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4.14.2010

Attack The Belly Fat


Warm Weather + Shedding Layers = Exposure!
My stomach pooch hid under my coat all winter but it's annoying me now. Soon EVERYone may notice "IT." When my friend complained about her tummy too, I knew more folks wanted to join the fight. So belly fat EVERYWHERE beware!

The midsection is prone to bloat, expand and jiggle at the most inconvenient times. But I found five rules with claims to shape and tone our abs.

Rule #1: Attack the hidden core muscles: your abdominis, multifidis, and internal obliques. Lie on your back and place your palms just below your navel. Exhale and allow your tummy to expand as far as you can, then focus on pulling your belly button toward your spine, drawing your abdomen toward the floor. Hold for 5 seconds. Repeat 8 to 10 times.
Rule #2: Move your butt!
Rule #3: Eat flat-belly foods.
Rule #4: Stop stressing.
Rule #5: Work your abs less often.

For full details, go to http://www.womenshealthmag.com/fitness/get-flat-abs or http://www.womenshealthmag.com/yoga/yoga-pilates-fusion-ab-moves for a yoga inspired workout.

TIP: Skipping meals is not the key to losing weight or inches. Make sure you eat small healthy meals throughout the day: a yogurt, a banana or a handful of almonds or drink a protein shake. Be sure your diet is high in lean protein. Incorporate plenty of water, fresh fruit and leafy veges. Our plan of attack is sure to bring on the sexy.

3 comments:

  1. great info! I will start my diet today!

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  2. i agree this is great information. i need to up my protein intake as i have been very sluggish as of late. can you suggest high protein foods that i can eat. i don't eat meat though and i limit my fish intake. thanks!

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  3. Dear Anonymous: Lean poultry and tuna provide up to 40 grams of protein. You can also try tofu, beans, split peas, nuts, peanut butter, almonds and flax seeds.

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