One of the most unflattering changes that can happen to your body is when you start to develop love handles.

If you look around you nowadays it is very common to see people from both genders that stack up a pile of fats around their abdominal area. This is often caused by a high fat and high cholesterol diet, lack of exercise and even lack of sleep.

When you adapt a sedentary lifestyle or one that limits your activity to mostly sitting (office jobs), then you are highly likely to develop love handles. When you fail to burn the extra calories, it eventually builds up as fat. Unfortunately they find their way into your subcutaneous area around the abdominal region.  If you leave this be, visceral fats would also start accumulating.

If you’re a mother, you know that having a children changes your body in ways which can’t always be erased with diet and exercise.

One of the most common advises that any health expert would give you in order to eliminate your love handles is to do regular exercise. Jogging or brisk walking can already do significant change even if you do it for 30 minutes every day.

You can also improve this regimen by throwing in spot exercises that would target your love handles. You can perform oblique crunches which you can start with 16 reps, and then you increase this overtime.

Cardiac and muscle training exercises are also effective choices, because not only will it burn fats, but it also strengthens you heart and builds your muscles.

Of course, no amount of exercise would render effective results when you don’t balance it with a good diet. As mentioned earlier, the culprits for the formation of love handles are high fat and high cholesterol foods. It is easy to fall prey to all these unhealthy meals because they are easily available around us. So start making better food choices, increase your greens, fiber and adequate servings of lean meat.

Sleep is also another natural method of eliminating those love handles. Adults need to have at least 7 to 8 hours of REM sleep to effectively reduce those fat deposits. So get as much snooze as you can get. However you also should make sure that you don’t overdo it because this can also result to love handles.

If you search online or even in pharmacies, you will see that there are a wide number of slimming pills or tea that can help you trim down your waist. However, you need to make sure that these are safe, because some, especially those herbal supplements might not be BFAD approved or may have some untoward side effects.

Another way to effectively eliminate love handles is through a tummy tuck surgery. It is a surgical procedure where excess fats and skin are removed in order to create a tighter and trimmed physique. It is often done with liposuction for better results. This may be your last option, especially when these fatty tissues are stubborn to strict diets and rigorous exercise.

You can definitely find an answer to eliminate your love handles by doing lifestyle changes, wise consumption of supplements and a tummy tuck. You don’t have to be left imprisoned with mounds of fat on your abdominal area, there are safe and effective measures available especially for those who want to look fit and slimmer.


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