“So, if targeting visceral fat is your goal – and remember that to target visceral fat you need to lose fat from all over your body – I would base your workouts around compound moves, such as squats, deadlifts, lunges, incline bench presses and weighted split squats.”
Specifically, Ms Servante recommended the split squat. She said: “In particular, when it comes to fat loss, very few exercises can match the metabolic demand of the split squat.
“There are very few exercises that can produce the results in strength, size, flexibility and structural balance that a split squat can, all at once.
“The unilateral nature of the exercises means to complete one set, you need to do double the work.