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How can I lose fat in my upper hips and make them narrower?

I have lost weight and my upper body is slim but my hips have not changed much.

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In order to lose weight in your upper hips, you'll have to utilize a combination of healthy diet, caloric restriction, high intensity interval training, and hip-dominant exercises.

In order to improve your diet, you may have to eliminate some things while adding others:

  • Eliminate processed and fried foods (this includes refined carbohydrates)
  • Reduce your sugar intake
  • Increase your daily intake of vegetables and fruits
  • Introduce yourself to dairy that is loaded with probiotics (Greek yogurt and Keifer are great choices)

How you eat is also very important:

  • For each meal, you should be eating a well balanced ratio of complex carbohydrates, clean protein, and healthy fats
  • Start every day with breakfast
  • After breakfast, continue eating smalls meals every 2-3 hours
  • Drink 8 glasses of water per day
  • Keep a food log to track how well you do each day

Now for your exercise program: In conjunction with a strength training program, you need to be incorporating a high intensity cardiovascular workout. This is where HIIT comes in:

  • 8-10 compound bodyweight-based exercises
  • Perform them in rapid succession
  • Once the last exercise is complete, take a 60 to 90 second break and begin again
  • 2 to 3 sets for beginners and
  • 4 to 6 sets for advanced lifters
  • Perform a HIIT program 2 to 3 times a week along with your normal strength training

Lastly, hip-dominant exercises will help to burn the extra weight off of your hips.

DISCLAIMER: This site offers health, fitness and nutritional information and is designed for educational purposes only. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for, nor does it replace, professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
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David Sautter NASM Personal Trainer
How can I lose fat in my upper hips and make them narrower?
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