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What are some good ways to tone lower stomach and sides of outer stomach?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Get personal trainer: Body sculpting sounds promising (; there are gimmicks ; diets that promise you their products can do this), but the only way to effectively spot-reduce unwanted tissue is to surgically remove it. The "pear" body type preferentially stores fat around the hips; "apples" store it around their waist. Lose 1 pound of fat for every 3500 calories you drop or exercise off, but you can't pick where--sorry.

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