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How to Get Rid of Excessive Weight Gain?

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Dr.Ranjana Arora 91% (219ratings)
B.P.T, M.P.T(ORTHO), Certification In Gym Instructor & Prenatal & Post Natal
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon  •  20years experience
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Hello everyone. My name is Dr Ranjana Arora. I have done BPT, Bachelor in Physiotherapy which is four and a half year course, MPT which is Masters in Orthopaedics and Physiotherapy. I have certification in Gym instructor and I have done Matrix Rythm German therapy Instruction course and a Prenatal and Post natal exercise trainer. I have experience of more than 14 years in this field.

Today I am going to discuss Central Obesity which almost every Indian is facing. A Belly fat. Today we will discuss what is Belly fat or Central obesity or Abdominal fat. What are the causes of belly fat? How to get rid of this problem? How to measure waist size to classify as an obese person? and what are the risks associated with it? 

What is Central Obesity?

The central obesity, Belly fat or Abdominal fat is when an excessive amount of fat is deposited around the stomach and the internal organs have reached to an extent where we can have a negative impact on the health, is called Central Obesity. People suffer from many problems such as high risks of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes. And other problems are like High BP, they cannot walk, breathlessness, insulin resistance and many other problems.

How to measure a waist size to classify as an Obese?

In order to measure a waist size, we can simply go for BMI (Body Mass Index). A BMI between 25-29.9 is considered as over weight, a BMI of 30 is considered as Obese and a BMI between 25-34.9 with the waist size of  40 inches in a male and 35 inches in the female has a risk of developing Cardiovascular diseases of Central Obesity and the associated problems with it.

How can we get rid of this Belly Fat?

If our diet is more and exercise is less, then the calorie intake will be more and the consumption of energy is less. We will land up with the accumulation of fat in the internal organs and the abdominal area. After a certain age, our muscles become loose and the energy required for calorie burn is less because our muscle mass goes down. So if we have less muscle mass, then fewer calories are burnt as required in our body. As we age, less calories are consumed and required. So if you consume more of the calories at a later age, you will undergo Central Obesity. So, how can we get rid of it? Here are the few tips,

  • Avoid intake of sugar.
  • Avoid sugar-sweetened carbohydrate drinks, reduce carbohydrate.
  • Increase protein to the diet. It will help you out for the long term.
  • Increase intake of Fibre enriched food.
  • Exercise is one of the best way. You can go for running, walking, ball aerobics like crunches on the ball, reverse crunches, straight vertical leg crunches. These are the best exercises to reduce belly fat.
  • You can have luke warm water added with honey in empty stomach.
  • You can have mint, herbal tea which will help in reducing belly fat etc.

Or you can easily contact us on Physio Slin fit wellness Centre which is a complete health hub. we have four care centre here which will help reduce your belly fat. Also, we have an advanced way of physiotherapy which is Matrix Rythm German Therapy for instant pain relief and mobility and in helps in future weight loss management. You can also try weight loss massage which is included in our slimming part. We havanti-ageing department. We have aerobic function exercise studio as well.You can also contact me through Lybrate.


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