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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 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 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'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

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Having had 2 bikini c-sections, 1 cystectomy (bikini) and 1 abdominal c-section (10 years ago), how do I lose the lower belly fat?

Having had 2 bikini c-sections, 1 cystectomy (bikini) and 1 abdominal c-section (10 years ago), how do I lose the lower belly fat?

Lose Stubborn Fat: Coolsculpting is a non-surgical body shaping procedure that is ideal for those small bulges of fat that do not go away with diet or exercise. We use coolsculpting to treat many ladies who have given birth and want to lost their post-baby belly with excellent results. ...Read more

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Other than doing a plank, push ups and sometimes lower abdominal exercises, what else can I do to get a flatter belly? Any tips?

Other than doing a plank, push ups and sometimes lower abdominal exercises, what else can I do to get a flatter belly? Any tips?

Cardio Mix: 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). ...Read more

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Bloating of stomach, gas problem, abdominal obesity?

Bloating of stomach, gas problem, abdominal obesity?

Abdominal bloating: The symptom complex reported could be from malabsorption and diet related or may be from irritable bowel. If there is any bloody stool need to be ruled out for inflammation or infection the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more

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How to remove belly fat with exercise moves?

How to remove belly fat with exercise moves?

No selective loss: There is not a non-surgical approach to preferentially remove fat from one part of the body. ...Read more

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What exercises will help reduce belly fat?

What exercises will help reduce belly fat?

Can't target belly: Contrary to popular belief, you cannot do a particular exercise to lose fat in one place. Good hard cardio will raise your metabolism and metabolic requirement, hopefully causing you to lose fat body-wide. And no matter how much exercise you do, you won't lost that belly fat unless you eat an appropriate diet. You can eat your way through any amount of exercise. ...Read more

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Most effective exercise to lose belly fat?

Most effective exercise to lose belly fat?

Any: Exercise in general, coupled w/ diet, helps you lose belly fat. A combo of too much of the wrong kinds of carbs & not enough active muscle tissue is what sets up belly fat. It's added to by age, hormones & stress. Spot reducing exercise can make belly muscles stronger & shapelier, but you won't see them until the calories come down & your other muscles are toned & gobbling up glucose. ...Read more

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What exercise will could you help me lose belly fat?

What exercise will could you help me lose belly fat?

Cardio Mix: If you adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in 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. Core exercises may build muscle, but to burn fat you need to burn more than you consume and cardio is key! ...Read more

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How to know what exercises are good for losing belly fat?

No specific exercise: Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal 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. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Do >. ...Read more

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Is there a way to lose belly fat with stretching exercises?

Is there a way to lose belly fat with stretching exercises?

Need more than that: Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal 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. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Do. ...Read more

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