One of the most popular questions that I get asked as a trainer is how do to get rid of fat around the belly. Most people think that if they do 100 sit ups a day that they will get rid of the belly fat where this is not the case. Cardio is the best thing that you can do to get rid of any fat on the body.
According to the American College of Sports Medicine, adults should get at least 150 minutes of cardio activity a week. The easiest way to break this down is for 5 days of 30 minutes of cardio activity. The best thing is that this activity does not need to be done for 30 minutes straight. If can be broken up into 10 minute increments. If you’re like me you probably get bored quickly so using different machines is also an option. Personally I like to alternate between spinning and running. (more…)