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Want to Lose the Love Handles?

If you are exercising, but can’t seem to make a difference in areas that are bothering you, consider this advice on how to address love handles, underarm fat and more.

Do you have love handles, underarm fat or a paunchy middle - even though you're exercising, eating well, and on track with your supplement regimen? Sometimes our "trouble spots" seem to escape our best fitness efforts, but keep in mind that "spot reducing" isn't how the body works. We have sophisticated mechanisms that keep fat fairly evenly distributed, even when we focus on arm curls or stomach crunches. This means that time in the gym, or even simple things like using the stairs instead of the elevator, all help us shed overall body fat rather than fat in any particular place.

Varying your fitness routine by incorporating some higher resistance lifting or high-intensity interval training (HIIT) can help you over the plateau. Consider signing up with a trainer at a gym for personalized instruction, and you'll find the fat receding from the trouble spots - and everywhere else!