The award for the most stubborn part of the body goes to: the belly. Sometimes, no matter how many hours you spend in the gym, the fat around your middle just sits there, staring at you like, “Is that all you’ve got?”
Unfortunately, that refuse-to-budge fat is the absolute worst for your health, with many experts saying that waist circumference is a better measure of body composition and overall health than BMI. After all, according to a 2016 International Journal of Obesity study, more than 30 percent of people with “healthy” BMIs suffer from insulin resistance, too-high blood pressure, cholesterol, and inflammation levels.
Excerpted from womenshealthmag.com