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What should I do at the gym to work on a flat stomach/abs?

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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Core

For a flat belly, you have to both tone muscles and reduce belly fat.
The first is done with abdominal and oblique core work like sit ups and crunches. The latter s done with decreased calory diet and aerobic exercise.

In brief: Core

For a flat belly, you have to both tone muscles and reduce belly fat.
The first is done with abdominal and oblique core work like sit ups and crunches. The latter s done with decreased calory diet and aerobic exercise.
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Flat abs

For a flat abdomen 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 (i.e., running, swimming, nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.).

In brief: Flat abs

For a flat abdomen 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 (i.e., running, swimming, nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.).
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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