Belly fat is one of the hardest types of fat to deal with when you are trying to get lean and healthy. A flat stomach is great and makes you look better toned and sexier. Getting a reduction in belly fat is also a perfect way to increase your overall sense of being, self-esteem and wellness. There are a lot ways to lose belly fat, but most of them don't work very well. So how can you lose the tummy fat easily and effectively? Let's look at a few ways to get the fat off and keep it off.

First we need to establish that sit-ups, crunches, and things like the Super Hurdle Master Ergo Trainer and the Racing Antelope Anti-gravity Mega Curve Swinger are not going to help you to lose the extra padding hanging off your abdomen. The best way to lose belly fat is to change the way that you eat and to increase the amount of fat that your body burns. The belly is one of the places that our bodies use as a "storehouse" for the fat we need for energy production.

In order to change the way that we eat we have to start paying attention to what we are eating. This involves reducing the amount of fat grams that we take in to less than 20% of the total calorie that we consume each day. We need to reduce the amount of bad carbs as well. You will want to increase your protein intake to assist in the building of lean muscle mass and you will need to switch from empty calorie snack foods to filling foods that are healthy and provide nutrition, such as fresh veggies, fruits and whole grain snacks. You can eat a lot of these items before they will affect your body negatively. They will fill you UP but not OUT.

Once you have established a proper eating habit which will not be adding to the fat problem that you already have, it's time to take the next step and begin reducing the amount of fat that you have on your body, which includes burning off tummy fat. The best way to go about doing that is to increase the amount of calories that you burn in your day. When you increase your calorie burn rate without adding more calories to your diet, your metabolic rate increases along with it. This means that your body will start burning the fat that you have for the fuel that it needs.

At the same time you need to make sure that you are eating regularly. Eat smaller meals more often, up to six times each day. You have to keep the digestive system going full speed without adding too much to the amount of calories that you have. You cannot starve yourself or you will shut down the whole process and make yourself very ill.

By following these simple tips you will be able to quickly see the belly fat that you have disappear. Belly fat is easier to get rid of than most people realize, you just have to go about it the RIGHT way.