Where the Failure?
We highlight a couple of reasons why our motivation dies over time. Research shows that we demand more from our body and mind in a shorter time. Our regular habits are not able to cope with the demand. As a result, what seemed difficult becomes impossible.
“Long-Term Consistency Trumps Short Term Intensity ” – Bruce Lee
Primary issue is the strict attitude you put yourself into for your diet plan or workout routine. As a result, the demise of your motivation is inevitable. Great willpower will get you somewhere. But it requires high levels of energy. In most cases, you may not find much energy and it will damage your body and mindset. As a result, fatigue takes over and tend to lose the plot.
At times we try too hard to get the results faster. By lifting heavier weights with the expectation to bulk up faster. In most cases, that leads to disappointment, and we again tend to lose the plot.
Why Everyday Habits will lead you to get this answer right; how to get six pack abs?
Research shows it takes around 21 days to form a habit. Imagine a diet or workout plan promising six pack abs in three weeks. We don’t promise that of course. But to create an understanding, we suggest to form healthy everyday habits.
1. Never Miss a Healthy Breakfast
2. Time Your Water Intake
3. Abs Need Proteins
4. Exercise for Motivation
5. Sleep it Out
A good night’s sleep is essential for your muscles to recover. Your body needs enough rest to get back working the next day on an optimal level. Ideally, you need 6-8 hours of sleep every night. Optimum sleep will get your proteins to breakdown and develop your abdominal muscles.
Sleeping early has many benefits for your body and energy levels for the next day. Sleep better to have sufficient energy for the daily activities and workouts. Getting up early gives you more time to work out or even prepare a healthy breakfast.
Read this article to understand what is an exercise-sleep cycle, and how balancing it can solve many of your health problems.
Moreover, before sleeping avoid any late night snack, as your digestion system slows down during midnight. A slower process will disrupt with your goal of getting six pack abs.
The Right Mindset
All the habits are quite interlinked and developing them will become easier if all are worked on together. There is nothing too demanding about them and they get easier once you get the taste of how you feel when you core starts to strengthen.