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Everyone wants them… Few have them…

You are do cardio and crunches EVERY NIGHT so why don’t you have ABS? Did you know that you CAN’T spot reduce? That means in order to lose the love handles, you have to lose total body fat. Unfortunately for women, fat is usually first stored in the butt and thighs. Men have it worse! The fat is stored right over those abs.

Crunches only HELP. They build the muscle underneath the fat.

Remember you are NOT FAT, but you HAVE FAT. Time to Lose It!

In order to show the abs, you  must lose the fat. According to BodyBuilding.com, “Your

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metabolism will slow down dramatically 3 hours after a meal so plan to eat once every 2 1/2 to 3 hours. A faster metabolism equals more calories burned and less fat covering your abs.” If you skip out on breakfast you are doing more harm than good! If you eat a healthy breakfast (high protein) within 30-minutes of waking up, you can increase your metabolism by up to 30%

While it is no surprise cardio and weight training help, it is also crucial to get proper amount of sleep. If you DON’T sleep enough, your body will release a hormone called “cortisol” which promotes fat storage. That is a disaster to your abs!!

Rome wasn’t built in a day. Don’t expect to wake up and have abs after just one workout. With 6 weeks till Memorial Day Weekend, now would be the perfect time to Enroll in COREiculum and get those ABS ready for the beach.