Check out this list of 5 underrated habits to reduce body fat percentage and get you closer to, or even below, 10%.
We have already spoken of 3 habits to follow to get below 20% body fat. This time we’re going a step further than that and trying to look as lean as possible with some tricks that Mario Tomic did himself.
Mario Tomic is an entrepreneur who helps other busy professionals get fit and live a sustainable, healthy lifestyle.
Discover Tomic’s 5 underrated habits to reduce body fat percentage.
5 underrated habits to reduce body fat percentage
According to Tomic, these are not ideas that will get you results but are hard to maintain, almost forcing you to go back to zero after a few months. These 5 underrated habits to reduce body fat percentage are great if your goal is to slim down and lose unwanted fat.
Walking can be considered the best way to lose body fat. Any capable body can do it and it can be done anywhere. No special equipment needed and you can get started right away.
The golden ratio would be to walk between 10,000 and 12,000 steps per day. Do this and you will see the most significant positive impact. The difficulty is consistency, but try and you will see results.
2. Eat the same meal most of the time
Most people who have slimmed down and pushed the limits of their physique have done so. “As long as you have some variety in a week and as long as your diet is of very high quality to avoid micronutrient deficiencies, there’s nothing wrong with repeating that.”
If you’ve never made a meal before, start with something really simple and make enough protein to last 2-3 days and give it a try.
3. Save calories for “Window Hunger”
Imagine your goal is to eat 2,000 calories a day. If you feel hungrier during the evening, be sure to allocate more calories for the latter part of the day.
Mario Tomic eats 25% of his calories at his first meal, 25% at his second meal, and 50% at his last meal. This is because he is mostly hungry at the end of the day, which helps him sleep, and also when he usually eats with other people, so he wants to be less restrictive.
4. Feast, not snack
Tomic says the only thing most people do to keep them from getting leaner is reactive snacking — randomly grabbing snacks based on triggers or impulses and eating them. It can make you feel full, but not hungry either.
If you’re tracking your calories, you should know how quickly those little snacks can add up at the end of the day.
You can either forbid snacking altogether or be more proactive and allocate 10% of your daily calorie intake to snacking only so you don’t exceed your calorie intake.
5. Cut the alcohol
Tomic says banning alcohol from his life has improved all areas of his life, especially his discipline and his ability to be consistent with nutrition.
Drinking alcohol, in addition to adding empty calories to your diet, can lead to poor dietary decisions, general sluggishness, and low mood.
And that was Tomic’s list of 5 underrated habits for reducing body fat percentage. Click on the video below to see his full explanation on each topic.
VIDEO – 5 underrated habits to reduce body fat percentage
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