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What are the best abdominal exercises for reducing belly fat?For how many minutes they should be performed?And how many reps should be done?

What are the best abdominal exercises for reducing belly fat?For how many minutes they should be performed?And how many reps should be done?

Cardio Mix: The best way to lose weight is cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. Exercises such as crunches, planks, sit-ups, etc are good for toning the abdominal muscles, but cardio is best for weight loss. ...Read more

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What are good exercises to lose belly fat and tighten your abdomen?

What are good exercises to lose belly fat and tighten your abdomen?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will probably be abdominal fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. 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. ...Read more

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How can I effectively treat abdominal or belly fat and to expand chest?

How can I effectively treat abdominal or belly fat and to expand chest?

Not selective: There is not a non-surgical approach to preferentially removeor again fat from one part of the body. ...Read more

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I have abdominal belly fat, but I am 5 feet 2 inc and weigh 51kg. How do I lose this belly fat.?

I have abdominal belly fat, but I am 5 feet 2 inc and weigh 51kg. How do I lose this belly fat.?

Loosing weght: Generally speaking if u decrease u calorie intake and exercise u will likely loose weight ... Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 26y my abdomen belly stomach so fat please give me a good advise how can I reduce my belly fat as soon as possible?

I am 26y my abdomen belly stomach so fat please give me a good advise how can I reduce my belly fat as soon as possible?

Diet rehab!: Watching your overall caloric intake is important, but certain food are more helpful: eat healthy fats, monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs), i.e. olive oil, avocados, nuts. Avoid free sugars/sweets: candy, soda pop, alcohol, syrup which promote fat deposition in abdominal tissue. Get recommended calcium through low/non fat dairy products. Interval training with higher intensity cardio, crunches ...Read more

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I'm overweight and have a lot of belly fat. So when I have pains in my abdomen, how do I know where the pain is coming from if I feel pain in the fat?

I'm overweight and have a lot of belly fat. So when I have pains in my abdomen, how do I know where the pain is coming from if I feel pain in the fat?

Loose weight: One does not feel pain in "Fat" because it does not have nerve endings. Constipation and Menstrual Cramps are probably the commonest reason for pain in your age group. Wy are you on Clindamycin? Please do not get pregnant while on it or with Prestiq. ...Read more

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Hi. I can feel a small (pea sized) movable lump inside the belly fat at my left abdomen, just under my rib cage. What could it be?

Hi.   I can feel a  small (pea sized)  movable lump inside the belly fat at my left abdomen,  just under my rib cage.  What could it be?

Lipoma: Often times these are lipomas, which are simply benign masses of fatty tissue. Very rarely do these cause any problems - in rare cases, there may be persistent surrounding inflammation which leads a patient to ask for removal of the lipoma. As with any lesion, if there is significant increase in size, or significant pain, redness, discoloration, or any other concerning sign, do see a physician. ...Read more

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Does pulling your gut in during weightlifting help reduce belly fat and create stronger abdominals? And is it unhealthy to do so?

Does pulling your gut in during weightlifting help reduce belly fat and create stronger abdominals? And is it unhealthy to do so?

Core strength: "pulling your gut in" usually involves engaging your core strength/abdominal pelvic musculature instead of a "valsalva"-like pushing out technique. Not unhealthy. Works different abdominal muscles & "pulling your gut in" generally creates a stronger core and cosmetically better appearing abdominal area. ...Read more

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I don't want my body to be like body builders because I am a girl, so should I do abdominal crunch or abs excercise to reduce belly fat? Are they safe?

I don't want my body to be like body builders because I am a girl, so should I do abdominal crunch or abs excercise to reduce belly fat? Are they safe?

Obesity: They are safe, but they will not in any way lessen your abdominal fat. This fat cannot be changed with 'spot exercises'. Your belly fat will reduce with overall weight loss and making sure you are not eating more carbohydrate calories than 25% of the total calories you ingest. ...Read more