Weight loss: How to lose weight and blast belly fat with walking – Express.co.uk

Posted: August 26, 2017 at 3:44 am

Losing weight on the stomach area is important according to the NHS. They say: Many doctors now believe that when it comes to your health, your waist measurement is important.

Having a large amount of tummy fat (compared to fat around your bottom or thighs) makes you more likely to develop diabetes and heart problems.

A healthy waist circumference for men is less than 94cm (37 inches), and for women it's less than 80cm (32 inches).

But doing so is not easy, and one person took to Quora to see if anyone had the answer.

User Loraine Simpson responded to the question and said: It can help in the process but you cannot depend on it 100 per cent. There are also other factors that you need to consider.

For example, you have to incorporate also a good diet especially saying no to the foods that contains fattening substance - coming from sugary, fine carbs, and contains MSG.

To help you cut the cravings for unhealthy food and open up the appetite for healthy ones, you may consider taking up supplements that can aide you in losing weight.

This can also fuel up your efforts of walking as it boost also the metabolism in the body. In the process of losing fat, you should also consider focusing your effort in getting good amount of sleep and at the same is to surround yourself with people who will be supportive with you with your goals and objectives.

Quora user Wayne Knapp said: Diet is for burning fat and exercise is for building the body. Exercise can help but if your diet is bad you can also gain fat.

18 months ago I was under-eating in terms of calories, working out like crazy, losing muscle and gaining fat.

When I cut a lot of the added refined sugar out of my diet and stopped worrying about the calories I started losing fat. I exercise far less now, mostly HIIT type workouts but Im trim and still trimming down.

If you want to lose fat, your diet is key! Exercise improves a lot of things but it doesnt drive weight loss.

And user Clifford Starks, who identified himself as a personal trainer and MMA fighter said: It does help the process of losing overall fat, make sure not to change your caloric intake when you adding walking or running to your program though.

There are exercises you can do to target belly fat and Chris Wharton, Co-owner and Director of the Better Body Group, revealed his top three moves with Express.co.uk.

He also said before doing focused moves, you should create a calorie deficit, include compound exercises as part of regular workouts, and increase levels of NEAT (Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis) by moving around more in the day to increase the total number of calories burned.

He added: Once you are certain these bases are covered, you can start focusing on more specific body parts. Since a slim, sculpted belly area tends to be the most desired, there are three great abdominal exercises to add into your gym repertoire.

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