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    How to Get a Flat Stomach







    Throughout the ages, a flat stomach is the only beauty attribute that has stood the test of time.


    Ludicrous fads come and go. These days, teenage girls obsessed with their thigh gaps. Nothing I say convinces them to give up their un-realizable dreams of developing skeletal thighs.




    Where do teenage girls pick up the idea that skinny thighs are hot?



    Take a glance at those living skeletons defiling the cat walks of top fashion houses around the world! These half-starved models parade in high-end bling bling. Who wouldn’t love the feeling of a Vera Wang silk dress, caressing her skin? Who wouldn’t want the self-conscious pride of carrying her paraphernalia in a Louis Vuitton crocodile handbag?





    Is it any wonder that teenage girls do not only want to dress like these models but also want to look like them?




    If only these impressionable young minds knew that no one wants to have sex with those skinny creatures; they might just save themselves from their disastrous and unattainable cravings.



    Hop over to tumblr _ one of the busiest hangouts for teens. You’ll find thousands of depressed youngsters, swirling in self-created abysses of frustration and self-hate. They are disgusted with their maturing bodies because their bodies are not turning out to be like Barbie’s.




    Blame it on their parents for not telling them that, Barbie is just a doll!




    Blame everything on the parents except the real culprit!



    No, the real culprit is not the media; even though, the omnipresent media exercises great influence on these vulnerable minds. The real culprit is you.







    Yeah! I said it.




    It is not the responsibility of your parents, the media, the fashion overlords or trivial tabloids to set your beauty standards. It is your responsibility.





    And to a small extent, it is between you and that guy of substance _ that awesome dude that, you totally want to do. Above all, not those flashy, superficial ballers, to whom, popularity is the only measure of value.



    I might as well tell you. Even those superficial dudes; who will get you pregnant in a jiffy, do not want to get it on with bony chicks. No one loves lifeless girls with shoulder bones popping out like those ghastly creatures which, you see in war-torn, famine-stricken, shit holes of the earth.





    Only the media loves skinny girls.



    Why do the media intentionally sell you this illusive fantasy?



    They do it for the money! The advertisement industry spends billions buying the best psychologist whom, money can buy. These sophisticated Ph.D.s are experts in the art of depth marketing.





    Depth marketing is a compass term for all the subliminal persuasion techniques, which pierce through your conscious mind and implant messages directly into your subconscious mind.



    The only job of the advertisement agency’s psychologists is to keep you dissatisfied with your body. Why do they want you dissatisfied with your body? They keep you dissatisfied with your body because they want to sell you the product; that will relieve you of the dissatisfaction.





    Marketers create a problem which didn’t exist. They sell you on an illusion that something’s wrong with your body. Then, they turn around and sell you on the promise that, their solution will solve the problem.



    But they do not want the imaginary problem solved at all. They want it to eternally persist; so that, they can milk every penny out of you; till, you drop dead.




    Isn’t that pure genius? What could you expect, when big money buys out the Ph.D.s?



    The only problem here is that, the lives of so many innocent teens is being ruined by this massive marketing scam.



    Like I said earlier, I have been unable to persuade most teens to give up these impossible skinny ideals. I only hope that, they make it to their twenties. There is no better teacher than experience. By the time, they are in their twenties; experience would have taught them that, no guy wants to make love to a skeletal framework.





    What kind of silhouette are guys into?



    Guys are hopelessly infatuated with the hourglass silhouette.





    The hourglass silhouette is the epitome of female divinity. It is a scientifically proven fact that, men are genetically programmed to worship women, who are shaped like an hourglass. Men see women with the perfect waist to hips ratio of 0.7 as Goddesses.






    You can’t do a ton about your hips but you can easily get rid of that fat in your midsection.



    This is not Victoria’s secret. It is an open secret that, the babes with the flat stomachs get all the glares at the beach. You want to be one of those babes, not primarily for the men but rather for yourself.





    Developing a flat stomach gives you a spectacular feeling of self-confidence that, nothing can rival.
    How to Get a Flat Stomach








    It takes good nutrition and regular exercise to develop a lean, flat tummy.



    The required nutrition is shockingly simpler than the hype, being peddled on fitness magazines. Forget about those diet fads and magic piles, being pitched to you on TV commercials. They are only after your pocket book.





    Food is good. Everything goes except high carbohydrate foods and saturated (trans) fats. The high carbohydrate foods which, you must avoid include white rice, white bread and potato chips.



