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Hips and stomach fat reduction

How to lose the fat on back stomach?
(September 11, 2011)

Here are some tips to lose weight on the stomach and hips.
  • Try skipping as an exercise every morning on an empty stomach. You can begin with skipping 50 times and then gradually increase it to 100 and 200 times at one stretch.
  • Pay attention to the way you stand. The way you stand can actually determine you abdomen’s shape. The correct posture is to keep your knees slightly bent, and your shoulders drawn back totally. Your head and neck should be evenly balanced.

    Make sure your head does not lean forward.
  • Try and eliminate junk and fried foods from your diet. Also make sure you reduce your consumption of dairy products and sugar.
  • Make sure you exercise regularly and target any fat on your back stomach with Pilates and yoga exercises. Going in for such body-toning workouts ensures that you get rid of the fat on your back and stomach faster.
Submitted by N on September 11, 2011 at 11:46


Is running good for stomach?

Fat is stored in the body when the amount of nutrition consumed exceeds the energy requirement of the body. The body also stores fat as an emergency source of nutrition that is used when the body does not have access to new food. Fat is required in any healthy diet. However, many people tend to eat beyond their requirements, thus ending up with excess weight. Running is one of the most effective exercises for weight loss. Running works well because of the fact that it puts a continuous moderate load on the body. This means that the body will have to burn food constantly to keep up with the requirement of energy that running brings with it.

When the body needs energy, sugar from the blood is burned. It is when this sugar runs out that the real weight loss beings. That is because the body has to then burn fat to keep itself going. Therefore running for abdominal fat is one of the best methods possible for this objective. Running is easy and can be done virtually anywhere. One should ramp up the speed and distance slowly over a period of time in order to achieve the benefits in terms of weight loss.
Submitted by N on July 28, 2011 at 12:38


Does running up and down stairs burn stomach fat?

Obesity is one of the most common conditions all over the world and is the root cause of a number of other medical problems. Attempting to burn stomach fat can be rather harder than compared to burning fat from almost any other part of the body. Abdominal fat is considered to be the hardest type of fat to burn and is usually the last to go. Running for stomach fat is one of the most popular methods of exercise because of the fact that it is one of the simplest forms of exercise in terms of equipment required and convenience.

However, one misconception about running for flat abs is that you need to make sure to perform 30 minute workouts in order to get your metabolism up and running in order to help you lose more fat. 10-minute workouts are equivalently beneficial for your health and weight loss program as long as they are performed in earnest. Set a timer and hit the stairs for a whole period of 10 minutes without a break will see you burn a high number of calories as well as develop your muscle tissue substantially. Moreover, this cardiovascular form of exercise will also help you develop better circulation and respiratory habits.
Submitted by N on July 20, 2011 at 12:33


Does running burn hip fat?

Running for hips reduction is one of the best and easiest exercises and also helps in burning overall body fat. Running is especially beneficial when there is lesser body fat on the waist, hips and the buttocks. The best time for running is early in the morning and this exercise should last for at least 30-45 minutes so that the body can burn excess fat effectively. When you see yourself sweating it is just an indication that you are on the right track.

Some of the other effective motion exercises for hip fat reduction are walking and cycling. Walking is a great cardiovascular exercise and very effective in burning fat in the hip area. It is also true that the longer you walk at a fast steady pace, the more likely you are to burn more calories. Cycling is also a great outdoor workout which is very helpful in trimming hip fat.

Squats, gymnastic exercises and inline skating are also good exercises for hip fat. Squats are very effective in burning excess hip fat and also strengthen the muscles in the hip region. Squat lunges and skating are also very helpful but they should be done under professional supervision to avoid injuries and accidents.
Submitted by N on July 15, 2011 at 12:32


Which yoga reduces hip fat?

Practicing yoga for hip fat reduction not only helps you lose hip fat but is also beneficial for improving overall body tone and health. The Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation is the best pose in yoga to lose hip flab. The Surya Namaskar involves 12 different poses which involve stretching forward and backward and are hence very effective in trimming hip fat.

Some of the other hip fat losing exercises or poses in yoga include Virabhadra asana (warrior pose), Ardha Matsyendra asana (half spinal twist) and Salabha Asana (locust pose). In the standing asanas like the Virabhadra asana the body is made to twist in different directions which help in strengthening the hip muscles and also burning hip fat. The seated stretches practiced in Ardha Matsyendra asana help in increasing the metabolic rate and thereby help in losing weight and burning fat in the hip region.

Yoga for hip fat reduction also involves singe and double leg raises which target the hip region and burn excess fat. In addition to these yoga asanas, breathing exercises like Anulom-vilom are also beneficial in burning fat cells. These yoga asanas should however be done only under the guidance of a good yoga teacher so that injuries can be avoided.
Submitted by N on July 8, 2011 at 12:31


Losing fat from the stomach - and by 'back' the assumption is 'hips' - is one of the toughest things to do. Losing fat from these areas is neither simple nor easy. You will, therefore, need to dedicate a few hours everyday to this activity, making it a part of your daily routine. For this, you will have to do both, follow a well-planned diet and an exercise regime.

The first order of the day is to bring about a change in your daily diet. Try and eliminate foods that are deep fried such as chips, fries, chicken wings, to name a few. You will also need to avoid processed and canned foods, aerated drinks, and alcohol as well. Since our body requires proteins and carbohydrates to function normally, you will need to become very selective about the foods that you eat. You will have to make sure that proteins and carbohydrates that you consume are without any fats. For example, you can do away with white rice and substitute it with brown rice, do away with potatoes, have whole grain or light brown bread instead of white bread, etc. Even with milk products, instead of whole milk, have fat free or reduced fat milk, have yogurt instead of milkshakes, cottage cheese instead of cheese, and so on. Make sure your diet is well-balanced and healthy and includes vegetables, fruits, grains, milk products, and nuts in adequate quantities. Avoid snacking whenever you feel like. If you must, eat nuts like pistachio, walnut, almond, pecan or fruits likes apples, peaches, papayas, pears, oranges, lemons, and cherries. Avoid eating bananas, as they tend to help put on weight.

You will need to accompany the diet with exercises as well, especially since you want to target the fat deposits on the stomach and hips. The best exercise for the hips is either walking or swimming. These exercises will not only help remove the fat from your hips but also help tone up your leg muscles, although, swimming will help tone up your whole body. For the stomach, the best and the most effective exercise is stomach crunches. You can start with a set of simple crunches and progress to more complicated ones over a period of time. To these, you can add a few, simple stretching exercises and you are well on your way to reducing those problem areas. But do keep in mind to be patient, for this will take time.

Submitted by M S on July 28, 2008 at 05:22


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