Getting shredded for ‘summer’

‘Summer’ or the July/August holidays, as we know it, is here. It’s that time of year where there are more pool, creek and beach parties. It’s time to lose any extra pounds gained during your workout hibernation and get toned or ‘shredded’ for the season.

Of course, you’ve probably left it too late and now you need to drop fat fast, so use these shredding tips to get in shape in weeks rather than months.

Lower carb intake while consuming more protein

Protein and carbs have the same caloric value (four calories per gramme) but behave very differently in your body. Protein is rarely used for energy and plays an important role in elevating your metabolism. In contrast, carbs that are not used for energy are readily converted to fat and ….