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How can i best lose stomach fat?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No selective loss: You cannot preferentially lose fat from one specific area of the body (naturally). However, overall weight loss will contribute to loss over different body areas. Exercise can be used to firm, tone and sculpt.

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A 26-year-old male asked:

I need to lose stomach fat, how do I do that?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: By exercising, minimizing carbohydrate intake, no sodas of any kind, no snacking between meals, controlling portion size.
A 48-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to lose stomach fat?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Through hard work: You can't specifically get get rid of abdominal fat by spot reducing. If you lose weight a portion of that weight loss will reduce abdominal fat. Additionally, core toning exercises will help you stand more erect & improve your appearance. To lose weight keep up your physical activity and ensure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Weight training can help build muscle which helps to.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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increase your metabolic rate. You can't spot reduce without surgery.
Jul 22, 2013
A 40-year-old member asked:

What is the best way for me to lose stomach fat?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Overall weight loss.: There is no such thing as spot fat loss. You would need to lose weight in general & a certain proportion of that will be abdominal fat. This can be done by eating healthfully, being physically active and making sure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. However you can improve your appearance by toning your abs. To tighten your abdominal muscles consider doing crunches, reverse crunches.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & the “bicycling” exercise on your back. Insure that you are engaging in regular aerobic exercise. 45 minutes a day would be a good goal to shoot for. Surgery is the only way to selectively remove your fat from a specific area of the body.
Aug 27, 2013
A 22-year-old member asked:

How to lose stomach fat quickly ?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No targeting by diet: In general reduction in caloric intake and exercise are the ways to lose fat. However, there are no diets or exercises that will target a particular anatomic area. If you want to lose stomach fat quickly you may consider liposuction or abdominoplasty.
A 53-year-old male asked:

What is the best and quickest way to lose stomach fat?

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Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 22 years experience
Cardio exercise: Doing cardio is a great way to lose weight. Abdominal exercises will also help with losing belly fat. Strength training can help tone your arms and legs and add muscle mass. The other critical component is to eat a healthy diet. Lean protein, fruits, vegetables, and stay well hydrated.

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