Reduce your Belly

01 Oct 2014

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Is it easy to reduce my belly which is bulging?

A huge belly is the indication that you are burning much lesser calories as required by the human body. In order to reduce the size of your bulging stomach you should create a negative energy (calorie) balance . Please avoid some bad habits like taking continuos snacks especially oily stuff while watching television and during consuming of alcohol. Even when you take a meal at home Ensure that you do not go overboard on the quantity and take a dietician's advice for a balanced meal plan.

Boost your energy and burn calories by increasing your activity time as well as it's intensity. A minimum 30 minutes of brisk walking which increases to a jog or a trot along with weight training exercises two times a week along with a sound balanced diet could be the secret of your flat tummy very soon.

Step one: If you want to build muscle and burn fat at the same time, you have to perform circuit training, three days per week. How can you achieve this? Indulge in full body exercises like lunges, push-ups, and pull-ups, for one set of 15 repetitions. Don't forget to follow every exercise with one minute of jumping rope. You should be able to burn around 500 to 600 calories per workout.

Step two:You have to work on your abdominal muscles three times in the week. Crunches and leg raises for three sets of 20 repetitions should be done. Also, do planks by holding your body in a push-up position on your elbows for 30 to 60 seconds for four sets.

Step three:The kind of food you will eat in this period is vital in bringing about any change. Natural foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grain breads and pastas, chicken, beef, fish and low fat dairy should replace processed foods full of sugar.

Step four:To minimize water retention, lower your sodium intake. This means you need to avoid salt. You can flavour your food with other herbs and spices instead.

Step five:Stressing and anxiety can cause the over-production of a certain hormone called cortisol, which encourages weight gain about the belly area. So try to keep your cool!