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How to lose belly fat? Hi, i am a south Asian male, 42 years of age. Regardless of dieting and exercising my belly is over 39 inches. Rest of the body is in good shape. Any tips on how can I get rid of those love handles will be greatly appreciated. T

How to lose belly fat? Hi, 

i am a south Asian male, 42 years of age. Regardless of dieting and exercising my belly is over 39 inches. Rest of the body is in good shape.

Any tips on how can I get rid of those love handles will be greatly appreciated.

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Exercise: Continue to do aerobic exercise, and realize it takes time. You didnt get those love handles in a day or a week or a month. Eat fewer calories than you need in a day to help your body lose the fat in that area. Slow loss of one pound a week would be best advised. Consult a dietician if you need help in a meal plan that will help. Most of all- dont give up. ...Read more

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Abdominal obesity is a symptom in which a person has a lot of his body fat in the tummy area, rather than having his fat spread throughout his body. Abdominal obesity can be seen in conditions such as ...Read more


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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?

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

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How can you get rid of belly fat?

How can you get rid of belly fat?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a some 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: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Engage. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of belly fat?

Lots of work.: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some 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: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Get >>. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of belly fat ?

What do I do to get rid of belly fat ?

Targeted exercise: Diet, exercise and weight loss - with targeted exercise toward your abdomen. It will help strengthen the abdominal muscles. It sounds like you're developing male pattern weight gain, which is usually due to obesity and Insulin resistance, often pcos. ...Read more

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How to get rid of belly fat really quickly?

How to get rid of belly fat really quickly?

No fast method: 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 regular. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of belly fat?

What's the best way to get rid of belly fat?

Eat less; & exercise: To help the tummy look flatter, one can do exercises to build very strong abdominal muscles. It will take a lot of work, and will burn off calories. One must not eat more calories than he burns off, or he cannot lose weight. Helpful weight loss foods are natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (without salad dressing). ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of belly fat?

What is the best way to get rid of belly fat?

Spot fat loss does : Ot 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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Will hula hooping by itself get rid of belly fat?

Will hula hooping by itself get rid of belly fat?

It can contribute to: Fat loss - but won't do it by it's self. There's 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. ...Read more

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What are some foods and excercises to get rid of belly fat?

Well, : Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a some 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: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling”. ...Read more

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