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Is doing cardio the only way to lose body fat?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: No

Body fat can be lost in three ways.
If a person eats fewer calories than he needs to live on each day, his body will use the stored fuel (fat). If a person exercises more than he did before, but does not start eating more calories, then his body will use the fat (stored fuel). A surgeon can remove fat cells containing the fat, but the person will regain fat in stranger places if he overeats later.

In brief: No

Body fat can be lost in three ways.
If a person eats fewer calories than he needs to live on each day, his body will use the stored fuel (fat). If a person exercises more than he did before, but does not start eating more calories, then his body will use the fat (stored fuel). A surgeon can remove fat cells containing the fat, but the person will regain fat in stranger places if he overeats later.
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