    Saturated fats are bad fats. They are responsible for every type of cardiovascular disease on medical record. Butter, cheese and cream have high saturated fat-content.



    Do not become obsessed with what you eat because only one thing counts at the end of the day.



    What counts, is that you spend all the calories you eat. Unless you are trying to lose weight; then, you must spend more calories than you eat.





    Remember, that in order to develop a sexy, flat belly, you must first be in normal weight. Your weight is normal, if your BMI (Body Mass Index) ranges from 18.5 to 24.9. A BMI below 18.5 means you are underweight. A BMI above 24.9 means you are overweight.



    Your BMI (height / weight) must absolutely be within the 18.5 to 24.9 range.





    If you are not in this BMI range of normal weight, totally forget it. YOU ARE NOT GOING TO GET A FLAT STOMACH.



    It is IMPOSSIBLE.



    If you are overweight, lose weight first. Then you stand a chance of developing a flat stomach.






    What is the most powerful technique to lose weight fast?



    Intermittent sessions of intense cardio.



    When I say intense cardio, I mean unbridled, all-out fanatic workout. The kind of workout, that gets your heart banging furiously against your chest, like a supercharged turbo engine. 15minutes of crazy cardio is better than an hour of casual jogging.



    Crunches should be last on your priorities. The purpose of crunches is to strengthen your abdominal muscles.




    If you do not first get rid of the fat around your midsection, all the crunches in world will not help you. You can do 1,000 crunches per session and have strong rectal and oblique muscles; but they will remain invisible.



    Your abdominal muscles are made up of the rectal and oblique muscles. These muscles are underneath your belly fat. You will never see them; unless, you get rid of the belly fat first.




    You are only ready for crunches after you have squashed your belly fat.



    The three most powerful abdominal exercises are bicycles exercise, captain’s chair exercise and the Swiss ball exercise. These unbeatable exercises are guaranteed to tone your abdominal muscles.


    How to get a flat stomach


    All those fancy gadgets you see on TV commercials won’t do you any good. Only hard work and dedication will get you a flat stomach.



    Read more about how to get a flat stomach.
    Last edited by Redvenus; 12-10-2015, 03:17 PM.

  • #2
    How to Get a Flat Stomach



    Developing a flat stomach is like pursuing any other goal.


    First, set the goal. Second, acquire the skills to attain the goal. Finally, do the work. These are the same steps required to achieve success in any endeavour.

    Developing a flat stomach is like pursuing any other goal.


    First, set the goal. Second, acquire the skills to attain the goal. Finally, do the work. These are the same steps required to achieve success in any endeavour.


    Developing a flat stomach is like pursuing any other goal.


    First, set the goal. Second, acquire the skills to attain the goal. Finally, do the work. These are the same steps required to achieve success in any endeavour.






    Your definite goal is straightforward: develop a flat stomach.


    What skills do you need to develop a flat tummy?



    The single most powerful skill, which you need, is the ability to form keystone habits.


    The skill of developing keystone habits is indispensable to the achievement of any goal.







    It takes regular exercise and good nutrition to develop a flat stomach.


    Knowledge of the right exercises is utterly useless; unless, you have the habits to actually do these exercises. Similarly, knowledge of the right foods is utterly useless; unless, you develop the right eating habits.


    How to Form Keystone Habits



    “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle.


    Our lives operate on habits. Goals are not achieved through occasional feats of effort. Goals are achieved by repeating a specific set of actions every day.






    In order to develop a flat stomach, you must exercise daily and eat right daily.


    This literally means that, you must form new habits; in order to get that flat tummy, which you crave.


    If you keep on doing what, you have always done, you will keep on getting what, you have always gotten. To get different results, you must engage in a different set of actions.


    How do you transform your daily actions?






    You must choose one specific activity to adopt. For example, you can decide to exercise every day at a specific hour.


    It is of crucial importance that, you adopt only one new activity at a time.



    You will fail, if you attempt to form more than one habit at a time.


    Why aren’t you allowed to form more than one habit at a time?






    You cannot form more than one habit at a time because your brain cannot construct more than one neural pathway at a time. Each habit is engrained in your brain by the formation of a neural pathway, which makes the habitual activity quasi-automatic.


    Your brain constructs this neural pathway by tapping into your body’s glucose supply.



