As anyone who’s ever tried to get healthy knows, going to the gym is only half of the effort you need to put in. The other half is a good and healthy diet. And just like going to the gym isn’t just trying to lift as much as possible, dieting isn’t just eating as little as possible.
There’s often a lot of confusion and difficulty that comes with dieting, so gathered here are 20 little “cheat sheets” to help you kick the habit and get your summer bod.
You need to have a balanced diet of fats, carbs, protein, etc., in your body if you want to burn through the little belly fat left.
Combining the post-workout protein fix with your caffeine needs.
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Protein is an important part of working out. It’s what directly translates to your muscle mass, it is what they’re made out of.
A guide to how often you should eat.
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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a name almost everyone is familiar with. He is an incredibly fit, and a very charming human being. But did you know that he has 6 meals a day? It’s one of his tricks into staying in shape. Snacking ruins your metabolism, but several small meals makes sure that it’s always working properly.
Gather up a healthy lunch
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Oftentimes, you’re in a rush to get from one place to another so you don’t pay much attention to the lunch you’re taking with you or plan to buy something from the store. Those are both unhealthy options, and if you took the advice this nifty infograph gives you, you’ll never feel lethargic during travel again. At least not because of poor diet.