Bathing suit season has just arrived and many of us are doing our best to get in shape. You may realize that you are dropping pounds, but you still find it difficult to get rid of your belly fat.
Unfortunately, losing the fat around your waist may come as more of a struggle. It takes more than just hitting the gym and getting in a good cardio session to see results. You may have to change around your eating habits, eat foods high in nutrients, reduce stress and get more sleep.
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Abdominal fat is associated with a number of negative health risks – heart disease, obesity and type 2 diabetes, just to name a few.
“A Canadian study of more than 8,000 people found that over 13 years, the people with the weakest abdominal muscles had a death rate more than twice as high as those with the strongest midsections,” according to research.
Losing belly fat is hard work, but with these simple tips and tricks you will find yourself on the right track to getting rid of your gut for good.