January 13, 2023 2 min read
Keeping your body’s metabolism running effectively and continuously burning calories will help you prevent fat storage around your midsection and keep you from gaining weight. Be sure to maintain your regimen of healthy eating and exercise.
Losing belly fat takes the right combination of diet and exercise. There are, however, other factors that can hinder weight loss and cause you to retain belly fat.
Gaining weight makes you even more stressed, and your body produces more cortisol which causes you to eat more fattening foods. You can reduce stress by doing several things. One way is doing exercise, which will also help provide and outlet for stress.
Sometimes people use food as a form of comfort. When you feel like eating out of boredom and you know you’re not hungry, substitute it with an activity like riding a bike, or reading. If you must eat something, make it fresh fruits, vegetables, or some other healthy snack.
Exercise is an essential part of weight loss, you should realize that exercises that only target your abdominal area won’t help you burn fat. You will need a combination of cardio, weight training and healthy eating to lose belly fat. For more information purchase the e-book for essential exercises that certified fitness trainer and CEO of indigobluestyle Keiana Armani’s recommends that help you lose belly fat effectively.
Having a “buddy” system when you change your diet is a great way to lose weight. When you adapt a healthy lifestyle with your friend, you have someone to help keep you in check, encouraging each other along the way and celebrate each success you make as well as the success of your friends.
Both smoking and drinking alcohol will cause you to gain weight and keep stubborn belly fat. Find something else to do with the time you usually spent smoking. Take short walks, exercise, or take up a new hobby that is healthy and good for your body.