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A 44-year-old member asked:

What's the best way for me to burn fat in my thighs, stomach, and calves?

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Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 37 years experience
A general aerobic: Unfortunately it is not possible to create regional fat loss by exercise. But you are talking about burning fat all over basically. Best bet is nutritional diet with aerobic exercise.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal , stomach ; calf fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e., running, swimming, nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.).

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