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A 16-year-old female asked:

How do i get rid of love handles? also i've been working out on my flat butt to get it more rounder but but squats and lunges don't seem to work for

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Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 28 years experience
Reduce weight: And body sculpt by doing exercises that isolate the outer abdominal muscles
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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Our genes can influence where we put our extra body fat. Maintainin a healthy weight and body fat percent is good for your overall health
Aug 18, 2016
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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but don't stress out over where Nature wants to store it.
Aug 18, 2016

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A male asked:
What do I do I was working out 3 days ago doing squats and have noticed a hernia it is about gold ball size I've had it for 3 days and won't be able to go the doctors for 3 more days cause of strict work schedule. What can I do to make it go away,?
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