Cant lose these love handles!
- 06-11-2007, 06:14 PM
- 06-11-2007, 07:09 PM
06-12-2007, 02:50 AM
06-13-2007, 07:17 PM
Granted you can't 'spot reduce' anything, but you can build some muscle. Last time I had problems with love handles, I built some mean love handle muscles and the fat seemed to dissappear as my handles firmed up. Not that really working that muscle had much to do with it, but as I built muscle there I felt MUCH less self-conscious about it. I'm sure that if you work that area quite a bit you might find the same effect.
My favorite exercise for love handles is that twisty machine where you kneel in a platform and set your weight for twisting then grab onto this chest grip thingie. I have NO idea what it's called, but it always worked my love handles to the point of severe recovery pain.
06-24-2007, 01:02 PM
06-24-2007, 04:52 PM
06-24-2007, 11:15 PM
lipo dissolve didnt work for me or anyone i know. here in chicago a famous plastic surgeon advertises this like crazy and i know about 6 strippers that tried it also with no results except major bruising that goes away
06-25-2007, 08:16 AM
^well, that being said, i know lipo6 works. My wife lost 10lbs last year from this alone with a good diet and not much excersize at all. I think it is worth a shot if the typical diet/excersize/below matience cals doesnt help.
07-11-2007, 12:45 PM
tell them bye
reverse crunches are the best way to get rid of love handles. Once you can do like 4 sets of 20 put weights on your legs and do them to the each side too it will just blast your love handles.
07-11-2007, 08:21 PM
anyone else feel this is getting way over complicated. I think we all know spot reducing is a myth, so to get rid of love handles... lose fat.. lol
07-11-2007, 08:52 PM
07-11-2007, 09:05 PM
07-11-2007, 09:38 PM
07-11-2007, 11:41 PM
I think that one can make a convincing argument for spot reduction in a certain context. Namely the very short term. There is that Danish study on leg extensions that determined that muscle will source fat locally during exercise. However it did not examine its long term effectiveness. It is conceivable that those local fat cells will have a higher insulin sensitivity and will be the first place that fat is deposited afterwards. Obviously most people are seeking results that last longer than 30 minutes.
I am not 100% convinced that spot reduction is not achievable, I just think that one is better off sticking to an overall fat loss plan rather than looking for shortcuts that cost a lot, may not work, or if they do, are only temporary.
07-12-2007, 08:45 PM
Here is my logic on the idea. If someone has lovehandles they are obviously over weight, maybe just slightly. So why would one want to just reduce their love handles when they need to shed fat everywhere. I have never seen someone with lovehandles and a well defined back at the same time. I know that for many lovehandles are the first place fat goes and the last place it comes off, but still fat has to be somewhat distributed around most of the body. No wonder these supplement companies make a killing, people always want the easy way out of a fairly simple problem. I'm not referring to you guys just alot of people in general.
07-12-2007, 09:04 PM
07-13-2007, 10:06 AM
Diet is the key. Post up your diet. I know you said it is clean, but there may be improvements that can help you with your progress.
07-14-2007, 08:09 AM
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