How to Get Rid of Your Muffin Top

The muffin Top. One would think it is an accessory to the body until they realize that it is actually the body giving such an illusion. The extra accommodated layers at the top of the waist gives the body its famous name. This flabby layers has proved to be an uncomfortable thing for most people who desperately desire a change. But there is good news as we have a few tips to render. Here we go;

Target Fat

One sure method is to target the fat in your body and not just the muffin top area but everywhere. That means, you are changing your diet, detoxifying continuously, eating less, wearing corsets and girdles for ladies and working out intensively. To help break it down the more, continue reading.

Intense training

Until you have a muffin top and you can’t fit into any decent size pair of jeans or dress, you won’t understand the mental and physical effect it has on you. You might need the help of a gym instructor for this, you want to make sure you are doing all the right exercises and you are doing them well.


This is very important in your weight loss journey. You need every amount of rest that the body has being “suffering” through, depriving yourself from sleep is simply punishment. The Dr. Oz Show website recommends sleeping for seven and a half to nine hours each night to limit the production of the stress hormone cortisol, which triggers uncontrollable cravings, and to stimulate the production of leptin, a hormone that tells you that you’re satiated.

Change your diet

Try to eat fewer calories, go for nutritious foods, limit your sugar intake, change your choice of drinks, fizzy drinks, sugar induced, sodas etc. helps one gain fat in the middle. Foods from vegetables, nuts, whole grains, low fat or non-fat dairy helps in your diet change. Consult your Doctor or your gym instructor.

Eat Breakfast

Do not skip breakfast as it can lead to you developing hunger pangs causing you to eat more during the day. These pangs begin after your last ingestion of food, i.e. from 12 to 24 hours after your last meal, how about, if you haven’t eaten at all? Mostly advised especially for young people who have more muscle tone than older people to eat breakfast.

Stay Hydrated

The most popular commandment. Drinking water can help you feel full and keep you satiated. Water is a good detox for flushing toxins. It helps one lose weight too, do not underestimate its power. According to Dr. Melina Jampolis, a nutrition specialist, it can be easy to confuse hunger pangs with thirst.

Snack smartly

Weight loss diets like The Mayo Clinic Diet manage hunger and reduce binging with snacking. The Mayo Clinic Diet recommends snacks that have 100 calories or less to stay in your daily calorie goal. The diet also suggests fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds and low-fat dairy products to reduce hunger pangs.

Eat slowly

A 2009 study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism found that eating slowly results in a greater sense of fullness, reducing the intensity of hunger pangs. Plus you get to enjoy your food the more.
Sometimes, stomach pain is not hunger calling.
Here is an interesting fact that you should know, if after eating and your hunger pangs does not disappear, then it best to consult your doctor. As this may be as a result of gastrointestinal disorder in its early stages. The earlier you look into this, the better.

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