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Tummy reduction exercise

i am a mother of a yr old baby. i have managed to loose most of my pregnancy weight but the fat n the tummy just refuses to go. i cannot go for walk or gym as the baby is small. what can i do to loose this tummy fat?
(April 2, 2008)

Exercise for Tummy Reduction 

Reduction in certain parts of the body is difficult. Immediate reduction is observable in certain areas, such as the abdomen, face, thighs, back and hands. Reduction in a certain area is a myth and is not possible. Spot jogging and walking at home is a good alternative. The greater the muscles, the faster are they used.

Abdomen crunches are also equally effective. A good and balanced diet with cardio exercises play a vital role in pulling off the extra fat. Work out, at home level is also helpful.

A brisk walk or spot jogging are excellent warming up exercises. Stretches are also beneficial and is generally done at the end of work outs. This is especially preferred, as the muscles are flexible and warm. This also aids in protecting the muscles from tearing. Crunches are effective in reducing the tummy and exhale while curling up. Inhale when you open up. Keep your hands behind the head and bend your knees. Place the lower back and feet flat on the ground. Lift your torso and come back slowly, without injuring your back. Do this 10 to 15 times, to start with.

Reverse crunches are done by placing the hands on the sided. Lie flat on the floor and lift your feet and torso thereby forming 90 degree angle. Touch your chest with knees and push back.

Submitted by E L on April 2, 2008 at 12:19


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