

Since muscles are 72 pct water, a muscle that is hydrated is a muscle that is stronger. So ensure that you have enough fluids daily. Drink at least 16 ounces about an hour prior to working out. For every pound that you lose during the workout drink 24 ounces.
Taking the right advice
If you are not sure what foods are good to have for getting ripped, take the advice of a professional nutritionist. Some of the food you are eating presently which may not be good to achieve your goal can be substituted with the right type of healthy foods.

Dieting

A crash diet is one thing you need to avoid when exercising. Crash diets slow the metabolism down. Crash diets also make you look worn out and tired. You will be reluctant to run or walk. This will counteract the effect of having good abs. Avoid diet pills also ‘“ they will probably cause more harm to your body and counteract the good energy and nutrients.
Food intake vs time in the gym

Remember that when you work out you are achieving only about 15 pct of the ‘˜getting ripped’ equation. You could probably spend much more time shopping for food and preparing the same. The right diet will account for 85 pct. You should pay more attention to fiber as it will help in chiselling those muscles. Good fiber producing foods are vegetables, berries and legumes. A high fiber diet helps to lower the insulin levels as also achieve more weight-loss. This is a big step to getting ripped.