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15 October 2012

Men: watch your midriff

Contrary to popular belief, weight management isn't just a female concern.

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Contrary to popular belief, weight management isn't just a female concern. In fact, more and more men are taking an interest in the size of their bodies – and finding that they're not at all happy with the shape it's in. Are you one of them?

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Here are a few weight-loss tips for guys: jump on the water wagon or reduce your alcohol intake to one drink every second day; cut sweetened cold drinks from your diet and drink non-calorific beverages like soda water, sparkling or still water, or artificially sweetened cold drinks; either reduce the portions you eat (i.e. have a 200 g steak instead of a 500 g steak) or cut down on fat intake in general; stick to fat-burning exercises if possible – men like to work out with weights and build muscles when they train, but these exercises will not burn fat as effectively as cardio exercises, such as running or swimming.

 

 
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