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waist

 [wāst]
the portion of the body between the thorax and the hips.

waist

(wāst),
The portion of the trunk between the ribs and the pelvis.
[A.S. waext]

waist

(wāst) the portion of the body between the thorax and the hips.

waist

(wāst)
n.
a. The part of the human trunk between the bottom of the rib cage and the pelvis.
b. The narrow part of the abdomen of an insect.

waist′less adj.

waist

The relatively narrower part of the body between the thorax and the abdomen.

waist

(wāst)
The portion of the trunk between the ribs and the pelvis.
[A.S. waext]

waist

The part of the trunk between the lower ribs and the pelvis.

Patient discussion about waist

Q. What is a best home workout for weight loss around the stomach and waist? I can't go outside a lot, so I do Pilates. I want to know more workouts for weight loss.

A. There is no natural way to target your stomach fat. You can pay for lipo suction, but that is the easy and expensive way out. Plus if you don't put the work into it then you won't appreciate the results as much.

I would focus on a total body fat loss program. Combining cardio with resistance training and sprinkling in some high intensity interval training is a great way to boost your fat loss. Then focus on eating healthier. Start off slowly though so that you don't get overwhelmed and feel like quitting. Go for walks, eat a few meals a day that are healthier with fruits and veggies, then eat regularly for the rest of the day. The point is to gradually transform your habits into healthier ones.

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Link Between Marginally Elevated Waist Circumference and Hypertension Prevalence
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For women, a waist measurement of 35 inches or more is a red flag for high risk; for men, it's 40 inches or more.
Nearer our own time, we have Edmund Waller fantasising about being a girdle: "That which her slender waist confined shall now my joyful temples bind.
When the brain receives a message that the hands are bending into the waist, it adjusts the internal body image accordingly, Ehrsson's team hypothesizes.
The Shape the Nations survey, published today, which was commissioned by pharmaceuticals company Sanofi-Aventis and backed by the World Heart Federation, showed the higher the waist measurement, the higher the risk.
Christopher Walton, 20, of Throckley, is 6ft tall with a 32in waist
Reach your arms above your shoulders on the floor, lengthening in your waist by reaching your arms away from your torso.
Waist circumference is associated with cardiovascular risk and is a better indicator of visceral fat than the waist to hips ratio (2).
The study included 20 pairs of Finnish twins and the results show that stress hormones initiate damaging changes in the metabolism and those who are fat around the waist more often suffer from disturbances in the fat and sugar metabolism.
Ten pounds at floor height with bent knees is equal to 100 pounds of force on the back when bending at the waist with legs straight.
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