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A 38-year-old member asked:

what kind of exercise can desolve fat stomach?

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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Aerobic exercise.: Aerobic exercise is prolonged activity that keeps your heart rate up in a target zone for a prolonged period of time. This burns fat. Examples are jogging, power walking and swimming.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
There is no such : Thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general & a certain % will be abdominal 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. Engage in regular aerobic exercise.

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A 24-year-old member asked:

What is the beat exercise for your stomach and love handles?

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Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
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Diet: Not eating too much would be the best " exercise".
A 48-year-old member asked:

What is a good exercise to reduce my stomach fat?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
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3 things to do: First is obviously a balanced diet. Second--to gain muscle, you must do weight-bearing exercise/lifting/squatting etc... Third: fat around the waistline is tough to trim, so ab crunches/twists (kick-boxing is incredibly effective but tough to do). Slow, persistent/commitment is needed to build a well-balanced/healthy body. U are doing it for yourself, so take the time and do it well. Good luck.
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A 32-year-old female asked:

Is it ok to exercise with an empty stomach?

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Dr. George Valdez
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Yes: Should be fine as long as you dont feel weak or dizzy.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Diabetics should be careful in such situations to avoid hypoglycemic events.
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A 19-year-old female asked:

If i exercise with a garbage bag around my stomach will it take off inches?

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Dr. William Newton
Pain Management 19 years experience
No: This can cause some increased sweating in this area, but it will not cause focal fat burning. Be sure not to put the bag over your head!
A 42-year-old member asked:

Can you recommend a good stomach exercise to get a flat stomach fast?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Abdominal exercise: While sit-ups can increase abdominal muscle mass they will only minimially help you loose stomach fat, if any. To loose adipose tissue work on a cardio mix (walking, running, biking, swimming, circuit training, etc - mix it up). Keep in mind that you can not target one specific area of the body to loose weight, and over time the adipose will decrease in many areas of your body (stomach included).

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