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How To Get A Slim Waist With A Square Body Shape
I have quite big rib cages, will have big rib cages make it impossible for me to have a slimmer body, or waist? I'm 5'2 and weigh 120 pounds
What should be in the food pyramid of someone who is trying to attain a slimmer waist & flatter stomach?
Less food: To lose weight you need to reduce the amount of food you eat. Have fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products, small amount of fish and lean meats. Curtail intake of saturated fat; no tobacco, no more than one drink a day. Exercise at least 30 minutes/day. ...Read more
M an 18 year old girl with weight 120 lbs. M 5'4" but my waist is too slim. I want to put on some lbs on my waist. Kindly help me the way u can?
Slim waist: Any weight loss or gain goals need to be discussed w/your doc for safety and effectiveness reasons. You need to make sure there is no medical reason for your concern. After that you can see a nutritionist and/or a personal trainer at a gym. Above all, remember that the most attractive people are those who are neat, clean, and treat others they way they would like to be treated. Peace & health. ...Read more
Does an enlarge liver make you obese or have a big belly iam 5'4 weight 130 iam 28 my waist line is fat and iam slim?
I have pear shaped body & much fat around hips, thighs & legs only. How to lose this fat? I read this fat is inherited & can't get slim legs ever :' (
Not impossible.: For losing fat, the same rules apply to you that would apply to anyone else - regular exercise, healthy portion-controlled meal plan. Given your bodily propensity towards the pear-shape, you may never not be pear-shaped, but you can still have a slim pear-shape. Work at it, and you'll see results. ...Read more
When I get hot, I feel a needle like pain and itching around my body above my waist. There are no marks or anything left after.
Sweating - normal:
Rapid onset of sweating can produce the symptoms you described and it is normal.
If you are overweight, it would help to lose weight.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
You have your body: Love it, treat it well, it is the only one you have ...Read more
My body feels shaky and I get heat waves mostly on my legs and the bottom of my back and waist. What could it be?
My hip size is 34 inches, waist is 25 inch, bust is 30 inch. Is it possible for me to change my body shape to more like a man's shape? How?
Can SSRI's change body shape and fat distribution? I've always had a small waist and wide hips and I'm afraid to lose this by taking an SSRI regularly
No guarantee!: SSRIs are not taken irregularly (PRN). Many complain of weight gain, but it may or may not alter the proportions. Some don't have that problem but no one can be sure. Consider trying non-Rx therapy to see if that safer treatment may be enough. They can refer if needed. It will reduce need and optimize outcome. ...Read more
My shoulders are 14 inches / height 5'2 /bust 31 / waist; 24 / hips; 35 /weight; 43 / are they normal or I have broad shoulders& what is my body shape?
My waist is fat. I do a lot of training but I lose fat so slowly. It is so hard to get in shape. Can be meso oral a solution?
See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more
I don't know if im a pear shape anymore, I gain and loose weight constantly now I look like fat ruler shape. How can I get rid of fat from my waist?
I'm 16 according to a online hip waist ratio I have a pear shaped body, I'm a BOY. My waist is 32 hips 34, 141 LBS 5'5 HEIGHT, How Much WEIGHT2 LOSE?
Is having a small waist compare to your bust and hip normal? Waist 29inch, bust 38and hip 41? how do I lose just my waist fat? Body shape? Height 170cm
"Out of shape":
You are probably in good shape but to make you more comfortable I would recommend you see both a dietitian and a physical trainer.
You have nothing to lose (except cost) and will feel even more comfortable about yourself.
PS: You did not include you age so I may have misunderstood a few things. ...Read more
I have dull pain across my diaphragm, it feels tight. When I turn my body left or right from the waist up I get pang of pain. It doesn't hurt to breath
I have wide hips, wide waist, small ribcage, rounded body. I am anxious. My lh=4.2, fsh=4.5.My s.Testosterone is 384ng/dl. E2=29.Want v shaped bone structure
Build what you have: There is no such things a perfect body & internet photos have distorted mens' images of how we should look. You can't change your bone structure. You must stop focusing on this. You're male, so you can trim fat and develop muscle with basically no limit. The guy in the photo has your bone structure and I doubt it bothers him; look at some photos of hugh jackman as well. Follow your dream. ...Read more
Weight loss: Don’t strive to lose your pregnancy weight instantaneously. Your body has just been through a lot. If you breast feed your baby that will burn extra calories. Make sensible nutrition choices. Remain physically active. Ensure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Take care. ...Read more
See Dr., and then...: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more
Plastic surgery: The only way to change the bone structure of your face is to have plastic surgery. This is a big step, but if it is what you feel you want to do you should have a consult with a surgeon to discuss the procedure, risks, and what you can expect after surgery. ...Read more
What is a good weight for my sixteen year old 5'2.5 daughter? Weight for ideal body shape would be slim but not a stick figure.
110 to 115: Somewhere in this ballpark is right.Get a more detailed answer ›
Slim body means no extra fat. To get there, you will have to lose any extra fat on your body. This will require eating less and eating healthy foods along with daily exercise.
Healthy foods are plant based foods like grains, fruits and veggies. Avoid animal based foods which are full of fat. So avoid junk food, sweets and red meat, . You should eat fish, tofu, nuts and eggs to get more proteins ...Read more
What's a good way for me to slim down and get back in shape following the birth of my second child.?
I have a big face. L daily go to gym but l cannot make my face slim. My body has some what good shape. But my face is not in shape?
See answer: Short of plastic surgery there is nothing that will make your face look slim other than general weight loss. When a person looses weight one of the first things people notice is that his or her face looks slimmer. For advice loosing weight see my Checklist "Loosing Weight". Since it's not easy to loose weight perhaps you need to be less critical of your looks and more self accepting. ...Read more
Hy doc...i wanna ask u something...i am 22 y.o...and I am 6 '2 tall. But my body shape is very slim and weak. How should I use dianabol25?
I'm slim but trying to get in better shape. After I did a 9 mins workout I felt like I couldn't breath had a headache and felt nauseous is that normal?
Take it slow: If you are out of shape you'll feel bad after even a short workout. Start with slower workouts like fast walking. Make certain you stay well hydrated and eat a healthy diet with lots of fruits and vegetables with adequate protein. Within a week or two you'll begin to feel better and better and can do more. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
If I jog for about 30-40 mins a few times a week and have a healthy diet, will my body slim down eventually? And will my inner thighs get slim
It is not really: Possible to reduce in specific spots on the body. The plan you mention is likely to create an overall weight loss and turn fat into muscle. All of this will benefit overall health and even how you look. Keep at it. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I am very slim everywhere but my belly. (145 lbs.) I love my body besides that its not a lot of fat, but what can I do to get rid of just belly fat?
Agree: Some people like yourself are also predisposed to being 'skinny' and your excess calories will only accumulate at your waist, but as the doc mentioned you likely have elevated testosterone levels (acne, pimples) and thus prone to central weight gain. Liposuction or calorie restriction and exercise to decrease stool transit time. ...Read more