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In this episode, Dr. Fitness invited Dr. Royce McGowan on the show to talk about belly fat. If belly fat is a problem for you, stop what you are doing and listen in to hear why a protruding belly predisposes you to a long list of serious health problems. And stay tuned to hear workout do’s and don'ts to reduce your waistline and why these docs feel prescription drugs may serve as a good jumpstart but are not the long term answer for sustained weight loss.
Dr. Royce McGowan, DC, opened his practice with his wife Dr. Shelita McGowan in Jacksonville, Florida, where they serve as experts in easing physical pain and stress through chiropractic treatments. Dr. McGowan takes a “whole person approach” to wellness that involves understanding the causes of the aches and pains and making the necessary adjustments for improved health, including lifestyle adjustments, dietary changes, and body manipulations.
• [1:01] Dr. Fitness and Dr. Royce McGowan discuss why belly fat is a great indicator of serious health problems on the horizon.
• [1:37] Dr. McGowan emphasizes the importance of having strong abs and solidifying core strength to reduce back pain.
• [4:00] Dr. Fitness shares one of the best ways to reduce belly fat is to do resistance training that is more isometric, like planks or side planks.
• [9:23] The docs debate the pros and cons to using prescription medications for weight loss.
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