Fad diets, fancy boutique fitness studios, “miracle” weight-loss shakes — embarking on weight-loss journey can be overwhelming. So what’s worth spending your hard-earned money on and what can you skip?
To shed fat, you just need to pay attention to what Eric Bowling, an NASM-certified personal trainer at Ultimate Performance in Los Angeles, calls the five cornerstones of fat loss. Success doesn’t require any pricey supplements or specific fitness gear or an all-organic-non-GMO-dairy-free-no-fun-no-smiles diet. If you boil it down to these five basics, with a little sweat, hard work, and consistency, you will see results.
Scroll ahead for Eric’s weight-loss tips to shed body fat and reach your goals.