Weight Loss 

Look Out! The Fat’s Behind You

If it wasn’t enough that many of us have to deal with flabby tummies, unsightly love handles, oversized thighs, and a backside that never seems to end, some of you may also have to contend with back fat. In all honesty, back fat is usually a sign of an unhealthy lifestyle, just in the same way as many of the other conditions mentioned above are too. However, back fat seems to be one of the hardest forms of extra weight to get rid of, typically because it isn’t in our line of sight, and is therefore often forgotten about. With that being said, you shouldn’t be aiming to merely focus on your back when it comes to losing fat and getting the body you’ve always dreamed of, as unfortunately fat loss simply doesn’t work like that. Therefore, this post investigates some of the best ways to fight the war against back fat.

Core Muscles

One of the best ways to lose fat from any part of your body, including the back, is to focus on strengthening your core muscles. By building up your core muscles, you will have a much more toned and smoother midsection, and you are likely to lose the love handles, which should also help to eliminate back fat. The stronger your core muscles are, the stronger your lower back is.  This will help you to eliminate the large amounts of stress put on your back in general. There are certain exercises which you can perform to achieve this.  Although these may not seem as though they initially focus on the core, or the back, they are great all-round exercises that can help you achieve a fantastic looking body. The exercises include front squats deadlifts, power cleans, and working out with a stability ball.

Diet and Nutrition

Firstly, you should be aware that you can out-exercise a bad diet, and anyone who tells you otherwise simply doesn’t know what they’re talking about. In fact, experts agree that a great body is probably somewhere in the region of 80% diet and 20% exercise. So, even if you think you don’t have enough time to exercise, you can certainly do something about your diet. Your diet doesn’t have to be extremely strict to help you lose back fat, or fat from any other part of your body, you simply have to eat sensibly. This involves focusing on proteins, vegetables, fruits and drinking plenty of water. You may wish to remove foods, such as bread, rice and potatoes from your diet for a short period of time, and you should find this produces remarkable results.


There are also numerous back fat reduction treatments you may wish to look into. Don’t worry, not all these treatments involve surgery and having to go under the knife. In fact, there are many different non-invasive fat reduction treatments available on the market nowadays. Among the more popular treatments are low level laser treatments, which use the body’s natural processes in order to break down stores of fat and Coolsculpting, which exposes the body to controlled cooling and causes fat cells to eventually die.

Author Bio: Nancy Baker is a freelance blogger and an ace creative write with many years of experience writing for top blogs. Nancy has written on a myriad of topics and has written several posts for us.

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