These 4 Tips Can Help Guys Lose Belly Fat

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Guys, well nobody for that matter, ever wants to have a flabby stomach. The washboard stomach, six-pack abs, or whatever you want to call them is the ultimate goal. How do you achieve these fabled abs if you have excess belly fat? Getting rid of belly fat is not rocket science, but it also isn’t as easy as people think.

 

Crunches don’t get you abs. Wait…let us clarify that you won’t be able to see your abs if you have belly fat, even if you do crunches. Working out your abs will build muscle, but that muscle will stay hidden under the belly fat. You have to take further action by making dietary, workout, and lifestyle changes in order to trim the fat to see that washboard.

 

High Intensity Workouts:

Rather than grunting in front of the mirror trying to curl 120lbs, try lifting lighter weights in circuits that workout the entire body. For example, do ten squats with 100lbs immediately into 5-7 pull-ups, and finish the circuit with a 45 second plank. Do not rest between exercises. Rest for 1 minute after completing the circuit and then repeat it two more times. Always make sure to do at least 15 minutes of cardio at the end of your workout. Never skip a full cardio day either!

 

Simple Carbs Are Your Enemy:

The things that taste the best are usually the worst for you. All that fat, oil, and sugar may taste good going down, but it does not help with managing your weight. You’ll be well on your way to a flatter stomach if you cut foods like donuts, ice cream, cookies, bread, and cake out of your diet.

 

Don’t Starve Yourself:

Starving yourself to get rid of belly fat is not a good idea. Your body is very efficient at managing reserves and it will keep you from depleting your energy. If you cut a lot of food out of your diet, then your metabolism slows down, which ultimately increases your fat storage.

 

Go Plant-Based:

Meat, meat products, dairy products, processed foods, simple carbs, refined sugars, and fried foods contribute to belly fat. It makes sense, then, to eliminate these foods and switch to foods that keep your body functioning optimally. Fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, legumes, and whole grains like quinoa, barley wheat, or steel cut oats are foods you should focus on for proper nutrition; and 80% of losing weight is diet.

 

When you are trying to lose weight and get rid of belly fat, you have to understand that you won’t see an immediate difference. Losing weight takes time, especially if you have 15-20lbs or more to lose around your midsection. If you stick to your diet, exercise regimen, and don’t cheat, you will trim that belly fat!

 

Sources:

http://www.healthoria.com/losing-stomach-fat-5-things-to-know/

http://www.healthoria.com/best-way-to-lose-belly-fat-for-men/

2017-04-24T16:44:46+00:00

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    Q: What would you recommend to use for belly fat? How do you feel about the superfood powders that are out here today that are using things like wheatgrass, barley etc? Lastly is there anything that can help hair growth? One more, weight training should it be done if so how and with what kind of resistance? Thank you

    A:

    1. FULL BODY DETOX 2. DHERBS 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE Super foods are great! For hair growth, hey, read our articles on the subject! Visit â€ARTICLESâ€. In re weight training, that's up to you, Beloved! I don't advocate weight lifting.

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    Q: I am a massage therapist. During a year long detox with the help of a Naturopath I lost about 40 pounds. However, I could only lose weight while fasting. Though I recognized that I was extremely toxic (very thick, dark menses every 15 days to flu-like symptoms) it seemed that fecal matter was getting "stuck" in the bend of the trans. Colon and disc. Colon. Maintaining the weight losses and good health was difficult in spite of being on a wholesome diet. Digestive enzymes seemed to adversely affect digestion since elimination was slow (once a day). Though enzymes worked well in the stomach, I would only gain weight with the use of enzymes: drinking a gallon of water a day only touched my extreme thirst. I would become lethargic and experience painful menses. Cramps, along with swelling in the ankles. Recently a massage therapist who worked with colon massage laid hands on me and told me that my trans. colon was sitting below my belly button. His massaging in the bend of the trans. colon and the disc. Colon was very uncomfortable. We agreed that massage could help with my situation since I felt great after the massage. I take flaxseed oil, prune juice, probiotics, and cranberry juice everyday and I have been seeing a colon hydro therapist for the past five weeks (once a week) with very good results. Is there a special diet that can help pull the trans colon back into position? I really want to be able to eat wholesome foods and look and feel wholesome at the same time. Thank you for your support.

