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Get Those Sexy Ripped Abs and Flaunt Them!

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The situation you are in, trust me, I have been there before and I have failed to get those flat abs going from gadget to gadget, machine after machine. You have probably, like I did, spent tons of money on so called ab machines that promise abs with just 5 minutes a day or whatever catch phrase they use.

You may even have researched all the ab exercises that are out there but with no real results. But I can tell you, without a doubt, there is definitely a way to get sexy toned abs and it is easier than any of those things you have already tried. Simple and easy, it is a little trade secret that most of the fitness industry keep to themselves. Here it is: belly fat.

I said simple and easy, right? Well it is. Get rid of belly fat and you will absolutely get those sexy abs! No no, no scoffing, not a joke or anything at all. It is also really easy to get rid of belly fat. It all boils down to whether you are willing to do it or not. Once you get rid of belly fat, your toned and defined muscles will completely show through.

Oh and by the way, you do not have to be considered overweight to have belly fat. Yes, you may not think that you have any fat on you but it is very true. Everyone has fat on them, especially in the belly area. If you do not see your ab muscles or consider yourself to have sexy abs, then you do have belly fat. But, the good thing is that it is very easy to lose that belly fat!

To fully understand how to lose your belly fat and get those flat abs, you have to understand the role of fat, in general, in your body. The only role of fat in your body is to serve as an energy source for your muscles. When your body is going about its every day routine, your body will naturally use the fat stored just below your skin to fuel your muscles.

When you workout, which I recommend doing, your body uses more fat since your muscles are working harder but it is still using up fat even when you are not working out. So the first thing that needs to be discussed if you want to get sexy toned abs is your diet, since it directly contributes to fat.

All food becomes fat even if it is only a portion of that food. With that in mind, your goal while you are striving to get great flat abs is to make sure your diet is very much focused on healthy, whole fresh foods. What you are going to want to avoid are processed foods, period.

An easy way to go about this, think lean because when YOU are lean, your sexy abs will show through. So go for fresh produce, as in fruits and vegetables, and fresh, high quality meats. Avoid anything found in a box or jar or that contains tons of chemicals. You have to build a foundation of healthy eating habits to begin to lose belly fat.

Now, the second part of this is your workout. You have to do it. But you do not have to use silly ab machines or odd ab exercises that are difficult to even visualize. What you need to burn fat is a great cardio workout and a great strength training workout because the cardio burns fat like nothing else and you will need the strength training to really give your muscles that extra push in toning and defining them.

As far as specific time or weight is concerned, it is best to try it out on your own first to see what level you are currently at. Once you get a feel for your level, keep pushing yourself at regular intervals, each week or each month, and you will soon see the difference. You will never even think about using ab machines again.

If you are serious about getting sexy abs, stick with eating healthy and working out hard and you will definitely see those flat abs soon!

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