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How do you gain weight everywhere but your stomach face and arms?

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06/11/2009

Hi,

The truth of the matter is, men are genetically prone to gain weight on their stomach and lower back and side areas(love handles), while women are prone to gaining weight on their thighs, hips, and buttocks(genetically programmed to help bear with childbirth.) Women also have more layers of fat than men, also due to assist in childbirth.

It is almost impossible to control weight gain on certain areas of the body, as with weight loss. You cannot control specifically where your weight will go, nor can you control where you want to lose fat.

When you burn fat, you will lose it throughout your entire body. For example, most people have this misconception that if they do 1000 sit-ups a day, they will lose all the fat on their stomach and have washboard abs. This is 99 percent false, unless you are one of those very few that have superhuman metabolisms and do not gain an ounce of fat regardless of when and how much they eat. Weight loss occurs everywhere on the body.

For the rest of us, the only way to control our weight, look great and feel healthy is to have a combination of a good diet, weight lifting/resistance training, and cardiovascular excercise(such as running and high activity sports).

If you read this and understand at least this basic information about weight gain and weight loss, reply and I will finish my essay for you.

--Mike