    A:

    I WOULD RECOMMEND COLON REPAIR. CONSIDER THE DHERBS 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE AND IT'S CORRELATING DIET (WHICH COMES WITH THE CLEANSE) AND DRINK MUCH VEGETABLE AND FRUIT JUICE, BUT ESPECIALLY VEGETABLE JUICE. FRUITS SMOOTHIES WILL ALSO HELP REPAIR THE COLON. DRINK 2-4 OUNCES OF ALOE VERA JUICE IN A GLASS OF WATER. PERFORM ANTI-GRAVITY EXERCISES 15-MINUTES PER DAY (HAVE LEGS RAISED HIGHER THAN THE FACE - I.E. LEGS UP AGAINST THE WALL WITH HEAD AND BACK ON THE GROUND). PERFORM ENEMAS AND COLONICS AS WELL. ALL ORGANS ARE REPAIRABLE AND THEREFORE YOU CAN HEAL YOURSELF OF THIS CRISIS. PEACE, OPTIMAL HEALTH AND WELL-BEING BE UNTO YOU.

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    Q: I am 6'0 starting day 1 at 246, on day 4, I hit 236. But for 3 days I am at the same weight. Do I need to workout to lose more weight, if so what are some good workouts for my body type. Most of my weight is in the midsection.

    A:

    Hi, thanks for the question.

    Your body does not like rapid changes in weight and will fight you along the way. These are called plateaus. It's too early to panic and by the time you get this email I am pretty sure your weight will have shifted again. You cannot spot lose weight. Your body picks and chooses where it gains weight and where it loses weight. sometimes they aren't the same places.

    Working out always helps the process. Here is a blog I wrote, Three Successful Fitness Habits for Sustained Weight, on three successful habits for sustained weight loss.  

    Fitness for weight loss is interval cardio training and circuit weight training.

    Example of both would be:
    Interval training on bike.
    3 minute warmup
    30 seconds of high speed
    1 minute of recovery
    repeat for 15 minutes till 30 minutes.

    Circuit training (five rounds-1 minute rest in between rounds)
    Mountain climbers x 20
    Pushups x 20
    Squats x 20
    Bent over rows x 15
    Crunches x 25

    Without knowing your body type, sports history, and health history I cannot recommend any specific exercise. I run a highly successful internet fitness/health coaching company www.theveganeffect.com. If you would like a free consultation you can fill out the health history form on the main page and I will have one of my fitness coaches contact you.

     

    Hope this helps,

    Gary Gibson HHC CPT BMI VLCE

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    Q: First of all hello and thank you for the FULL BODY DETOX. I completed the full detox August 5, 08 and found it extremely beneficial, again, thank you. Please let me know your opinion regarding the "Abgone" Extra Strength pill that reportedly promotes pot belly loss (the one issue I continue to confront). I exercise, I do yoga and I jog four times weekly 3 miles. Never the less I still have a "pot belly". I contacted "Biotech Research" and was advised that this is an all natural product. The ingredients are said to be Vitamin C, Zinc, Chromium Polynitic, Phofphatidylserine, Clabcaa, Dandelion Powder, 99% Caffeine, Green Tea Extract, The capsule is made of soybean, beeswax, gelatin, glycerin and red dye #40. Please respond at your earliest convenience.

    A:

    That product ABGONE is crap due to the ingredients. No product is your solution, but the mind (thoughts, attitude), diet, lifestyle, etc. Stop worrying about the pot belly and focus on your desired state. Only see your results in your mind and you will attract the results on the material plane. Please read through some of our articles, beloved!

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    Q: If I follow the raw foods diet with the WEIGHT RELEASE CLEANSE AND REGIMEN, I could possibly lose 30-40lbs. Is that safe? How much could I lose if I don’t eat all raw foods??

    A:

    You will release weight to the amount you need to release weight and depending on what you eat. Raw foods are best and will give the best weight release!

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    Q: My Uncle has Epigastric hernia, his belly is big and his navel is sticking out. He went to the hospital; they kept him for 3 days and let him go. He has a lot of discomfort, he lives in the Caribbean (Grenada). I would like to know what type of herbal medicine he could take to make the hernia go away.

