How to Get Rid of Belly Fat

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Hi, I'm Dr. Clark. Trying to lose a little belly fat? Where you store fat is based on genetics and often gender. That means that everyone stores fat differently and in different spots. So if you're trying to trim extra pounds around your waist, first focus on losing fat all over. To do this you need to burn more calories than you consume.

So, to burn one pound of fat per week, you need to burn 3500 calories more than what you've consumed. That breaks down to a calorie deposit of 500 calories a day. You can do this by eating less or moving more. Burning more fat overall will help you slowly burn fat from key fat deposit areas including your belly, once you reduce the fat from your stomach you want to condition those muscles to achieve toned abs.

Some key exercises are planks, side planks, ball crunches and knee ups. Do 2-3 sets of 8-12 repetitions of each exercise then you'll be well on your way to a tighter, flatter stomach. For more ways to slim down and shape up watch all our smart tips right here.