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When you exercise one target area such as the stomach, do you lose weight all over or just in that specific area that loses weight and gets toned?

When you exercise one target area such as the stomach, do you lose weight all over or just in that specific area that loses weight and gets toned?

Calorie Burner: By exercising specific muscle groups, you effectively strengthen those muscles directly by hypertrophy. This leads to burning calories which in turn will have a weight loss effect on your entire body. To tone and strengthen other muscle groups, they would need to be targeted by other exercises. The increase in you body metabolism from your excercise continues even when your excercise is over! ...Read more

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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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How do I lose weight specially stomach fat?

How do I lose weight specially stomach fat?

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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How do I lose weight really fast around the lower stomach and upper legs?

How do I lose weight really fast around the lower stomach and upper legs?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be ab ; thigh 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. Engage in regular aerobic >. ...Read more

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I train a lot but need to lose weight off my stomach?

I train a lot but need to lose weight off my stomach?

Metformin: As we grow older, we tend to become Insulin resistant, causing levels of Insulin to rise. Insulin pushes the sugar in the blood into our cells (especially the fat cells) where the excess sugar is stored as fat. This accumulates around the belly. Metformin (an anti-diabetic drug) restores Insulin receptor sensitivity, lowers blood levels of insulin, and reduces fat storage. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to lose weight in the stomach?

What is the quickest way to lose weight in the stomach?

Adrenal reset: Adrenals make us gain weight i'n mid abdomen. Use adaptogen like adhs (vasopressin) for adrenals. ...Read more

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What are some exercises to lose weight from stomach area?

What are some exercises to lose weight from stomach area?

Cardio Mix: You can not target the abdomen specifically for weight loss — if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), 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 walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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What are things I can do to lose weight in my stomach fast?

What are things I can do to lose weight in my stomach fast?

Eat healthy: Stomach fat is made of white fats cells which respond most to diet and exercise. Cut out processed foods and saturated fats and weight will drop and fat will diminish. Exercise your abdominal muscles to further reduce fat around waist. All other exercise will help as well. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight in my stomach area--how can I do this?

I want to lose weight in my stomach area--how can I do this?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit)
nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can lose weight//how to get my stomach smaller?

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. Engage in regular aerobic >. ...Read more

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What are the most effective ways for me to lose weight in my stomach?

What are the most effective ways for me to lose weight in my stomach?

Diet & exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well-balanced diet! also, water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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Have a big stomach and wanted to know how can I lose weight to gain a nice shape?

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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If i only eat when my stomach is rumbling and stop as soon as I feel full will I lose weight?

If i only eat when my stomach is rumbling and stop as soon as I feel full will I lose weight?

Pizza: Yes, weight loss is a result of fewer calories consumed than burned. As long as you exceed the amount you consume you should lose weight. ...Read more

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What are some ways to lose weight and develop a flat stomach. I cycle a lot but does not seem to help. What can I do?

What are some ways to lose weight and develop a flat stomach. I cycle a lot but does not seem to help. What can I do?

Food choices Key: Most food is for maintenance. Exercise can drive burning body fat, but protein 1st fuel. For optimal health, best >50% of glucose (slow, smooth production) from internal conversion of protein & fat. Eating foods high in sugar/carbohydrates drives conversion, by the liver, of the sugars into fat, fructose especially bad about this. Study eatingacademy. Com & nusi. Org for more detailed understanding. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight on my thighs and stomach?

How can I lose weight on my thighs and stomach?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be ab& thighl 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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I would like to lose weight around my stomach and my thighs, how is the quickest way?

I would like to lose weight around my stomach and my thighs, how is the quickest way?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be ab ; thigh 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 can I lose weight around my abdominal area?

Decrease carbs: Abdominal fat is the most dangerous fat increasing your risk of heart disease. It responds best to decreasing your carbohydrate intake (breads/pasta/cereal/pastries, alcohol/soda/juice). You still need lower total calories (500/day to lose 1 pound/week), drink alot of water since obesity is dehydrating, continue with exercise. ...Read more

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How to lose weight with alloderm mesh in your abdomen?

How to lose weight with alloderm mesh in your abdomen?

See below: The alloderm patch has nothing with losing weight. You have to know what is bad for you and what things and how much you should eat. Admit to yourself first of all what your problem is and then give your self an order as you would to a subordinate and deal with it. ...Read more

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What is the appropriate drink to lose weight from the abdomen area?

What is the appropriate drink to lose weight from the abdomen area?

Water: It takes water to burn fat. Drink water, cut calories, eat smaller meals (way smaller) and get moderate exercise ever day (22 min of walking is enough). Stay hydrated and take in fewer calories than you burn. ...Read more

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What can be used against stomach fat&lose weight?

Agree w Dr. Lipton.: Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt 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. Get regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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How to lose weight around love handles and stomach?

How to lose weight around love handles and stomach?

Diet & exercise: Make sure you exercise 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well-balanced diet! also, water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more