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what's the best way for me to burn belly fat quickly and get a six pack?

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Dr. Daniel Careaga
Plastic Surgery 18 years experience
Up tp you.: Depends on your current body status (how overweight you may be). Lots of cardio: it is very difficult to see abs in anyone that is more than ~8% body fat. Cardio will lower your overall body fat percentage. Abdominal exercises to strengthen and bulk up your muscles. Don't forget to hit your upper abs(leg raises) and obliques.
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 36 years experience
Not too fast: Unfortunately it is not possible to create regional fat loss by any method. Best bet is nutritional weight loss diet with aerobic exercise. Also note that loosing too fast puts you at greater chance of regaining wt and covering that 6 pack back up. When you get your body fat down work with a trainer to do crunches and other excercizes for abdominal and low back muscles. Go for it!

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What is the best way to burn belly fat?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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Eat less; & exercise: Helpful weight loss diets include natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (without salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits contain natural sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from.
A 39-year-old member asked:

What is the best way to burn belly fat at home?

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Dr. David Hardin
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A general aerobic: Unfortunately it is not possible to create regional fat loss by exercise. Best bet is nutritional diet with aerobic exercise.
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A 17-year-old female asked:

What exercises are the best to do to burn belly fat quick?

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 18 years experience
No best: There are no best exercises that will target belly fat the quickest. How you burn your calories will not determine where those calories are mobilized from. The best way to lose belly fat is to follow a low-calorie diet while engaging in exercises that burn the most calories in the shortest amounts of time. These exercises usually involve many different muscle groups, such as the squat or burpee.
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A 24-year-old male asked:

How best to burn belly fat?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Yes, it is difficult: to slim one area of the body down. Overall weight loss is the typical response to lifestyle changes such as a better food plan and exercise. You can learn exercises such as yoga and stretching to tone up muscles in specific areas however. Peace and good health.

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