    A:

    I SUGGEST HE PERFORMS THE FULL BODY DETOX FOLLOWED BY THE DHERBS 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE. START HERE!

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    Q: Can detox, help a mother loose weight around her belly?

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    Yes, a Full Body Cleanse, will help in loosing fat around pouch area.

     

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    Q: Before I discovered your site, I began using the brand 'ali' pills to lose weight because of the issues with anal leakage I stopped taking the pill and performed a Full Body Cleanse. soon after completing the regimen, I began getting abdominal pains on my left side and soon after I eat, my stomach begins to make strange noises and I have had diahrrea for several weeks now. Is there anything you can recommend to help remedy this? Have you heard of any side-effects associated with the 'ali' pills? I went to a medical doctor and he suggested that it could be ulcers, and placed me on medication. I only get pains when I eat any solid foods. It feels like my stomach is bloated and I get lots of gas. Soon after I eat, I get strong cramps that drain my energy. Thank you for your wonderful service.

    A:

    Please explain what solid foods are you eating! I recommend a daily regimen consisting of: Alkaline FormulaDigestion Aid, Electric Greens ComboAlchemist Golds (1 tablespoon in every glass of water) p.s. - drink vegetable juice daily. Try and drink cabbage, carrot, and brussel sprout juice as much as possible. Drink aloe vera juice daily too! Read our "ULCERS" article on our site as well. Everything you need is at DHerbs.Com!

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    Q: Hi I'm a 48 year old black man and I need some help I got a lot going on I have high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. I had a heart attack 12-24-07. I smoke about a pack a day and have low sex drive. and it looks like I ate a basket ball. I'm 5'9" and 252 lbs so I need to lose about 60 pounds mostly in my belly and to top it off I can't take a walk or PLAY POOL because I have sciatica I can't bend over to the table. I'm sluggish all day. So what herbs do you recommend?

    A:

    Beloved, you need to first detox (FULL BODY DETOX) followed by the PANCREAS CLEANSE AND REGIMEN followed by the 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE followed by the TOTAL MALE CLEANSE. A lot of cleanses but if you perform them you'll wipe away all of your present conditions something you need to do and fast. Start with one kit at a time and proceed with the next.

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    Q: I would like to know, if you have any skin care programs, for women age 50 and over. I am going to try the detox progarm as soon as possible. I truly believe that I am going to be very happy with the results. I am 51 years old, and I want to look and feel my best. I have a lot of belly fat, and that makes me feel uncomfortable, because some people will ask me, if I am pregnant. This seems very strange to me, because my stomach seems to be the main place, where all the fat is building up. I desire to have beauty inside and out. I want to be completely whole. If you have tips for skin care and body care, please let me know. Some people say that I look like I am in my forties, however, if I did not have all of this extra body fat, I could really believe what they are saying.

    A:

    The blood needs to be cleansed in order to enhance your skin and eliminate excess fat.

    We would recommend you perform the Full Body Cleanse which can help improve skin complexion, release weight, and detoxify, purify, rejuvenate, and strengthen the body and all of its eliminative channels.

    We also have a Facial Skin Kit that works to naturally restore the health of skin by helping to remove blemishes, hydrate skin, and even out complexion for resilient skin.

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    Q: I want to start the raw food diet, but do not want to lose weight has i am under weight already. I need tips to gain or at least maintain my weight. I do lift weights as part of my exercise routine.

    A:

    Thanks for the question,

    Losing "weight" on a raw foods diet is a definite probability. But the weight might be excess fat and water retention due to detoxing. By weight I am assuming you are talking about muscle. It is not that complicated to keep muscle while on a raw food diet. The Vegan Effect diet program I created is 60-90 percent raw. Raw before dinner if that helps. I allow myself one cooked meal a day. For the most part the diet is a Low fat/high carb/high fruit/high alkaline diet. 

    The most important thing to remember is getting enough calories. My athletes (including raw body builders) typically eat 1000 calories of fruit for breakfast in the form of a green smoothie. Usually post workout. You need to eat roughly 3000 calories to maintain or grow muscle mass. Some of my mass building athletes eat as much as 5000 calories. Albeit at a higher fat ratio than our standard 70/10/20 carb/fat/protein ratios. 

