What Is Going On With Belly Fat?
by ariane.r on October 2, 2013 - 4:00pm
All women can say that they have their own body fat problem. But it seems like women have one fat place in common: belly fat. The point is that we all have the same abs inside- Yes, Tyra Banks and you have the same abs!-, the difference is the percentage of fat we have all around them.
First of all, there are two types of abs fat: the subcutaneous fat which is the jelly fluffy amount of fat you have on the top of your rib cage and waist (you can grab it, if you prefer). Then you have the visceral fat is what is accumulating around your organs that increase your chances to have diseases as diabetes and which is associated with all kind of metabolic problems. According to a Canadian study, people tend to have visceral fat so it can “push the abdominal muscles outward”, says Thomas Nesser, PhD, associate professor of exercise science at Indiana State University in Terra Haute.
There is a lot more information in this article, thus I have put the link at the end. I think it is important to be aware about how our fat appears around our entire body, therefore we will be able to choose a specific program to maximize the results. The journalist incorporates her personal story through the article so it makes us feel understood. It creates a link between the reader and the author. I recommend reading this article from Fitness magazine. It is based on different experts: two types of doctors, and an editor of the magazine. I have a better view on what I can do to eliminate my belly fat!