Author of The 17 Day Diet Breakthrough Edition
Excuse me while I tiptoe across the minefield of "spot reduction," because it's a controversial topic. You've probably heard your whole dieting life that you can't spot reduce. Well, there are ways you can spot reduce. One way is through exercising, and I base my opinion in science.
In 2006, researchers from the University of Denmark in Copenhagen took a group of guys and had them do leg extensions with a light weight on one leg only for 30 minutes straight. They did not exercise the other leg. Next, the researchers assessed blood flow to fat cells in both the exercised and resting legs, and they quantified the amount of fat released from fat cells in the legs.
Interesting: The exercised leg had a big surge in blood flow to it and a greater fat release, compared to the resting leg. So basically, the repetitive exercising for 30 minutes in one leg triggered the release of fat from that leg.
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