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What are some good workouts to lose upper body fat?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Exercises: Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may upper body abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Consider Barbell Bench Press; Barbell Bench Press, declined; Dumbbell Flyes; Dumbbell Flyes, inclined bench; Chest Dips; Cable Crossover; Floor Flyes,

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