Quick rundown: I’m 41 this month, been pretty lean my whole life, hardly ever had to count calories (unless I’m struggling to gain or trying to cut) but always ate pretty healthy, so what I’m saying is, without trying I naturally hovered around 12% BF (maybe 10% in my 20s).
But, I’ve always had a slightly rounded stomach. But always pretty lean around there too. As I’ve gotten older, my stomach has gotten bigger, but still lean. My whole adult life I’ve had somewhat unhappy digestion, so I put it down to that, but lately I thought, man if I relax I look pregnant. So I googled around and saw something about visceral fat accumulating in the gut.
Does anyone have experience of this kind of fat? could it be that all this time, while I thought I wasn’t putting on much fat that I’ve just been hormonally predisposed to store it behind my abs? And importantly, will cutting get rid of it like it does normal subcutaneous fat?