Do you want to lose the beer belly? It's not easy. You've gone through a lot with your old friend that you used to party a lot with. Going to Sunday footballs games together, attending those wild college parties, and grabbing a beer during happy hour. You two have shared some great memories, but things have changed and you want to lose your beer belly.

Losing that beer belly will take time and hard work. Try not to listen to what the tabloids and TV are saying,you might be fooled into following the latest celebrity diet or popping a few pills every four hours can give you the body of a runway model. Sorry, but it's a lot more challenging than that.

Believe it or not, it's the truth. All the celebrities and models seen in the media are in the best shape of their lives due to regular exercise and healthy eating. To lose that gut, doesn't copying their healthy eating habits and workout make sense? Yeah, it will take effort but it doesn't have to be as challenging as you would think.People who are trying to get rid of their beer belly, they start jogging and doing situps. This may be the obvious answer. To burn calories, running will help but doing sit ups or crunches would be futile because all you would be doing is strenghting the muscles UNDER your beer belly. Unless you do more than crunches and sit ups, you might get a nice six pack but you wouln't be able to tell underneath that layer of fat called your beer belly.

So, what do you do if crunches and sit ups aren't enough to lose the beer belly?

First, you must cut back on drinking beer. Cutting back on the beer may seem impossible. Isn't drinking all that beer the reason why you have a beer belly? This doesn't mean you have to stop drinking beer, just cut back on how much you are drinking.

There are two ways you can lose your beer belly. To lose your beer belly, incorporate exercise and healthy eating habits. Results won't be as great if you choose healthy eating over exercise or vice versa. Yes, exercise might burn more calories, but if you don’t eat less calories in the first place you may not be burning more than you eat.You won't get the best results in your workout if you're eating more than you can burn in calories. To lose your beer belly, diet and exercise will be big contributing factors in achieve your goal.

First you will need a healthy diet.Paying attention to what you eat will play a major role. Your body needs all the right nutrients. The proper nutrients are protein complex carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Eating healthy can help your body by burn and metabolize fat more effectively.

Secondly,...EXERCISE. Cardio (aerobic exercise) and resistance training (strength training) is what you would need to do. Aerobic exercises like running, calisthenics, or any other form of cardio can increase your body's stamina and heart strength and it's a good way to burn excess calories. Doing strength training can help you gain that confidence you need in order to strut your stuff next time you're at the beach.

If you want to lose your beer belly, exercising and eating healthy is the solution. Follow these instructions and you'll not only lose your beer belly, but you'll lose weight fast. Best of luck to you and all your endeavors!

Author's Bio: 

Natalie Leavenworth used to struggle with fad diets and exercise programs until discovering the secrets of effective weight loss. Now at her target weight, she enjoys helping others achieve their weight loss goals.