    Please refer to my blog on building muscle ona vegan diet found here: http://the-vegan-effect.healthcoach1.integrativenutrition.com/blog/2012/05/building-muscle-on-vegan-diet

    There is a raw organic food bar with 22 grams of protien that can be found here http://www.organicfoodbar.com/products/. *Note: I am not affiliated with them nor do I sell any supplements*. It is however a great bridge to meals. 

    Besides getting enough calories make sure you are getting around 20 grams of protein 5 times a day to maintain muscle mass. Sprouting beans, nut butters, seeds, and nuts help.

    I run a 6 month online health coahcing program that includes lessons on sports nutrition and include a individualized fitness plan. I am currently running a ridiculous half off special to fill spots. If you are interested visit www.theveganeffect.com and contact me there.

     

    Hope this helps

    Gary Gibson HHC CPT VLC BMI

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    Q: How can I get rid of belly fat?

    A:

    Perform the Full Body Detox, followed by the Weight Release Cleanse, followed by the 10-Day Supreme Colon Cleanse. Modify your diet too! Exercise as well. Use your mind and see yourself the way you desire to be. Order our "Mental Science Manual." Very helpful tool indeed!

    Product Links:
    Full Body Detox
    10-Day Supreme Colon Cleanser
    Weight Release Cleanse and Regimen
    The Mental Science Manual

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    Q: I recently completed the Full Body Detox, which I loved. Now, 2 months later, I am very interested in the weight release program. Last year, I lost 40 lbs in 8 months, in the most healthy way (good nutrition and exercise). This year, I slowly started gaining weight back, and 1 year later, I continue to gain weight much more quickly. I am still working out regularly, and eating well. Would you recommend the Weight Release Kit? I am looking to take off 20 lbs at the most. Is that realistic for this formula? However, I want to build muscle and strength as well. Can I maintain the results of the program with the directed nutrition plan, and add white meat for protein (chicken, turkey, tuna). I am also wondering if the formulas simply release excess weight, or can I expect to lose inches and lower my body fat percentage? Thanks for your time and dedication to natural health!

    A:

    Glad to hear about your success with the Full Body Detox!

    I would highly recommend the Weight Release Kit and Regimen. NO MEAT though! Try vegan alternatives if you must have something - but no meats!

    You will release weight (waste)! Your weight is nothing but waste!

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    Q: I'm sorry to bother you with these problems, but I?m trying to avoid the doctor as much as possible. Although I had seen (two of them) in the past, but neither were able to find the problem. Approximately an inch and a half above my naval (belly button), there?s a small knot. It's not always sore when I slightly press it...sometimes it is. I even had a couple of ultra sounds performed. Nothing was found. Both doctors (including myself) initially thought it was a hernia. But it ended up not being the case. But it seems like every other week it flares up so bad, it have me bending over (for a short period) only to ease the pain in my stomach. The knot would also slightly protrude. This would continue a few hours. Is there anything you would suggest...besides surgery of course? I?m sure there?s an herb or two that can be taken to rectify this problem. I?m just not able to find it. Now about my brother... He's losing weight without an explanation. He?s been to a few doctors but neither were able to find the problem. He even had an AIDS test...which had come back negative. He sometimes sweat from his face for no apparent reason. When he coughs, it?s sometimes long and aggressive.

    A:

    1. I recommend the 3-week Full body Detox for your navel protrusion which seems to flare up due to acidity (acid causes inflammation). Also get a few colonics performed. Make sure you bathe in sea salt from now on with every bath you take.

    2. In re your brother, a host of things could be responsible for him releasing weight. It could be parasites, cancer, or some auto-immune disorder. I recommend that he too clean his temple (Full Body Detox) and try our Anorexia-Rid formula. A clean body always acts right. Watch your diets too.

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    Q: Peace, and light good brother I just read your scorpio article I"m glad you wrote it. I was born with a hernia, I had surgery when I was young. I sweat a lot sometimes, and also my best friends is a Scorpio, both Nov 17, 1978. But, also have ever heard of prune belly syndrome, I suffer from that, it makes my stomach kinda like a rubber band with the elastic wore out.

    A:

    Thank you, beloved! Glad you enjoyed the article. No, I've never heard of prune belly syndrome but I will research and perhaps write an article on it. Stay tuned to Dherbs.com!

