The Ultimate Guide to Dropping Body Fat

fitness nutrition March 28, 2024

Hey, It's Rebecca Louise here, ready to guide you through a journey to shedding unwanted body fat, transforming your body, and to let go of the frustration of the stubborn muffin top!

If you're looking for results, you've come to the right place. Together, we will explore the synergy of fitness, the BURN Method, nutrition, supplementation, and mindset to drop unwanted body fat!

Understanding Body Fat…

Before we start on our fat loss journey, it's crucial to understand what body fat is and why it's essential to manage it. Body fat is not just a storage problem; it's a complex organ involved in vital processes, including hormone regulation, insulation, and protection. However, excess body fat, especially visceral fat around our organs, can lead to health issues. Therefore, achieving a healthy body fat percentage through a balanced lifestyle is our goal.

  1. Fitness: Exercising for Fat Loss 

Physical activity is a cornerstone of shedding body fat, and not all workouts are created equal when it comes to fat loss. This is where my BURN Method shines! It's a holistic approach that combines high-intensity interval training (HIIT), strength training, and Pilates to target fat loss and muscle toning simultaneously.

HIIT: blasts calories and boosts your metabolism, allowing you to burn fat even after your workout ends.

Strength training: builds lean muscle, which increases your resting metabolic rate, meaning you burn more calories at rest.

Pilates: enhances your core strength and flexibility, improving your overall fitness performance and sculpting your body.

The BURN Method, incorporates these elements into your weekly routine so you never have to figure out a workout schedule. Most importantly remember that, as with anything, consistency is key!

Let’s just be clear though, even though it would be lovely, you can’t spot target fat. You can with muscle though so at least we have that. This means if you want to lose fat off your tummy you could lose it off your butt too. Good news is, working your glutes will have you a toned butt and more importantly a healthy body!

  1. Nutrition: Fueling Your Body for Fat Loss

Nutrition plays a KEY role in fat loss. I mean how many times have you heard me say, it’s 80% Nutrition! Haha, yep a lot I know!

It's not just about eating less; it's about eating right. A balanced diet rich in whole foods and filling the gaps with supplements, supports metabolism and helps reduce body fat. 

Here are my top nutrition tips:

Eat plenty of protein: Protein supports muscle growth and repair. It also keeps you feeling full longer, reducing the likelihood of overeating.

Choose healthy fats: Incorporate sources of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, such as avocados, nuts, and fatty fish, to support your heart health and satiety levels.

Load up on vegetables: Vegetables are low in calories but high in fiber and nutrients, making them perfect for weight loss.

Stay hydrated: Sometimes, thirst is mistaken for hunger. Drinking plenty of water can prevent unnecessary snacking.

Supplementation: A Helping Hand!

While no supplement can replace a healthy diet and exercise, certain supplements can support your fat loss journey:

Whey protein: A convenient way to ensure you're getting enough protein to support muscle repair and growth. The best right after your workout!

Green tea extract: Known for its metabolism-boosting properties, it can enhance fat burning, especially during exercise.

Omega-3 fatty acids: Found in fish oil supplements, they can help decrease body fat when combined with exercise.

P.s we have all these three available from our nutrition supplement range.

3. Mindset: The Foundation of Success

Your mindset is the key pillar of your journey. Creating a positive, growth-oriented mindset can make the difference between a temporary change and a lifelong transformation. 

Instead of getting down on yourself for not having the results you want right at this moment. Look at the GAIN! What have you achieved so far? And if you are like I’ve just got started, well awesome give yourself credit for reading this blog post. 

We all have to start somewhere and that day can be today! 

Here's how to build a resilient mindset and to keep striving for your results, even when it feel’s impossible! 

Set realistic goals: Break down your big goals into smaller, manageable 30-day challenges. Celebrate every victory, no matter how small.

Stay positive: Replace negative thoughts with positive affirmations. Believe in your ability to succeed.

Be patient: Remember, lasting change takes time. Trust the process and stay consistent with your efforts.

Dropping body fat is a multifaceted journey that requires a harmonious blend of fitness, nutrition, supplementation, and a resilient mindset. 

By adopting the BURN Method, nourishing your body with the right foods, considering helpful supplements, and cultivating a positive mindset, you're setting yourself up for success. 

Remember, every journey begins with a single step. Click HERE to take that step today, start the BURN Method and let's achieve those goals together. Keep burning, keep striving, and remember—I'm here cheering you on every step of the way to help you transform not just your body, and your life!