It is a new year and it is high time to set up new goals to become more confident and stronger. It is the best time to start sculpting a flat belly! And if you want to change your lifestyle, why not make it so you are healthier and more beautiful? This way, you will work hard towards your goals and achieve them quickly!

That is why, we would like to show you three steps you should take in order to build the body of your dream. These steps include sticking to a healthy diet plan, performing a good workout plan and maintaining hydration.

Follow these steps and you will have a perfect, lean and flexible body in no time! If you cannot wait to start your transformation, scroll down to read this article right now.

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#1. Follow a healthy diet

The first step you should take is to balance your diet with complex carbs, lean protein and healthy fats. It is important to eat no more than one hundred grams of complex carbs per day and at least one hundred grams of protein.

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Moreover, you should calculate your daily calorie intake, it usually ranges between 1,400 to 1,700 calories per day. There are so many free apps that can help you track your calorie intake and watch your progress.

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#2. Supercharge your body by drinking water

Water can help you feel energized throughout the day, improve your metabolism and flush out toxins from your body. You should drink at least 1.5 liters of clean water a day. Download a free app to track how much water you consume.

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If you want to reduce abdominal fat, make your skin look healthy and grow long, beautiful hair, you should increase your water consumption and replace store-bought juices and soda with clean water.

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#3. Work out

And the last important step you should take is to find a good workout plan that will help you get rid of belly fat and sculpt a fit body. Perform a physical activity at least five times a week in order to build lean muscles and tone your body.

Just make sure, you perform a warmup before you start working out. It will help you avoid bone and joint injuries and improve your flexibility.

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The BetterMe Team is by your side throughout your fitness journey! Stay motivated and you can achieve your goals. If you are struggling with your motivation have a look at one of our many articles for inspiration.

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