03 Jul '11, 12pm
Here's your step-by-step plan for losing the kilos and revealing your abs in record time
Losing a few kilos is one thing; becoming Brad Pitt-in-Fight Club lean is quite another. Which is why you’ll never mistake the Subway Guy for “Tyler Durden”. After all, if torching that last bit of belly flab were as easy as eating six-inch sandwiches, the Subway Guy would surely be sporting a six-pack by now. The fact is, the closer you are to achieving legendary leanness, the more stubborn your fat stores become. It’s really self-preservation: Your body is designed to protect your fuel reserves from running too low, just in case food becomes scarce. And while that might have been a handy biological feature in the Paleolithic age, it’s hardly necessary today. The secret to disabling this? Igniting your metabolism. By learning how to fire up your body’s internal furnace with exercise, you can accelerate fat-loss and finish off your gut for good – revealing the chiselled mu...