A tummy tuck is the removal of extra fat and skin and the tightening of the abdominal muscles to flatten the stomach, defines Web MD. Abdominoplasty is the medical term for a tummy tuck. More »

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The purpose of a tummy tuck is to eliminate excess skin and fat and to restore weak muscles, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Called abdominoplasty, the procedure gives a patient a firmer and flatte... More »

Tummy tucks are fairly safe and have a low chance of complications, states the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. However, it is a surgical procedure, and as such, there is some risk. More »

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Not all people who experience significant weight loss require skin tightening or removal, according to the University of California, San Diego Health System. The condition of the skin, a person's genetics and how rapidly... More »

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A fat-burning belt is a weight-loss device that wraps around the midsection, producing short electrical pulses that cause the abdominal muscles to contract and raise body temperature, increasing the amount of calories bu... More »

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To lose belly fat in a week, conduct circuit training, work abdominal muscles, eat natural foods, lower sodium intake and reduce stress. Doing all of these things helps to develop a flatter stomach, according to Purvaja ... More »

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Push-ups work the muscles of the stomach, arms and chest, notes the Huffington Post, such as the pectoralis, the deltoid, the triceps brachii, the serratus anterior, the coracobrachialis and the abdominal muscles. There ... More »

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