FOOD FOR THOUGHT!

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Can I get rid of this fat around my arms doing triceps dips?
Will squatting make my legs a little leaner? 
What is the best abdominal exercise to reduce the fat around my stomach?
 
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So the deal is, YOU CANNOT SPOT REDUCE.  You can’t lose fat in one specific area by exercising it to death.  You’ll get stronger in that particular muscle group, as will your muscular endurance, but you won’t get rid of the overlying fat in that area.

Ever hear of the phrase, “Abs are made in the kitchen?”  What they’re really trying to say is that if you want to see that 6-pack you’re working so hard for in the gym, you’ll need to eat better.

Fat loss starts with food…what and how much you’re eating!

Your body is genetically predisposed to storing fat in certain locations, in a certain order.  When you start to lose weight, your body will lose the fat you currently have in a certain order as well – it might come off your arms first, then your legs, then your belly, then your chest, and THEN your butt. Or in a different order, depending on your personal genetic makeup.  No amount of “targeted” exercise can change that!

I’ll even go further and let you in on a little secret….WANT TO MAKE FAT DISAPPEAR EVEN FASTER???

EAT THE RIGHT FOODS, IN THE RIGHT PORTIONS and STRENGTH train, with big compound movements, e.g squats, that recruit lots of muscle and thus force your body to rebuild lots of muscle, which requires extra calories burned, even after the workout is done. (basically, do BOOTCAMP =))

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