Stubborn Fat and How to Shift It

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No matter how hard you work out, no matter how healthy you eat, do you have certain areas of your body that remain wobbly? This is an experience that most women have. It seems that most of us have certain areas of the body that love fat so much that they just don’t want to let go, and no matter how hard we try to remove it, it just stays there.

The good news is, you can get rid of stubborn pockets of body fat – you just need to knuckle down and get serious about doing so. With that in mind, here are some of the things you can do to get rid of that belly bulge or haul that fat off your hips:

Try Lifting

You might exercise a lot, but do you lift weights? Most women don’t, which is a shame because it is one of the most effective ways of getting rid of stubborn fat. After all, lifting builds muscle and muscle needs to be fed. If you lift and you eat at a slight deficit, it’s almost impossible not to see a difference eventually. Just make sure you learn how to lift from a professional, like one of the staff at Build My Body Beautiful, and that you don’t eat too big a deficit. You need plenty of calories to be strong!

Eat a Ketogenic Diet

Although it’s debatable whether a ketogenic diet, in which you eat large quantities of fat and protein and very few carbs, is healthy or sustainable in the long-term, most people do just fine on it for a few months – many even say that they’ve never felt better – and it is great at getting fat out of the body. You see, when you go on a ketogenic diet, your body, after a few days, enters a state known as ketosis, where it’s primary fuel is fat. So, by eating this way and eating at a sensible deficit, it’s really easy to get things moving and get rid of that stubborn fat once and for all.

Do a Little HIIT

Although lifting is undoubtedly what you should really be concentrating on, doing a little high-intensity interval training a few times a week too, should see results. This kind of fast, intense exercise has been shown to burn a lot more calories, and as you probably know, cardio is great for burning fat, both of which could really help you with your situation.


If you’ve literally tried everything – exercise, diet, sheer force of will – and you’re still left with a maddening pocket of fat that you hate, then you could consider having liposculpture treatments like those offered by Atlanta Face and Body. These treatments target your stubborn fat with lasers, removing it and sculpting your the body you deserve. They aren’t the cheapest option, but they do work.

Stubborn fat can really get you down, but if you give this stuff an honest try and stick with it for a few months, you should see some real progress and start to see your shape change (finally).


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