Chris Harnell : Fitness model

Chris Harnell


Learn How To Get Sixpack Abs By Eating The Right Foods

What many people do not understand about getting sixpack abs is that it is not all about special workouts and never ending exercise regimes. It goes without saying that you are not going to get well defined stomach muscles without giving them a bit of exercise, but that is not the starting point and exercise alone will never give you the torso of your dreams unless you get your diet right first.

The key to getting a good sixpack is to get rid of the layer of fat around your belly area. The amount of fat people have to get rid of will vary a lot, but the starting point is always the same. This unwanted tissue can be very stubborn and many people struggle with it for years without success.  This does not mean that it is impossible, it simply confirms that the vast majority of us have no idea how to effectively get rid of unwanted fat.

The key to losing this layer so that your muscle definition can be revealed is to get your diet right. That might sound too simple and you are probably thinking that it means you have to starve yourself, but it does not. By getting your diet right, I mean eating the right foods at the right times in the right combination to bring about changes in your body's metabolism so that you start burning fat much more quickly.

What you want your body to do is use your stored fat as its first source of energy. Your body needs energy to get you through your daily routine each day, and what you need to do is make sure that the first place your body goes to for that energy is your stored layer of fat. People using starvation diets, low carb or low fat diets can bring about all sorts of other changes, which are often detrimental to actually losing fat. In some instances you will even get muscle wastage, which is the last thing you want when you are trying to develop sixpack abs.

As well as making sure you eat the right foods and combine them in appropriate ways and at the right frequencies, you also need to know which foods to avoid at all costs. This is not as obvious as you may think, and you may be surprised at which apparently healthy foods will actually prevent you burning fat effectively.

Only by bringing about this switch in the metabolism of your body can you hope to burn off the layer of fat covering your abdominal muscles. This is the vital first step in building good sixpack abs and any efforts you put into exercising and workouts will be largely wasted if you do not get this in place first.

There are a few people who have perfected this principle and who have developed their own precise systems, based on the knowledge of eating to burn fat. It is important not to waste your time with exhausting exercise routines however specialised they claim to be, if you are not paying attention to losing fat tissue first. Choose a system that clearly states that it is based on these sound principles and you will be well on your way to a perfect six pack. Any tried and tested system that works on this principle will offer a full money back guarantee, because they know that anyone who follows this process will get the results they want.


Luke Wood

Luke Wood
IFBB Pro Body Builder