The side-midsection areas are often referred to by people as the “muffin top” or “love handles”. Over exposure to insulin will cause you to gain fat in these areas which basically translates into eating too many “bad carbs” or carbs in general. As fitness professionals we test body fat by using calipers to measure in millimeters the subcutaneous body fat thickness in specific regions. For the “love handles” we measure just above the iliac crest on the side of the torso called the suprailiac site. Fat accumulation occurs in other regions of the body specific to the overexposure or lack of certain hormones.
If you make a significant reduction in carbs over a 2-4 weeks period, you will see your “love handles” get smaller faster than other areas.
Eat less carbs, control your blood sugar…lose “love handle” fat.
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