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A 34-year-old female asked:

Can anyone get flat abs if they eat right and exercise regularly? or can genetics (fat storage in stomach) prevent some ppl achieving visible 6 pack?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Most: Most can get the desired effect they search for with extremely hard work and eating well and toning exercises, but if inherently obese and/or with much fatty tissue/bulk around the abs already, it would be more difficult to achieve the magazine/Hollywood look you are probably craving. best wishes.
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