Weight Loss Tip: Part of a fitness plan for weight loss should be strength training. Strength training will help burn more calories during exercise, as well as build muscle cells. Having a higher proportion of muscle cells in your body will increase your metabolism, as muscle cells burn more calories at rest than do fat cells.
For more information on how to lose belly fat and why it’s important:
There’s loads of advice out there regarding how to lose weight quickly, and often with the least possible effort involved. And while your primary reason for wanting to learn how to lose belly fat may be due to vanity, there are loads of convincing health reasons for wanting to trim down your waistline as well.
For example, dangerous visceral fat — the type of deep fat that tends to accumulate near your belly, surrounding your vital organs — raises the risk for serious conditions, including heart disease, diabetes and many others. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that in 2005 approximately 1.6 billion people worldwide were overweight and that at least 400 million adults were obese.
In this episode of Ancient Medicine Today, I’m talking about how you can lose that belly fat and, in the process, likely protect yourself from developing some serious health issues.
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