Ways to get rid of a beer belly

Here are five foolproof ways to bust the gut - and yes, one of them does involve cutting down on the beer...

5 Ways To Get Rid Of A Beer Belly

What is a beer belly, and why do we get them?

Contrary to popular belief, it's not just beer that gives you a big waistline.

See also: Is beer good for your heart?

See also: Five common myths about losing weight

The problem isn't the beer as such (although alcohol is linked to larger waistlines) - it's the calories it contains.

Any kind of calories, whether from alcohol, sugary foods and drinks, junk food or oversized portions, can cause belly fat.

This video suggests some helpful ways you can bust your gut.