If you have a slender frame, but still have a gut and flab in certain areas of the body, you might consider yourself "skinny fat". There's nothing bad or unhealthy about being shaped that way, but if you feel the desire to change it, here's how. A "skinny fat" person is best described as someone who weighs very little, but still has a high amount of body fat. If you identify as "skinny fat", and want to look more fit, this video from the PictureFit YouTube Channel explains the types of workouts necessary to lower body fat and increase muscle. In short, it's all about resistance training. Diets and cardio can help, but if you're only doing those things, you'll hit a plateau. What you need is to increase your muscle mass to offset the fat-to-muscle mass percentage and add much-needed definition to your frame. Fat burning from consistent resistance training can also be enhanced with a well thought out diet and by keeping your protein intake high. This is something I've been struggling with myself for the past few years, and lifting weights has been a huge help.
The Exercise You Need To Go From 'Skinny Fat' To Fit
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