    Some people think that, they can form two habits simultaneously. They erroneously believe that their brains will be able to construct two neural pathways, if they supply enough glucose to their bodies by consuming high GI (sugary) foods.


    Do not make this mistake! The impossibility of human beings to form more than one habit at a time has nothing to do with a shortage of glucose. It is solely due to the fact that, your brain cannot construct more than one neural pathway at a time.





    Hence, always form only one habit at a time.


    Habits are nothing more than disciplines which have become semi-automatic. A discipline is an activity like crunches or aerobic exercise. Disciplines are built using willpower.






    The exercise (crunches, cardio, squats, bench press) itself is a discipline.


    You use willpower to build disciplines. Self-discipline is the use of willpower to consciously control your actions.



    In order for your discipline to become a habit, you need to practice it for 30 consecutive days. After 30days, your daily routine will become quasi-automatic.


    You will discover to your shocking amazement that it is difficult for you to stop exercising.



    This is exactly what occurs, when forming a new habit. The first few days are difficult; then, it gradually gets easier. Sometime after the 20th day, you start enjoying the activity and feeling a sense of self-esteem. By the 30th consecutive day, the activity becomes quasi-automatic. At this point, it becomes difficult to stop.


    Difficult does not mean impossible. If you relax or lower your guard, your old habits will creep in.



    Once a habit’s neural pathway has been dug out in your brain, it remains there forever. That is why it is easy for your old habits to creep in, if you lower your guard.


    Your driving skills do not disappear, if you go for a few years without driving. You can easily recover your driving skills anytime you choose. Your piano skills do not disappear, if you go for a few years without playing the piano. You can easily recover your piano skills because the neural pathway of that skill is still in your brain.






    Here is the point. Self-discipline is a skill.


    The exact same mechanism operates with destructive habits.



    Your tendency to misuse alcohol does not disappear, if you go sober for a few years. You can easily fall back into the fangs of alcoholism, if you sip just one glass of booze.


    Your tendency to over-eat does not disappear, if you discipline your appetite for a few years. You can easily return to gluttony, if your discipline breaks down.



    This means that the work is not over after 30days. You have to remain vigilant and keep re-enforcing your new habit.


    Once you have your regular exercise habit going, you can move to deal with your eating habits.


    The Ultimate Flat Stomach Exercises



    Crunches are vital when it comes to strength and definition of your abdominal muscles; however, crunches are not everything.





    In order for your lean abdominal muscles to show, you must absolutely be in normal weight. It is utterly impossible for overweight or obese people to develop a sleek tummy.


    If you are overweight; then, lose enough weight to get yourself into normal weight.


    Measure your BMI (Body Mass Index) to find out, if your weight is normal. You get your BMI from dividing your height by your weight. Normal weight ranges from 18.5 to 24.9. Any figure above 30 is definitely overweight.


    What is cutting edge way to lose weight?



    You have to burn (spend) more calories than you consume. The most dynamic way to do this is by exercising and eating less.


    Crunches are good at defining and strengthening your abdominal muscles but they won’t help you to lose weight.



    Intermittent sessions of intense cardio are undeniably the most effective means to whip yourself into normal weight. Intense cardio means exactly what it states. We are talking here about the kind of ultra crazy cardio that gets your heart pounding furiously against your chest.


    Anything less and you are just playing sissy with no real resolve to lose those pounds.






    Once you are in normal weight, the crunches become vital. The three most powerful crunches are bicycle exercise, Captain’s chair exercise and Swiss ball exercise.


    If you go wacko on your cardio and mix in these three sit-up methods, you will get a flat stomach in less than 3months.


    It would take you about 90days to get a flat stomach; unless, you are already athletic. Do not get carried away by the late night TV commercials or sly marketers who promise you a flat tummy in 2weeks. It takes only a moron to believe that, she can transform her body in 2weeks.




    Prepare for the long haul. It is a slow process.

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    • #3

      How did it come to this? How did I let myself put on so much weight?


      Is that You?






      Do you incessantly torment yourself on this burning question?


      The answer is obvious!


      You got so fat by eating too much and moving too little.







      The good news is that, your future must not look like your past. You have the complete and total power to take charge and ultimately transform your life into a bright and outrageous future.


      You can’t go back and make a brand new start. But you can start from now and make a brand new ending.




      Does that sound too rosy? Have you heard it all before?


      Well, if you’ve read at least two posts on this blog, you’ll entertain no illusions about my effectiveness at smashing fairytale pipe dreams.






