What is the best way to lose weight and flatten my stomach?
Unfortunately, it's impossible to pick and choose where on
your body you are going to lose weight. When you lose weight, you
lose it all over your body, not in one particular spot.
To achieve a flatter stomach, be sure to eat a healthy
diet, watch portion sizes, and exercise regularly. In addition to
cardio activities like running or biking, core exercises like
crunches and push-ups, which don't require a gym, can help you
tone up your stomach and upper body.
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Mary L. Gavin, MD
Date reviewed: May 2007
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