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How To Get Leaner And More Muscular

Although I feel the best approach to getting leaner and more muscular is a long term one, there are some simple things you can do to drop fat quickly.

To get leaner and more muscular, you primarily do it by increasing the amount, duration, or/and intensity of your cardio sessions while slowly decreasing your calorie intake.

If you try and shed fat too fast, whatever you did to lose it will not be permanent and you'll more than likely end up gaining the weight back.

So, the best way to lose any amount of fat quickly is to
focus on creating more of a calorie deficit in which your body is forced to burn more fat for energy.

This is primarily achieved by:

1. Slowly cutting your calorie intake.

2. Slowly increasing your cardio input.

Notice how I put "slowly" in front of both.

If you start reducing calories too quick, you'll force
your body into "starvation mode" in which it starts holding
onto stored body fat instead of burning it for energy.

And if you start doing too much cardio too soon, you'll run
the risk of overtraining or getting injured.

And what about weight training?

The weight training remains a constant when trying to get leaner and more muscular.
It has little to do with losing fat fast.

In fact, you may want to lessen the weight training the next few weeks and instead focus more on the cardio, which will have more of an impact on the fat burning.

Bottom line, to lose any amount of fat fast, you have to burn more calories than you consume.

The best way to do this is by dropping your daily calorie intake while increasing your daily cardio output.

The first week, start getting rid of extras that you may eat, like dressings, oils, butter, sugars, syrups, and desserts.

Then the next week, reduce your calories again by 150-200 calories.

This slow, methodical drop in calories will not trigger "starvation mode" in which your body will start holding onto fat.

Also, you'll want to start upping the amount and/or intensity of your cardio.

If you're doing 2 or 3 sessions of cardio a week, add another session. If you're already doing 4 or 5, then increase your intensity more so than your time.

The combo of slowly dropping your daily calories
while also increasing the intensity and amount of your cardio will get you leaner and more muscular in less time.

Then, continue on with this approach and soon you'll be staring in the mirror at a leaner, more muscular you.

For a step-by-step plan for getting leaner and more muscular in less time, check out fitness trainer Shawn Lebrun's newest program "30 Days To More Muscle and Less Fat" It's his most-detailed, easiest to follow program yet! Click here to get leaner and more muscular in less time

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