Getting a better body

  • matt13226

    Posts: 829

    Feb 26, 2011 4:28 PM GMT
    any tips or ideas you can give me to get a better body if you look at my pictures i have a gut i need to lose so any advice on losing weight and gaining muscle would be appreciated
  • UncleverName

    Posts: 741

    Feb 26, 2011 9:48 PM GMT
    First, drop sugar like a bad habit. No soft drinks at all, candy or anything like that. Muffins from Starbucks, hot chocolate, cookies, cake, etc. That alone should make a huge difference.

    If you've got that under wraps (meaning 90% of what you eat isn't processed sugar), do some weight training. The more muscle you have on your body, the more fat it burns. Two or three one hour sessions a week. Can even just be body weight: pushups, squats, lunges, step ups, crunches, etc.

    Lastly, do some intervals a couple of times a week if you can. I.e. Sprint for 1 minute, take a 1 minute break and repeat, 10 times. Variants on that will help. You can race up stairs or do rows instead (basically any exercise). And do different times: 2 minutes of work, 2 rest or 3 on, 1 off. Basically do intervals for 12 - 20 minutes.

    It'll take awhile, but if you do two out of the above three suggestions, you should see changes in a few weeks.
  • DCEric

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    Feb 26, 2011 9:49 PM GMT
    You already know the answer. To lose weight, you need to eat less and move more. To build muscle you need to consume healthy food, and lift weights. For details you can check out the 'work out' section on this site, or make an appointment with a personal trainer.
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    Feb 26, 2011 9:53 PM GMT
    Your profile shows you're a little,, no not a little, a lot lax in working out.
  • gallus81

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    Feb 26, 2011 10:18 PM GMT
    all things in moderation ... and that includes doing nothing.
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    Feb 26, 2011 10:26 PM GMT
    Eat healthy, go to the gym, and get enough rest. Ta-da!
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    Mar 01, 2011 9:00 AM GMT
    Fish oil supplements are great way to shed pounds. Eating a healthy foods and drink a plenty of water,always drink a green tea.go to exercise daily.

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