For some reason, people have a lot of trouble losing weight from their lower body, especially women, since they have more fatty tissues around the buttocks, thighs and abdomen.  Fitness trainer Akshay Chopra told TheHealthSite.com: ‘Men and women are different and will store fats in different parts of their body and there are evolutionary reasons for this. Women have wider hips and pelvis …
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You could also try out these exercises for specific body parts:  Exercises for shoulders Exercises for abs Exercises for arms Exercises for legs For more articles on bodybuilding, check out our bodybuilding section. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for all the latest updates! For daily free health tips, sign up for our newsletter. And to join discussions on health topics of …
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Researchers have said that bariatric surgery, which is best known for its ability to help patients lose substantial weight, can also result in significant improvement in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Researchers at the University of South Florida-Tampa found that bariatric surgery resolved liver inflammation and reversed early-stage liver fibrosis, the thickening and scarring of …
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Are you obese but have a healthy heart? Don't get duped by the notion of 'healthy' obesity. An alarming research shows that obese individuals who have no signs of cardiovascular disease show a much higher prevalence of early plaque buildup in the arteries compared to healthy individuals. 'Obese individuals who are considered 'healthy' because they do not currently have heart disease risk factors …
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Dance like no one’s watching or dance like there's no tomorrow -- there's a reason why dancing is considered such a joyous form of physical expression which let's you emote and also keeps you in shape. There are several reasons to dance, one of them being for your health and fitness. If you are bored of going to the gym, try these 8 fun dance workouts which promise to tone your physique in a …
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Running is without a doubt one of the most effective ways to lose weight. It’s a great cardiovascular exercise which not only helps facilitate weight loss; it’s great for your heart, lungs and even slows down ageing. It aids digestion, reduces depression and even boosts your happiness levels! So now that you know how great running is, here’s how you get started. Always warm up and cool …
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For some people who are extremely obese with or suffer from diabetes, exercise and dieting isn’t enough and they need to undergo surgery. Now weight loss surgery isn’t advisable for everyone.  According to bariatric surgeon Dr Ramen Goel, all these options are not an alternative to weight loss. He told TheHealthSite.com: ‘People who believe that it is a short cut for weight loss are …
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Television actor Rakesh Diwana, who played the role of Kumbhkarna in popular serial ‘Ramayana’ telecast in 2008-09, died on Sunday (April 27). He was 48. He had developed complications following a weight loss surgery he underwent at a hospital in Indore four days back. Diwana was admitted at Mohak Hospital for the surgery on April 20. His family members alleged that Diwana, who played the …
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Are you taking weight-loss supplements while on anti-depressants? Take caution because the popular weight-loss supplement garcinia cambogia -- famously known as Malabar tamarind -- could lead to toxicity in the body. Previous studies have shown that garcinia cambogia may, in fact, increase the levels of serotonin -- a neurotransmitter. Read: Antidepressant drugs – all your queries answered …
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If you’re one of those people who love the outdoors and hate to sweat it out at the gym, try cycling to lose weight! It does not impact your joints, which means that even the heaviest of people can cycle without any problem. Cycling for long distances will also help build more the largest muscles of your body (in the legs) and the capillaries or blood vessels in the area, which will increase …
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Sunny had always been overweight, ever since he was a little kid. He gorged on everything that came his way and by the time he was 24, had achieved the size of a small whale and weighed a whopping 125kg which was a lot for someone who was 5’10’’. Finally, fed up with the fat jokes, Sunny started doing a lot of cardio – running, cycling and swimming – and ended up losing 40kg in 9 …
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Regular gym goers work on different body parts on different days to help tone them better. But what about your face? Though working out regularly will help cut out the chubbiness, if you want to sculpt your face quickly, it makes sense to exercise the facial muscles as well. There are 57 facial muscles and simple exercises targeted specifically to work them out can go a long way in giving one a …
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It doesn’t matter whether you’re a guy or a girl; everyone wants well-shaped arms. While men want it to become bigger and rounder, women want to lose some extra fat because arms can often be a problem area for them. The answer actually is the same for both of them, what they need is strength training. In fact, ladies need to stop shying away from weights because you're never going to get …
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