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what would you suggest to help me lose fat in abdomen and thigh area?

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Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
A general aerobic: Unfortunately it is not possible to create regional fat loss by exercise. Best bet is nutritional weight loss diet with aerobic exercise.
Answered on Dec 19, 2013
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will be abdominal ; leg fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Get regular aerobic exercise. (i.e., running, swimming, nordic track, .
Answered on Jan 25, 2014
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.) Tone Thighs w plie, squat, wall squat, ball squat, Plyometric Squat,stair steps, lunges, lunges w dumbbells, ball squeeze & single leg Circle. Take care.
Nov 23, 2013

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