Anyone can do 3 sets of 10 reps, but what's the level of intensity you go at it with? Always be conscious of your form, but the ripped guys know you've got to hit the weights hard and hyper-focused. Amp up the intensity of your workout by keeping track of and reducing the rest time between sets. The less time you give your body to recover, the harder it has to work, which leads to burning more calories.4 Weightlifting Techniques to Master>>>
4. Stay Consistent
Be as consistent as possible. It's tough in the go-go-go world we live in, especially for nine-to-fivers. But even if you're feeling a bit sluggish or tired, you've got to be honest with yourself on when you should skip or push through it. A solid trainer will know how to program something for you to account for your work hours and recovery needs.How to Get Lean: 25 Ways to Lose Fat Faster>>>
The best sources are potatoes, rice, and oats. You'd be hard pressed to find a ripped guy who eats a lot of fruit, bread, or baked goods. Fewer carbs in your system means less insulin release and that means less of a chance for fat storage.Trainer Q&A: Are Carbs Bad to Eat Before Bed?>>>
Alcohol sucks. It messes with your metabolism, recovery, and how you'll work out the next day. If you've got to drink, do it on special occasions and pound lots of water in-between drinks. Stay away from mixers. Go with anything on the rocks, or with club. And hard booze is a bit better than beers, you'll get a buzz-on quicker with less fluid, and slightly less calories.Study: Cardio Could Lesson Brain Damage From Alcohol>>>
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