Spot reduction is a type of targeted exercise that is designed to burn fat in specific areas of the body.
Losing fat is not as difficult as you might think. All you need to do is form new habits, begin exercising, and sleep well every night. You can even speed up your weight loss by drinking more water, getting enough rest, and eating a high-protein diet. However, the majority of people believe they are not overweight and that all they need to lose are their love handles and extra thigh fat. Without a doubt, our torso and lower body are the areas where fat accumulates the most, and losing that weight is extremely difficult. So first, let's clarify whether you can target fat loss to a specific body part or not.
Target fat loss is known as spot reduction in the fitness world. For example, if a person only wants to lose belly fat, they should focus solely on crunches and avoid weight training. Spot reduction has no scientific basis, and it is not even possible to target fat loss. When we gain fat, we gain it as a whole, and when we lose weight, it goes from all over the body in proper proportion. Without a doubt, the face fat is the first to go, and these stubborn fat areas like the lower body and torso region take a little longer, but it eventually sheds if you stay consistent.
Also Read: Abs Are Made In Kitchen, Not Gym: 5 Dieting Hacks You Must Know
So, if you've been doing standing twisters to lose love handles, now is the time to stop chasing spot reduction and concentrate on these hacks for your fat loss.
Compound exercises involve working more than two muscles at the same time, which helps burn not only fat but also build muscle. If you want to lose stubborn fat, your workout should be focused on compound movements. Squats, deadlifts, bench presses, and overhead shoulder presses are examples of compound exercises. Squats can help you lose thigh fat and, in general, lower body fat. Conditioning can be aided by the deadlift and bench press, while upper body fat loss can be assisted by the shoulder press.
When you exercise on an empty stomach, your body draws energy from your stored fat and uses it as a fuel. In layman's terms, body fat serves as a source of energy. Moreover, your empty stomach workout should include cardio because our heart rate is at its highest during cardio, which aids in calorie burn. The best part about doing an empty stomach workout is that it sets the tone for the rest of your day.
The human body is extremely intelligent; it takes very little time to learn and form a pattern. If you always start your workout with the treadmill, switch it up every 15 days, and if you only do three sets of exercises, increase it to four. These minor changes not only shock your body, but they also help you target your fat.
Also Read: How To Speed Up Your Workouts & Increase Calorie Burn
Image Credit: Freepik
All possible measures have been taken to ensure accuracy, reliability, timeliness and authenticity of the information; however Onlymyhealth.com does not take any liability for the same. Using any information provided by the website is solely at the viewers’ discretion. In case of any medical exigencies/ persistent health issues, we advise you to seek a qualified medical practitioner before putting to use any advice/tips given by our team or any third party in form of answers/comments on the above mentioned website.