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Dr. James Chappell
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Abdominal Obesity (Definition)

Abdominal obesity is also known as central obesity or central adiposity. It occurs when there is excess fat around the abdomen/ abdominal organs and has been ...Read more


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How can I lose my belly fat, 50 yrs old, no health issues, I don't eat bad & limit my sugar intake. Pants waist 34, but weird belly, 168 pounds, 5'11

How can I lose my belly fat, 50 yrs old, no health issues, I don't eat bad & limit my sugar intake. Pants waist 34, but weird belly, 168 pounds, 5'11

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 aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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What would you suggest to help me lose belly fat if you have a lot of it?

What would you suggest to help me lose belly fat if you have a lot of it?

Hark work: There is 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. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I am likely to lose belly fat if I walk everyday for 30 minutes?

Can you tell me if I am likely to lose belly fat if I walk everyday for 30 minutes?

If you eat fewer: Calories than you burn off, you will lose weight, but you can't direct where your body will lose it. Do some abdominal exercise to firm up the muscles underneath the fat; that will also help accelerate your weight loss, . ...Read more

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How to lose belly fat?

How to lose belly fat?

Lose weight: It's not typically possible to "spot reduce." however, by losing weight, a proportionate amount of that weight will be reduced from the belly. Exercises that strengthen the abdominals will tone these muscles, but will not reduce fat. Burning more calories than you eat will result in this weight loss. Use a formula found online to determine your required amount of daily calories, and eat 500 fewer. ...Read more

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How to lose belly fat?

How to lose belly fat?

Agree w Dr. Drewitz: 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. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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How to lose belly fat?

How to lose belly fat?

Aerobics: Contrary to popular belief, you can't lose belly fat by doing situps and leg lifts. You need to lose the fat through cardiovascular exercise. losing weight in general will help you lose belly fat. ...Read more

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How to lose belly fat?

How to lose belly fat?

Aerobics: Contrary to popular belief, you can't lose belly fat by doing situps and leg lifts. You need to lose the fat through cardiovascular exercise, proper nutrition and weight reduction in general. Losing weight in general will help you lose belly fat. ...Read more

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How to lose belly fat?

How to lose belly fat?

Abdominal exercises: 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 leafy lettuce (without salad dressing). ...Read more

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How to lose belly fat only?

Surgically.: 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 a ...Read more

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How to lose belly fat fast!?

How to lose belly fat fast!?

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 aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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How to lose belly fat faster?

How to lose belly fat faster?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may 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 aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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What to do to lose belly fat?

What to do to lose belly fat?

Cannot target: You need to address your health in general. Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat 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 or alcohol in any form. Reduce intake and increase physical activity. ...Read more

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How to lose belly fat/toning?

How to lose belly fat/toning?

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 aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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What to do to lose belly fat?

What to do to lose belly fat?

There is no such: Thing as spot fat loss. You would need to lose weight in general & a certain proportion of that will be abdominal fat. This can be done by eating healthfully, being physically active and making sure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. However you can improve your appearance by toning your abs. To tighten your abdominal muscles consider doing crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball >>. ...Read more

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How to lose belly fat quickly?

How to lose belly fat quickly?

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. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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How to lose belly fat in 8 days?

How to lose belly fat in 8 days?

What? - in 8 days!: There isn't such a 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. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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How to lose belly fat in 30 days?

Belly Fat B Gone: It depends on a few issues. How much fat, how long has it been present, is the fat on top of the muscle or under it. Visceral fat, under the ab muscles is hard to lose. Good start is to get some blood work done and measure a fasting Insulin level. High Insulin levels are the worst enemy to burning fat. After fasting for 12 hrs it should b below 5. Insulin stimulates fat, and inhib fat burning. ...Read more

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Is there a way to lose belly fat?

Is there a way to lose belly fat?

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. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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How to lose belly fat for a woman?

How to lose belly fat for a woman?

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 can you eat to lose belly fat?

What can you eat to lose belly fat?

Belly fat: To loose belly fat you mus be careful what you eat and you should exercise regularly.
If you can, go on-line to "NuVal" and you will find a surprising lot of information about what food and drink are good or bad for you. ...Read more

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Is there a way to lose belly fat fast?

No fast way.: 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 ; “>. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lose belly fat?

What is the best way to lose belly fat?

Can't spot reduce: Body sculpting sounds promising (& there are gimmicks & diets that promise you their products can do this), but the only way to effectively spot-reduce unwanted tissue is to surgically remove it. The "pear" body type preferentially stores fat around the hips; "apples" store it around their waist. Lose 1 pound of fat for every 3500 calories you drop or exercise off, but you can't pick where--sorry. ...Read more

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What exercises do I do to lose belly fat?

What exercises do I do to lose belly fat?

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 aerobic 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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How can I change my diet to lose belly fat?

How can I change my diet to lose belly fat?

Remember: Beyond surgery, liposuction or the non-invasive body sculpting (like Zeltiq, coolsculpting, liposonix) there is not way to ensure spot fat loss. You're best bet is to focus on general weight loss measures and let your body do the rest. In terms of the best "diet", that is very much dependent on your own body, but first make sure portion control and total calorie intake control are reasonable. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to lose belly fat?

There is no quick: Way. 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 ; >. ...Read more

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I want to lose belly fat. Where do I start.

I want to lose belly fat. Where do I start.

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may 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 aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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Which is the best exercise to lose belly fat?

Which is the best exercise to lose belly fat?

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