11 Reasons Why You're Not Losing Belly Fat

Belly fat won't budge? Genetics, hormones, or easy-to-fix mistakes could be to blame.
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You're apple shaped

If you tend to pack the pounds around your middle rather than your hips and thighs, then you're apple shaped. This genetic predisposition means ridding yourself of belly fat will be harder, Dr. Kashyap says, but not impossible.

Related: Why Being Apple-Shaped Puts Your Heart at Risk

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