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    Q: Hi, I'm a 36 year old African/American woman with 4 children whose been trying to lose weight off and on for the past 16 years. I lose the weight but then I gain it right back after I go off of my diet. I know that I need a good body/colon cleanse, but what I need to learn how to do is to eat the right food's to keep my body healthy. I've been conditioned to eat the foods that I do eat, I need to know how do I go about "de-programming" myself from the bad food's and program myself to want and crave the healthy one's? I'm open to any suggestion's you have, even using crystals and meditation. Thank you.

    A:

    Time is limited here in "Ask the Herbalist" so I humbly request you consider a full length health consultation. However, I can tell you that you'd greatly benefit from a FULL BODY DETOX Cleanse.

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    Q: I am in need of cleansing my body and weight removal! (Removal and not loss because I don't want to find it again)! I need to remove about 80 pounds of unhealthy weight from my body and would like to do so in a natural way. I looked at both your Female Cleanse and the Full Body Cleanse, but don't know which is a better option for me to follow right now? I eat a lot of organic foods, I juice (some) but need to increase my water intake (A LOT). I don't drink much soda at all and when I do it is organic carbonated lemonade. I realize carbonated drinks are not good for us and limit how much I drink. My body lets me know when I have eaten something that is not good for me by causing my hands and feet to swell. To reduce this I drink water. I am allergic to wheat and try to stay away from it as much as possible. I have few ailments and have started working out again (cardio and weight training). I also looked at your weight loss products, but thought I should maybe detox first. What do you think? Any assistance you can offer on your products and which ones I should take is of great appreciation.

    A: The best thing for you is the Full Body Cleanse. The Full Body Cleanse will allow you to remove unwanted weight, while also optimizing your entier body so that you can maintain that weight and live a healthier lifestyle.

     

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    Q: I've been taking the Full Body Cleanse for almost 2 weeks. In general, I feel much better. My question is if I can eat spirulina. and/or Ultimate Meal (mainly is Quinoa, millet, brown rice, yellow pea protein, spirulina and another natural ingredients) as breakfast or lunch. In case you do not know Ultimate Meal you can see it at www.ultimatelife.com Thank you. Ricardo. Your customer service rep told me after full body detox is good to take cholesterol formula. Is enough or Do I need to take lose weight tabs? after the full body cleanse? I am taking care of my diet and exercise 3 -4 times a week 2 hours each with stationary bike or tread mill and exercises with weights.

    A:

    Spirulina and Ultimate Meal are excellent supplementary products to take in order for your body to receive an adequate amount of protein while on the cleanse.

    Yes, take Cholesterol Formula (and Intestinal Cleanser) after you complete the cleanse. These products will serve as a transitionary period as your body slowly accustoms to returning back to normal routines.

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    Q: I had a baby 2 years ago. I lost the weight but my stomach still hangs out and is huge. I'm fine with my body just not my stomach. I've tried working out, but I don't always have enough time. What should I order to help with my healthier eating habits to reduce my stomach fat? I don't use the bathroom regularly?

    A:

    I SUGGEST INTESTINAL JANITOR, BOWEL MOVER, AND DRINK PRUNE JUICE AT NIGHT BEFORE BED.

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    Q: I am very interested in improving my health and more so now that I have realized my doctors can't seem to help me. I have herpes, and I would love to get rid of it. But being a single mother, sometimes the stress gets the best of you. I have also been experiencing severe itching with a recurring bacterial infection that medication does not help at all. I have been diagnosed with high blood pressure and I would also like to loose weight also, especially in my belly area. Can you help me figure out how I can combat some of these issues?

    A:

    Sure I can help! First, beginning with the FULL BODY DETOX. Follow this kit up with the ANTI-VIRAL CLEANSE AND REGIMEN and (you can wait about 7-14 days to start after completing the FULL BODY DETOX). After this kit, perform the WEIGHT RELEASE CLEANSE AND REGIMEN. The above kits will target all of your major concerns. For stress, start drinking Valerian Root tea (1-2 cups daily). Check out some of our inhalers too (ELATION INSPIRANT). There is much help for you, Beloved! Read some of our free â€ARTICLES†too. Many are very inspirational!