Here’s how to shake that stubborn belly fat
The term is defined as having excess body fat – particularly abdominal fat. Researchers agreed that if an individual’s waist circumference was more than half his or her height, then he or is considered overfat.
Carrying excess belly fat can cause serious and even life-threatening health conditions, as it can often coat the abdominal organs and lead to elevated cholesterol levels, insulin resistance, inflammation and more.
What steps can you take to combat belly fat?
“But, there are many exercises that can be done to increase core strength,” he says. Carlino suggests the following core-engaging activities:
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Holly Brenza, health enews contributor, is a public affairs coordinator at Advocate Health Care in Downers Grove. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago. In her free time, Holly enjoys reading, watching the White Sox and Blackhawks and playing with her cats.