Aerobic exercise the most effective way to lose belly fat

A new study has found that aerobic exercise is the best bet when it comes to losing that dreaded belly fat.

Belly or abdominal fat – known in scientific communities as visceral fat and liver fat – is located deep within the abdominal cavity and fills the spaces between internal organs. It`s been associated with increased risk for heart disease, diabetes, and certain kinds of cancer.

`When it comes to increased health risks, where fat is deposited in the body is more important than how much fat you have,` said Duke exercise physiologist Cris Slentz, Ph.D., lead author of the study published in the American Journal of Physiology.

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`Our study sought to identify the most effective form of exercise to get rid of that unhealthy fat,` he added.

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