Why this concern with small waist apart from physical appearance?
Big waist = Big Risk Of Stroke! That is the conclusion from a study presented to the American Academy of Neurology.
If your waist to hip ratio is less than 1 you have a "pear shape" ie. more weight around the hips. But if your waist to hip ratio is greater than 1 you have an "apple shape" ie. more weight around the waist.
Being an "apple shape" can increase risks for stroke, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. For an effective way to lose excess inches around the waist see 'Weight Lifting Key to Weight Loss'.
How to measure The Waist
So let's see what your waistline says about your health
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