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Weight Loss: This is how you get rid of belly fat

There is no more dangerous fat than that on the stomach – a large waist circumference promotes diseases such as hypertension and diabetes. Unfortunately, there is no miracle cure that is currently getting rid of abdominal fat. but: After all, your belly can melt a little better than your hip or butt, Because it is eaten less, the body first uses reserves of fat in the stomach. First of all, we need to rely on components of diet and exercise to get rid of annoying belly fat. You should especially:

  • abstain from sugar,
  • Limit carbohydrates (e.g., bread or pasta),
  • lots of protein (eg eggs and dairy products), fruits and vegetables,
  • Include fiber (e.g. whole grains) in your diet,
  • eat some meat (if lean, lean like chicken)
  • and fish twice a week.

When doing sports, it is best to concentrate on strength training and belly-focused exercise. Two to three times a week, at least 30 minutes, bring a lot. You can find more tips in the article Weight Loss on the Belly.

+++ Weight Loss: This workout makes you slimmer +++

Of course we know that obesity can often be accompanied by unhealthy eating habits – but not all. According to studies, the cause of obesity in children in 30 percent of cases is a mutation of individual genes. Researchers at the National Taiwan University have now tackled this problem of overweight – finding the kind of sport most likely to dissolve fat in patients. For this study, the researchers compared data from 18,424 Chinese by periodically measuring BMI, body fat percentage, waist circumference, hip circumference and waist ratio in the hip. The sports tested included popular methods such as running, biking, swimming or dancing, but also strength training and various ball sports, such as tennis, basketball or table tennis.

And the best sport for losing weight is …

Conclusion of the study: The best sport for genetic overweight is running. Those who run regularly are most likely to reduce BMI, body fat and waist circumference. However, beginners should consult their doctor first. And then it's time to put on your running shoes and get going!