How to Lose Belly Fat: Tips for a Flatter Stomach

May 2017


Flat stomach


We call "flat stomach" the fact to lose roundness around stomach, thanks to a slimness program to eliminate the extra pounds, and some exercises to develop abdominal muscles.

To practice abdominal muscles exercises

First exercise

  • Lie on your back
  • Bend the legs 90 degrees
  • Place your feets on the ground
  • Place the neck in your hands
  • Put elbows aside
  • Slowly lift the upper body by contracting the abdominal muscles.
  • Let your lower back pressed to the ground.
  • Point your chin toward the ceiling.
  • Slowly return to the starting position without resting your head.
  • Expire when the muscles contract and blow hard.

Second exercise

  • Lie on your back
  • Bend the legs 90 degrees
  • Place your feets on the ground
  • Place the neck in your hands
  • Raise the upper chest and rotate to the opposite knee.
  • Perform the exercise on one side and then repeat it by changing the position.

Fequency

  • 10 minutes sessions about three times per week are recommanded
  • Gradually increase each week.
  • Start with two sets of 10 exercises to achieve in one to two weeks four sets of 15 exercises for athletic women (or 3 sets of 10 for those with less physical activity).
  • Then increased each week to about 40 to 100 exercises per session.

Think about contracting your abdominal muscles several times a day


Contract your abs for 10 seconds several times a day: make it once, then make it twice, and raise one more time every two days, to reach 6 times a day.

Do not forget to change your diet

  • Remain well hydrated
  • Don't eat too much salt
  • Remove sweets, cakes, sugary drinks
  • Limit sauce dishes, cheeses, chips
  • Eat fish at leat 3 times a week
  • Eat fruits and vegetables
  • Avoid charcuteries

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Published by Crashounette. Latest update on December 19, 2013 at 08:09 AM by Crashounette.
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