The dreaded love handles, not only because abdominal fat is closely linked to developing cancer and diabetes but because love handle fat is so hard to lose. We've all heard the deal with you can spot reduce fat, so your going to lose fat from different area's before you start seeing a bit impact on your stomach fat.
When starting the weight loss battle there is some important things to remember to make sure that you stay motivated and happy as your body starts to change. The most common approach to love handles is to start doing tons of cardio followed by lots of abdominal exercises in an attempt to rapidly slim down the stomach.
Not only will your body take a huge hit from all the cardio but its going to impede your bodies natural body to heal and rebuild itself. The problem with lots of direct abdominal work at this stage is that you still have quite a thick layer of fat separating the ab muscles from the outside world. Strengthening and building up your abdominal with certain exercises will only leave you looking more bloated and will not help you get rid of love handles.
This is where your motivation takes a big hit and motivation is everything when it comes to losing weight, if your not in the right mindset your workouts are less effective and worst of all your just not happy.
The best cardio to burn fat is the type of anaerobic exercise that works a full range of the bodies muscles while also working the heart and strengthening cardiovascular health. A great example of this is skipping, which works leg, shoulder, and core muscles which gives you an amazing workout that can fit into any busy schedule.