So you’ve come here because you want to lose arm flab? Getting rid of arm fat is surprisingly easy, so long as you know what to do.
In order to lose weight from any part of your body you need to raise your metabolism, and it is your metabolic rate that determines how quickly you burn calories and ultimately burn fat. The higher your metabolism, the quicker your body will burn up calories, and the lower your metabolism, the fatter you will become.
So, discover how to raise your metabolism and you’re on your way to losing that unsightly arm flab.
The aim is primarily to boost your resting metabolic rate which is when your body continues to burn calories and fat even when you arn’t actually doing anything physical, like sleeping for example. As a result of this, you’ll feel fitter, healthier and definitely happier and above all else, you will have got rid of that annoying and very unattractive arm fat.
Firstly, you will need to be doing some form of strength training or . Building bigger muscles is the answer to speeding up your metabolism. When you exercise with weights, your muscles are put under a great deal of stress and the muscle fibres break down as a result of this. In order to repair and then grow, they require lots of energy in the form of calories and this results in burning fat from the body where it isn’t needed. Your muscles as they increase in size, will need a continual source of energy even when resting. So this is part of the answer to getting rid of arm fat.
You don’t just have to perform exercises targeting the arms in order to get rid of arm fat, but they do help. Even doing some exercises targeting the glutes (which are the biggest muscles in the body found in the buttocks) will speed up your metabolism.
Secondly, another form of exercise which continues to burn calories and fat even when you’ve finished your workout is high intensity interval training workouts. These can involve any cardiovascular exercise and are short bursts of intensive activity.
Finally, you will need to take a look at your diet. I’m not suggesting that you have to sacrifice everything that you love to eat, but you could start with reducing the portion size and then eat more smaller meals more often throughout the day. Lots of lean protein is required to help build growing muscles so focus on plenty of protein, healthy complex carbs such as whole grains and include some healthy fats such as olive oil or fish oils in your diet also.
This doesn’t sound like too much of a hardship to me – if it gets the results you want, why not give it a go and see how easy it can be to lose flab on your arms by boosting your metabolism!