Thousands of men look at themselves every day and wish they had the ideal body. Unfortunately, there are very few that are even in descent physical shape at all. Obtaining the perfect male body is easier than you think if you follow these 5 easy steps.1. Your Reason for Wanting the Ideal Body.No matter how much you try, if you do not have the right reason for wanting to change your physical appearance and get fit you will fail. I will not insult you here by saying it is easy to do so, it is not.Most people try to exercise and get fit because of pressure from family, friends, society and the media. These people are never able to keep motivated.Do yourself a favor and find the reasons why you want it for yourself. If you are doing it for the right reason, because you want to feel better, live longer, have a happier, healthier, and more productive life, then you will succeed.2. Lift Weights.If you are going to have the perfect male body, you need muscle. Lifting weights will provide the muscle you need. Muscle is one of the major components to keeping your metabolism kicked into overdrive and burning fat. Muscle burns fat and calories even when you are at rest. So build some muscle to have something to show off once the fat is gone.Guys, you all know that there is nothing sexier to the ladies then a set of defined abs, chest and arms. Women don't like those meat-head steroid freaks either though, which are not sexy. However, a lean healthy, muscular and defined body drives them crazy.3. Do Cardio.When it comes to having the ideal body for men, you need to incorporate cardio into your routine. Now when I say routine, I don't mean to do the same thing day after day after day, that's too boring to maintain. What I mean is to do different exercises that get your heart rate up for at least 20 minutes.Find some exercises or sports that you like to play and get your cardio workout that way. Change it up to keep it exciting and do it with a partner to have even more fun. The tread-mill works, but only has a back-up. Find a more exciting and stimulating way to get your heart racing when possible.4. NutritionI know everyone talks about nutrition, that's because it's so important. Without a good nutritional plan you are only doing half of what will get your results. Knowing when and what to eat are very important to a balanced and well cared for body.You must incorporate lean, wholesome and natural foods into your diet if you are going to reach the desired level of fitness to attain the perfect male body. Foods like fresh fruits and vegetables (organic when possible), lean meats and fish, whole grains, nuts and seeds.5. Restwe all need rest, unfortunately very few of us get enough each night. Our bodies are bombarded by toxins on a daily basis and if we don't get enough rest or sleep, our bodies just don't have time to heal. So take my advice, get 8 hours of rest a night, your body will reward you with increased energy and mental clarity.