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Losing weight in lower abs

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Avatar f tn Its good you've set a goal and are looking to find out how to achieve it! However losing 15 pounds in a month is unrealistic and unhealthy. Did you know it takes about a year for your body to adjust to losing 10 pounds? It's important to remember weight loss is a marathon and not a sprint. In order to lose weight and keep it off, you shouldn't look at it as weight loss but a way to become healthier!
1107486 tn?1258400832 Before I go to bed everyday I do 50 situps for upper abs, 20 side crutches for my obliques, 20 knee raises for my lower abs. But, I try to do different exercises each night. Like one night is all about abs and the next night is all about legs. I'm doing everything right but I'm not getting the results wanted. HELPP!!
Avatar n tn re working or why -- exercise can be for fun, for health, for losing weight, for getting oversized muscles, for performance in a sport -- so your entire workout would go a long way to answering this question. I personally don't think it matters much unless, say, you have a bad lower back, in which case you might want to wait to do abs for last so you can then ease up the stress on the lower back.
1292438 tn?1276120904 Im just wondering.. what are the best work outs for abs/lower body? i'm already pretty fit and im a soccer player. i play competively and im just wondering what the best work outs are for abs and legs?
Avatar n tn I used to compete as both a bodybuilder and also as a national level power lifter - there really is only one thing that brings out abs - strict diet and cardio. All the crunches and sit ups in the world will not help. I recommend following a high protein low carb diet for 16 weeks along with a 30 minute cardio routine (running is best) at least 4 times a week - also continue with weightlifting as the promotion of muscle tissue assists with keeping the metabolism strong. Best of Luck.
Avatar f tn Standing hold a dumbbell by your left side with your feet close together. Bend your torso to the left to lower the weight along the side of your leg and then to the right to lift the weight. Continue this movement pattern for at least 12 repetitions, then switch sides. Put on ankle weights and hold a dumbbell in each hand, then lie face down on the floor with your arms extended forward.
4763883 tn?1359415784 Hey everyone~ I'm a 17 year old girl, and I've tried tons of diets. Currently, I'm just eating healthy, raw foods, and doing cardio. (700 calories running on my incline trainer every day) But I'm skinny.. It's only a little belly lump that's bothering me. The little lower belly lump. So apparently I'm supposed to do crunches, and excersises that focus on the lower abs- but I've never done this stuff. Anyone have any tips?
Avatar m tn Also before all these symptoms came i have lost about 10-15 lbs and ive never been this low in weight in a very long time so i was thinking maybe i got thinner so it has something do to wit it? i dont know please can someone help me. I am thinking maybe its prostatitus, UTI?
Avatar f tn Back in December I started a weight loss program through diet and exercise. To start I was 140 lbs, now I am 113 lbs. I'm 23 years old, female, petite, small frame and short. I'm only 5 feet 2 inches. I've done a great job eating right and exercising. I've been able to tone up my arms and legs through weight training/brisk walking. My stomach is definitely smaller, toned a little bit, however, I still have lower abdominal fat. Often called the "lower belly pooch".
2053729 tn?1330435506 According to what I have researched, my BMR is 2485 and I eat about 1800 calories a day, so I should be losing weight just being me. Add in the approximate 2000 calories I burn with my exercise and I should be melting into a puddle! We do a lot of weights, pilates, abs, pushups, strength bands and squats at my aerobics class so I know my body is changing. Does anyone know what I am doing wrong? I have had my thyroid checked in the last 4 months and it was "normal".
Avatar m tn I agree with louise. try some workout and lose overall weight may result in losing face fat.
Avatar f tn You can still work your major muscle groups by doing body-weight exercises that don’t require weights, a bench or any other tools. In the long run, it’s better to vary your workouts by mixing in exercises that require equipment. But if you’re stuck at home or you just want to change up your routine, you can strengthen your muscles by using your body weight as resistance. Warm up before your body-weight exercise routine with five to 10 minutes of brisk walking or light jogging.
Avatar n tn The stabilizing muscles in your abs, upper and lower back, and shoulders work harder than they would in a traditional plank. Anti-Rotation Crunch Attach a rope to the low pulley of a cable station and lie on your back alongside the stack. With both hands, hold the rope in front of your chest. Perform a crunch, arms locked, and don't let your torso rotate (even though the cable pulls you sideways). Pause, and return to the starting position. Do 15 reps, switch sides, and repeat.
7968140 tn?1406932734 I tend to be losing weight and feeling some pains in my lower and right abdomen, I really do not want to come out as a complaining wife to husband. Anyone experiencing this as well?
Avatar f tn In fact, most crunches work the lower back as hard as they do the abs, and all that twisting can be a strain. Not that anyone knows how to best work the abs, though, as far as I can tell. For six pack abs, quite frankly, most who have them don't get them through exercise -- it's a sure sign of steroid use, since the belly should have some fat. You'll never see agricultural or hunter-gatherer cultures with flat stomachs. Other than this, the above post is right on.
Avatar f tn Hey JessieKaee, I totally agree with Eve about talking to your doctor. I used to take the depo shot. I gained 80lbs in two months and it took over a year for that stuff to leave my system. I have always had issues with birth control and have had to find alternative ways to maintain my safety in that area. Also when it comes to abs... no matter how many crunches you do, you will have trouble seeing all your efforts if you don't change around your diet.
Avatar f tn squats and ab work, but you need to lose weight all over your body to flatten the abs. Plus, you don't want to work the ads a lot. Like once or twice a week for like 10 each time.
Avatar f tn I was recently told I have PCOS and diabeties my husband and I really want a baby but the doc wants me to get my weight down and my a1c lower I was wondering how other people out there have lowered their a1c and lost weight
Avatar f tn ll have to lose weight all over in order to lose the tummy weight. Is the skin you have on your tummy, just lose skin or is there fat under it? If it's just lose skin, it may because your skin stretched during your pregnancy and you might not be able to get rid of that simply by losing weight. Almost any type of work out is good, as long it's something you enjoy and will stick with. Walking is always excellent.
1378094 tn?1278956060 Tuck did a beautiful job saying everything I could think of on the medical end, so I'll address something entirely different: your workout philosophy. There is no such thing as spot reducing. In other words you want to get rid of extra fat around your abdomen so you performed an exercise you weren't ready for and hurt yourself. All the abdominal exercises in the world won't get rid of extra fat in that area.
Avatar n tn And, yes, you WILL gain weight when you start eating more. In fact, you may gain weight for a few weeks, maybe even a month or two. But then, as your metabolism adjusts, you'll start losing again. But you have to have the guts to stick with it. Also, you're young. You're body is growing. Eat more. Seriously!
Avatar n tn Also it is good that you have joined a gym but you should not repeat the same type of exercises everyday. After warm up session, alternate between cardio, abs and other floor exercises in a week and per day concentrate on one particular part of the body. Your physical trainer can help you in this. Swimming, cycling etc are one of the best exercises for weight loss and you can do it regularly. I hope it helps. Take care and regards.
Avatar n tn I have a 2 bulging disc in my lower back and I really need to loose 20lbs and I don't have access to a pool is there other exercises that could help me?
Avatar f tn I didnt gain any weight during my first or second trimester. I started gaining all the weight in my third. 9 weeks to go!
Avatar n tn As far as exercise, get some weights and do some weight training, or do some push-ups. Cardio is not necessary for losing weight. In fact, I believe that running too much can be bad for you. That's a whole other topic of conversation. Stick to high-intensity workouts for shorter periods & you'll be healthier. Also, remember that it's not what you do at the gym that makes you look/feel great, it's what you do at home in the kitchen that counts.