The perfect figure is something many dream about but it seems that only the chosen ones get to get it. That is partially true but not because some people are better, it is because they put a lot of work into getting fit. We are not trying to tell you that if you do not hit the gym daily you will never get that perfect body you see in all the magazines and all over the web.

Sometimes, there is no need for that at all. You just have to figure out what it is that you are doing wrong and that keeps you from getting fit. Of course, it has been mentioned a hundred times before - your diet is crucial. But what can we do about it? You are what you eat after all.

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What we are going to mention next is also a pretty well-known fact – you should exercise regularly. But that is where the trick lies! You can’t just pick up any workout plan you found on the web and hope that it is going to bring you results.

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It won’t, unless you are very lucky and you come across something that is exactly what you need. But what are the chances?When dealing with belly fat you have to be honest with yourself – is that really bad or not really?

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In case there is a large amount of fat stored there, the first thing you should draw your attention to is cardio since before working on muscles you should burn all that fat down. If the amount of fat is not that dramatic, you can start with your abdominal exercises straight away.

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You should bear in mind that the abdominal exercises you do should target a greater area than just your stomach and then you will reap the fruit of results. Even for 10 minutes a day, if they are properly targeted and are pretty intense, they will be beneficial.

You should pay attention to technique if you do something incorrectly there is a slight chance it will do what it is supposed to. One more thing – do not exhaust yourself with crunches as in many cases they are pretty ineffective.

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The BetterMe Team is by your side throughout your fitness journey! Stay motivated and you can achieve your goals. If you are struggling with your motivation have a look at one of our many articles for inspiration.

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