Nowadays, it is prevalent to find men with extra kgs around their belly section. According to statistics by The State of Obesity, the modern man is averagely 11kg heavier than a man in the early sixties.
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Reducing this fat is not easy and if you were a keen follower of Slim Possible programme on Citizen TV then you can attest to this fact. This is because the process takes into account different strategies based on your willpower, metabolism, genetics among other factors.
What works for person A might not work for you or person B. Therefore you have to try all the listed methods here to see which one works for you.
Here is a list of things you should try
1. AlternateThe Exercises
Alternate lower-body exercises with upper-body exercises. That way your lower body rests while your upper body is working. Also, it reduces the time used to shift from one set to another.
2. Avoid foods that promote obesity
Avoid foods with high-fructose corn syrup such as soda. Statistics by Statista show that by 2012 per capita consumption of soft drinks was 39 ounces, quite a high number that could explain an increase in obesity.
3. Eat more proteins than carbohydrates
About 25%-30% of the calories in each gram of protein are burned in digestion, compared to only 6%-8% of the calories in carbohydrates. This means that you save 41 calories every time you substitute 50g of protein for an equal amount of carbohydrates.
4. Do lifting before running
When you do cardio after you’ve lifted and already tired, the same speed or intensity will have a greater effect than had you done it beforehand, says McGarr.