A 47-year-old member asked:
what is a good way for an ectomorph exercise to lose abdominal fat and to gain muscle mass at the same time?
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Pathology 49 years experience
Weight training: Any vigorous exercise will do; weight training may be more effecive. It is not feasible to target fat loss to a particular area, you will need to reduce your caloric intake while maintaining protein intake of about one gram/kg of body weight.
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