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Please tell me how long it takes for to lose belly fat?

Please tell me how long it takes for to lose belly fat?

Can't predict as : One can lose weight but can't predict where the fat/weight will come off of. Pot 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. ...Read more

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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What is the best and fastest way to lose belly fat and heavy fat from thighs for long term?

What is the best and fastest way to lose belly fat and heavy fat from thighs for long term?

Surgery...: 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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Would doing sit ups be enough to lose belly fat and get a six-pack along with dieting. And how long would it take?

Would doing sit ups be enough to lose belly fat and get a six-pack along with dieting. And how long would it take?

It doesn't work that: Way. 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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Can someone tell me how long will it take to lose all my belly fat?

Can someone tell me how long will it take to lose all my belly fat?

Liposuction: Otherwise, you need to burn off 3500 calories that you don't take in to lose one pound, and you can't direct where it going to be lost. Plus I don't know how many pounds of belly fat you have to lose. Do you really think you can reverse years of improper eating and lack of exercise quickly? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take to lose 3 inches of belly fat?

Can someone tell me how long will it take to lose 3 inches of belly fat?

Depends...: Everybody loses weight/fat at different rates. First you need to make sure you create a daily energy deficit (i.e. Burn more calories than eat) on a consistent basis. It takes 3500 calories to burn a pound of fat so it may take as long as a couple months to lose 3 inches on your waist. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it true that hiit or long-duration cardio more effective at losing belly fat?

Is it true that hiit or long-duration cardio more effective at losing belly fat?

It all depends: Upon the number of calories burned up that you don't eat. It's 3500 calories to the pound. Any exercise can be effective, except your body will choose where to lose the fat and you can't direct it to a specific place. ...Read more

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What's an effective way for me to lose belly fat and fat rolls?

What's an effective way for me to lose belly fat and fat rolls?

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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Is it likely for me to lose belly fat (completely) in one month?

Is it likely for me to lose belly fat (completely) in one month?

No - spot fat loss: 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's an effective way for me to lose belly fat and man boobs?

What's an effective way for me to lose belly fat and man boobs?

Lose weight exercise: By losing weight, it is likely that you will experience a decrease in the size of your belly and breast fat. However, the breast tissue may persist and may best be treated via surgical resection. ...Read more

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What is an easy way for me to lose belly fat and arm fat fast?

No easy ways.: 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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What's an effective way for me to lose belly fat and gain muscle simultaneously?

What's an effective way for me to lose belly fat and gain muscle simultaneously?

Diet and exercise: Only treatment that works is diet and exercise. Eat less than you burn off. 3500 calories to the pound. Will reduce your risk of diabetes, high bp, heart disease, cholesterol, infertility, etc. Direct exercise towards your abdominal muscles to firm them up. Otherwise, consider liposuction, you can increase your other muscles at the same time by exercise, but it's difficult while losing weight,. ...Read more

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What's an effective way for me to lose belly fat but gain muscle at the same time?

What's an effective way for me to lose belly fat but gain muscle at the same time?

Diet and exercise: Only treatment that works is diet and exercise. Eat less than you burn off. 3500 calories to the pound. Will reduce your risk of diabetes, high bp, heart disease, cholesterol, infertility, etc. Direct exercise towards your abdominal muscles to firm them up. Otherwise, consider liposuction, you can increase your other muscles at the same time by exercise, but it's difficult while losing weight,. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to lose belly fat while gaining muscle?

Is it possible for me to lose belly fat while gaining muscle?

The only way: To lose belly fat is through diet and exercise; burning off 3500 calories that you don't eat. Your body, however, will determine where to pull the fat from, if you exercise while you're losing weight, you can gain muscle. Good luck. ...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!?

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?

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 lose 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