How To Lose Belly Fat Without Exercising

So you want to learn how to lose belly fat without exercising.  I get it, exercise just isn’t your thing, so you would rather avoid it all together.  Although I would recommend against that, I do understand that not everyone is into exercising.  

The good news is,  it is possible to lose belly fat without the assistance of exercise. You’re just gonna have to be really disciplined when it comes to your diet.  Because no matter how many crunches you do, getting rid of belly fat is 80% nutrition, and 20% exercise.  

Exercise can help get you results faster, but if exercise is not an option for you, making sure you take control of your diet will be crucial.

Eat Healthy Meals

If we’re going to talk about getting rid of the belly fat, it only makes sense to start with what got you that belly in the first place.  When you hear people talking about how abs are made in the kitchen, there’s a reason for it. No matter how much you exercise, if you can’t control your diet, you will never get the results you are looking for.  

I know many people that don’t exercise and have a flat tummy.  Now there could be a few reasons for that. Great genetics, youth, and most importantly, they eat well. Now great genetics and youth can only take you so far, because as we all know, as time goes by, we only get older.  

The older we get, the more our metabolism slows down.  So it is very important to make sure you watch what you eat. So making sure you are eating your breakfast, lunch and dinner with healthy snacks in between is important to making sure you metabolism is functioning properly.  

If you are someone that loves to eat meat, then make sure you stick to lean meats like chicken, turkey or fish. As much as you would like to have a good steak or rib, it’s important to limit these types of meat as much as you can if you are serious about losing the belly fat.  As they can contain high amounts of fat.

Stay Hydrated

I still feel that there are many out there that still don’t truly understand how amazing water can be for your health. Yeah i’m sure people understand how vital it is to living, but not enough to make it a part of their daily routine.  I myself have gotten to a point where all I drink is water on a daily basis.

man drinking water

Now I don’t expect you to be as boring as me, but if drinking water can get you the results you are looking for, then i’m sure you wouldn’t mind being a little boring.  Yea you might have to use the bathroom a bit, but getting up and walking is good exercise for you.  

Yea I know, we said no exercise in this article, but you gotta move a little right?  You should be drinking at least 64 ounces of water a day.  Now if you need some motivation to help make sure you are getting your daily water, then I would suggest you invest in a motivational water bottle.  

It’s a great way to keep you on track while you reach for your water consumption goal.

Get Active

Relax now….even though I promised to show you how to lose belly fat without exercise,  you can’t expect to do that just standing still now.  So when I say get active, I mean find ways to get your body moving more.  

When heading to work, instead of taking the elevator, try the stairs.  This is a great way for you to burn off some calories before you have to sit down all day at work.  Plus you can build up some leg muscle while climbing those stairs.

During your lunch break, don’t be afraid to grab a coworker and go for a 30 minute walk.  Being stuck in the office all day can be a drag on the mind and keep you from enjoying the finer things in life like fresh air.

Watch less tv and work on any chores that you need to get done around the house.  Tv is an easy way to be lazy and keep you from getting things done.  So if you have been holding off on organizing stuff around the house, then this is good time to get it done.

Eat Your Calories, Don’t Drink Them

There is no easier way to add unnecessary calories than by drinking them.  If you are looking to get your vitamin C in, instead of drinking juice, try a fruit.  It will fill you up much quicker than if you decided to drink it.  

If you are serious about getting rid of that belly fat, than reducing your alcohol consumption is going to be key as well.  Not saying that you have to get rid of it all together, but start with once a week and go from there.  

If you haven’t stopped drinking soda already, even diet soda, then you should remove that liquid crap immediately. There is absolutely no benefit to drinking any kind of soda.  You will be amazed at your results once you remove it from your diet.

Even if you are someone that likes to drink fruit smoothies, just be aware of the ingredients that are being put into your smoothie.  Some can contain a lot of sugar, and that will not help you in your belly fat burning process.  

Drink Green Tea

If you do decide to drink any type of liquid, having some green tea isn’t a bad way to go.  Studies have shown that drinking green tea can assist in burning belly fat.  This low calorie drink provides antioxidants that is necessary for good health.  So make sure you can get at least a cup a day if possible.  

Final Thoughts

Although getting rid of belly fat is a lot more difficult without the help of exercise, it is most certainly possible to achieve.  As long as you stay true to a healthy diet, you will see that belly flatten in no time.  Once you get the flat tummy, then it’s all about maintaining it.

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