Belly fat is also known as visceral fat, abdominal fat, organ fat, or omental fat. Belly fat surrounds your organs. This organ fat releases harmful chemicals and hormones into your bloodstream. These chemicals increase your appetite, bad cholesterol, blood fat, blood sugar, blood pressure, and insulin resistance. Visceral fat can also make it difficult for you to breathe.
The best way to lose belly fat is to address the issues that caused it to accumulate in the first place. We have abdominal fat because of our poor lifestyles. We are sedentary, eat terribly, and are overstressed. To fix the problem, we must do the opposite.
The best nutrition plan to help you lose abdominal fat is calorie-controlled and balanced. Your nutrition plan should be it high in vegetables, fiber, lean proteins, and good fats. It should also be low in bad carbohydrates and bad fats.
The best activity plan to help you lose abdominal fat is multifaceted. You want to incorporate strength training, aerobic exercises, core training, and increase the calories you burn doing everyday activities.
The best way to lose abdominal fat beyond diet and exercise is through stress reduction. Start by relaxing more and sleeping more. Other techniques to try include deep breathing, massage, hypnosis, visualization, and meditation.
I have given you the basic methods to lose visceral fat and keep it off. In the next few weeks, I will go in to more details. I will release posts that describe what you should do, how you should do it, and why you should do it. Look for the posts below.