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Weight Loss Advice for Men

Stomach fat seems to be a huge problem for lots of people, especially men. Naturally, men tend to hold more fat around their waistline (this is visceral fat, or internal fat), which we call love handles (also known as beer belly or pot belly).

The rules on how to lose fat for men do not vary significantly really, but there are a few considerations concerning lifestyle, physical fitness and diet.

Besides the biological nature of men, modern lifestyle also has a huge impact on weight gain; as work, stress, entertaining clients and lack of exercise contribute to the accumulation of stomach fat.


Stomach fat is usually a very stubborn type of fat, in that it requires a lot of work to reduce it. The best way for men to lose weight is through a combination of cardiovascular exercise, weight training and a lean muscle-building diet.

Our article on how to lose your beer belly provides more specific information for men. Losing your gut and getting a flat stomach can be a slow experience, but it is certainly worth the efforts.

The rewards are not only a better looking and fit body, but also improved long-term health. You can also learn how to get rid of “man boobs” here.

Visit the Men’s section for more articles and advice.