      Yes, you can develop a flat, lean stomach. But you won’t do it by reading these lines.


      You won’t do it thanks to some spectacularly insightful revelation that gets you eternally motivated.



      You won’t develop that toned tummy thanks to some revolutionary secret formula from cutting-edge scientific research.


      The formula for ripped abs is regular exercise and good nutrition. It is really that simple. Everyone knows it; yet, only a few have what, it takes to implement it.



      Do you have what it takes to eat right and exercise regularly?


      Are you scrupulously proficient in the fine art of consistent self-discipline?


      Yeah, consistent self-discipline is what it is going to take. Consistent self-discipline is what it takes to get anything done. In fact, consistent self-discipline is the very key to success.






      Self-discipline is embracing the pain of doing the right thing in the face of a plethora of easy things.


      Self-discipline is prioritization of that which; you want most, at the expense of instant gratification impulses.




      Self-discipline is doing what; you planned to do, regardless of how you feel.


      Self-discipline is going to gym; even when, you do not feel like it.


      Self-discipline is eating that spinach; even though, it tastes worse than over-cooked leather.



      Self-discipline is tearing your ass out of the couch; even though, your favourite TV show is running.


      Self-discipline is turning down the invitation of your peers. Let your peers do the small-talk and cheap gossip. Self-discipline is severing all links to small-minded peers. You’ll have to give up the peers holding you back; in order to join peers that will push you up.






      Leaving your former peer group can be painful; but it is a necessity.


      And this is not sacrifice. There is a big misunderstanding between sacrifice and prioritization.



      Sacrifice is giving up something more valuable for something less valuable.


      For example, you are sacrificing, if you give up your gym session to watch TV. Each time you sacrifice, you become less valuable as a person.




      Prioritization is giving up something less valuable for something more valuable. For example, you are prioritizing, if you give up TV to hit the gym. Each time you prioritize, you become a better person.


      NEVER SACRIFICE. INSTEAD PRIORITIZE!




      Prioritization is affirming that which; you value more, over that which, you value less. Deep down, you value having a flat stomach more than you value watching TV.


      Initially, prioritization is painful. But the more you do it, the easier it gets. Until one amazing day, it becomes part of you, just like any other habit.




      Defeating Procrastination with
      the Donald Trump Question


      You procrastinate because you are not yet a Jedi in the art of metacognition. Metacognition is thinking about your thoughts.


      Metacognition is the battlefield, in which, you must face the enemy of procrastination.






      The battle drums are blazing when the hour comes to hit the gym.


      You are faced with a choice; each time, the thunderous bolt of lightning-fast thoughts sizzle through your mind. You can either procrastinate or you can hit the gym. Suppose your alarm goes off, signaling that, you have to hit the gym.



      At this specific moment, a thousand impulses will take hold of your mind. You will find yourself, conjuring the most shockingly brilliant excuses why, you shouldn’t go to the gym.


      You do not experience these rationalizations as excuses. You experience them as perfectly legitimate reasons. And before you realize it, you are a helpless prisoner of the omnipotent “I don’t feel like it” spell.





      No, Harry Potter hasn’t taken hold of you; neither has the wizard of Oz.


      You are just being your lazy, defeatist, old self.


      The Donald Trump question is the unbeatable formula to snap you out of your trance.






      Ask yourself the Donald Trump question, “what am I supposed to be thinking about right now?”


      The objective of the question is to refocus your mind on your gym session.


      Answer the question by giving yourself all the reasons why you must be off to gym, doing your abdominal exercises. Convince yourself that, you must do your cardio.


      You won’t get your flat stomach by simply playing mind games. It is time to get your ass off the couch and hit the floor sprinting.


      Bouts of motivation won’t give you that sexy tummy. Disregard the hymns of pious praises sung on the altar of motivation. Self-discipline not motivation is the ultimate key that will propel you past the sloughs of “I don’t feel like it.”



      “I don’t feel like it.”


      Remember that phrase.


      Pay attention to that sensation the next time it raises its despicable head. “I don’t feel like it,” is the reason you give up. “I don’t feel like it,” is reason why you need self-discipline.






      If you do not think that, you can overcome the fleeting moments of “I don’t feel like it,” you might as well give up now.


      I have given you the tools to crush your greatest enemy. USE IT.






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      • #4
        Mental Toughness is indispensable to your success.


        Success is the product of incremental improvements over a sustained period.



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