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What are the best exercises to reduce stomach fat?

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Danielle Jones
Obstetrics & Gynecology
10 doctors agree

In brief: Cardio+Healthy Diet

The best way to reduce stomach fat is through a consistent healthy, balanced diet and cardio exercise routine.
Expending more calories than you take in will help you to lose fat and cardio exercise has been shown very valuable in this regard.

In brief: Cardio+Healthy Diet

The best way to reduce stomach fat is through a consistent healthy, balanced diet and cardio exercise routine.
Expending more calories than you take in will help you to lose fat and cardio exercise has been shown very valuable in this regard.
Danielle Jones
Danielle Jones
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3 comments
Dr. Alan Greene
I'm a fan of minimizing added sugars and refined grains in the diet. Eliminating added calories or sweeteners in beverages is a great place to start. And try to be very active for at least 30 minutes every day. One to two hours is even more effective. It's a big investment with an even bigger payoff.
Dr. Swati Avashia
A good rule of thumb is that if you decrease your daily intake of calories by 500 you will lose one pound a week. Keep a log is really helpful. This is a good site for logging calories for free: http://www.livestrong.com/thedailyplate/
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Diet

Fat loss is achieved by both exercise and more importantly correct diet.
There is no one exercised that can spot reduce fat from anywhere on the body.

In brief: Diet

Fat loss is achieved by both exercise and more importantly correct diet.
There is no one exercised that can spot reduce fat from anywhere on the body.
Dr. Ty Endean
Dr. Ty Endean
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