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Get Shredded For Summer Using These 5 Tips

So you want to get shredded for summer?
I don’t blame you, it is a great feeling walking shredded on the beach with girls miring your physique and guys wishing they had your physique. The time to start cutting and getting shredded is now. The more time you have the more successful your journey to get shredded will be.

There seems to be a lot of information to get ripped, cut and shredded on the web and most of the times these articles you read are complicated and more geared towards pro bodybuilders on steroids,  but in this article we are going to keep it dead simple. Any guy can follow these tips to get shredded and actually accomplish it.
I am going to be honest the reason why most guys are not accomplishing getting shredded is that it is too hard. It is hard to stick to your diet, do your cardio and training for a long period of time.
If you follow these tips below on how to get shredded I guarantee you will accomplish it. You will have to follow these tips and we are giving this information that has helped guys just like you to get shredded out for free, so take advantage of it and be the one of the hundred that is ripped to shreds on the beach this summer!


Protein and carbs have the same caloric value (four calories per gram) 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 have a much smaller effect on your metabolic rate. Also, eating carbs causes a more significant rise in insulin levels than protein and insulin inhibits fat burning.

Simply lowering your carb intake and raising your protein intake by the same amount is often enough to produce significant fat loss.


To lose fat, you need to eat less. Opinions vary but I  suggest you need to create an energy deficit of about 500 calories per day. While you could do this by weighing and measuring your food and then reducing the size of your meals, you can achieve the exact same result by simply eating one less meal a day.

Try replacing any meal of your choice with a scoop or two of whey protein. The protein will preserve your muscle mass and pump up your metabolism, BUT provides very few calories.


For some reason people have this idea in their head that in order to get shredded they need to perform high rep training. The truth is that it’s not your training that gets you shredded, it’s your diet.
When in the gym stick to the traditional 6-12 rep hypertrophy range. This will ensure that you don’t lose any muscle mass or strength, not to mention you can still focus on overloading the muscle. Additionally, you will experience a greater testosterone release from this type of training which as we know is crucial to a successful cut.
Having said that, you can still get plenty of volume in by performing 4-5 sets rather than the usual 3-4. As a result you will be maximizing the tension on each muscle group while still overloading the muscle.
This type of training, believe it or not, will also burn more calories and pump up your metabolism – so you’ll be shedding fat around the clock.
Finally, just because you are cutting doesn’t mean you can throw compound exercises out the window. You should still be focusing on squats, deadlifts, bench press and other multi-joint exercises. Perform these at the beginning of your workout when your strength and energy is the highest then use isolation exercises at the end to finish the muscle off.
Remember, compound exercises will cause you to release the most testosterone, burn the most calories around the clock and hold on to the most strength and muscle mass.


Strength training is essential during a shred; it preserves your muscles mass and therefore prevents your metabolism slowing down which is something that often happens when you cut calories. However, strength training itself is not a great fat burner – unless you take steps to make it so.

Rather than rest between sets and waste half your workout time doing nothing, superset everything to increase the energy expenditure of your training session. Agonist/antagonist (e.g. push/pull) supersets work great, as do upper body/lower body supersets. If you superset everything, you’ll get more work done in the same amount of time and that adds up to faster fat loss.


Adding ten minutes of jump rope a day to your current schedule means doing just over an hour more exercise per week which will speed up fat loss without adding more workouts. Do this 10-minutes first thing in the morning, last thing at night, or any time you can find ten minutes.

Make the commitment to doing 10 minutes of jump rope each and every day for 30-days and, combined with the other shedding tips in this article, you’ll be rewarded with faster fat loss.

Getting shredded might not be easy but it’s not impossible either. Yes, you’ll have to make a commitment to eating clean and training hard but if you do, you’ll soon be looking good for the summer.

If you want six-pack abs and not a beer keg belly this summer, make sure you start putting these tips into action today!