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How to lose belly fat after c-section?

How to lose belly fat after c-section?

Walking: Walking is the best exercise to help tone your abdominal muscles after pregnancy and c-section. Sit-ups will not help. Don't push yourself beyond your limits. Eat healthy! ...Read more

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Dr. James Chappell
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Abdominal Obesity (Definition)

Abdominal obesity is also known as central obesity or central adiposity. It occurs when there is excess fat around the abdomen/ abdominal organs and has been ...Read more


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I started working out everyday for 30-60 min using home workout videos (jillian michaels) what foods help to cut belly fat after c-section im 5'2 118l?

I started working out everyday for 30-60 min using home workout videos (jillian michaels) what foods help to cut belly fat after c-section im 5'2 118l?

Avoid sugars & carbs: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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How to burn belly fat after a c section.?

How to burn belly fat after a c section.?

Diet + exercise: Reducing belly fat, with or without c section, or fat any where in the body requires a long term commitment to caloric restriction and exercise. There is no magic potion to correct it quickly and easily. ...Read more

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Can Garcinia cambogia be used to burn belly fat after a C section by a nursing mum?

Can Garcinia cambogia be used to burn belly fat after a C section by a nursing mum?

There: Is no real good scientific data just good media and sales material on this product that it is of any real value is weight loss ...Read more

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Is it impossible to lose belly fat caused by c section?

Is it impossible to lose belly fat caused by c section?

C-section: Does not cause belly fat. Eating more than you burn off causes belly and all other fat to accumulate. The only way to remove it is by eating less and exercising more. 3500 calories to the pound. Plus you don't get to choose from where you body will break down the fat. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise to get rid of lower belly fat from a c-section?

What is the best exercise to get rid of lower belly fat from a c-section?

Pilates is good: Pilates is a good form of excercise that targets the core muscles. It may help. If you are just recently delivered, make sure you talk to your doctor to see if it is too soon to start working out. Another option is to go to a local health club and get a work out program to help you get back into shape. ...Read more

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Having had 2 bikini c-sections, 1 cystectomy (bikini) and 1 abdominal c-section (10 years ago), how do I lose the lower belly fat?

Having had 2 bikini c-sections, 1 cystectomy (bikini) and 1 abdominal c-section (10 years ago), how do I lose the lower belly fat?

Lose Stubborn Fat: Coolsculpting is a non-surgical body shaping procedure that is ideal for those small bulges of fat that do not go away with diet or exercise. We use coolsculpting to treat many ladies who have given birth and want to lost their post-baby belly with excellent results. ...Read more

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Best way to burn belly fat and tighten muscles from triplets, bedrest and a c-section?

Best way to burn belly fat and tighten muscles from triplets, bedrest and a c-section?

Yoga is great: First, congrats! Wow, what a change in your life and your body. Just about anything will help you get in shape. I particularly like yoga to get back in shape. Many of the positions strengthen the core and it is gentle enough to prevent you from injuring yourself with the sudden onset of exercise after so many months. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to get rid of belly fat after csection?

How to get rid of belly fat after csection?

Belly fat: I strongly recommend you see a dietitian - over time she will help you get rid of belly fat and then enjoy life. ...Read more

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How do I lose belly fat. I'm happy with my thickness. I just want to lose the belly and fat around my mid section. And maybe alil on my thighs.?

How do I lose belly fat. I'm happy with my thickness. I just want to lose the belly and fat around my mid section. And maybe alil on my thighs.?

Weight loss: You can't spot reduce fat, so there is no way (besides surgical liposuction) to target specific areas for weight loss. The best option is a healthy diet and regular exercise to lose weight and as the pounds come off you'll notice a difference in those areas of concern. ...Read more

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How can one lose belly fat after a cesarean section?

How can one lose belly fat after a cesarean section?

Weight loss: If you just had a c-section, you need a few month for the skin to retract, otherwise by losing the baby fat, you'll get in better shape. However, you will still have loose skin and possibly some left over fat that could be suctioned. ...Read more

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Had an ultra sound lower abdomen just below c -section scar and results came back stating the lump I felt was fat. Could this become cancerous?

Had an ultra sound lower abdomen just below c -section scar and results came back stating the lump I felt was fat. Could this become cancerous?

No: There are tumors (sarcomas) which are cancers of connective tissue (which is type of tissue, along with fat, that's under your scar). Lumps under cesraean section scars are usually scars that can take years to dissolve and go away. The chances of this lump under your cesarean become cancer is very very very close to zero. Doctor can inject with steroids if causing you pain, but time will heal. ...Read more

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I had 2 natural births and now had my 3rd child via c-section last year. Since have had trouble losing stomach fat. Suggestions on how to tone again?

I had 2 natural births and now had my 3rd child via c-section last year. Since have had trouble losing stomach fat. Suggestions on how to tone again?

There's no such: Thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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How can I best lose stubborn belly fat?

No selective loss: You cannot preferentially lose fat from one specific area of the body (naturally). However, overall weight loss will contribute to loss over different body areas. Exercise can be used to firm, tone and sculpt. ...Read more

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How can I lose belly fat its very hard!

How can I lose belly fat its very hard!

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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What's to be done about bottom belly fat?

What's to be done about bottom belly fat?

The only: Way to through diet and exercise. It will help lose total body fat; you can't directs it at your belly fat, but you can strengthen the abdominal muscles through directed exercise. It's 3500 calories that you must burn off to lose one pound. Otherwise the only way is liposuction. ...Read more

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What exercises will help reduce belly fat?

What exercises will help reduce belly fat?

Can't target belly: Contrary to popular belief, you cannot do a particular exercise to lose fat in one place. Good hard cardio will raise your metabolism and metabolic requirement, hopefully causing you to lose fat body-wide. And no matter how much exercise you do, you won't lost that belly fat unless you eat an appropriate diet. You can eat your way through any amount of exercise. ...Read more

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Most effective exercise to lose belly fat?

Most effective exercise to lose belly fat?

Any: Exercise in general, coupled w/ diet, helps you lose belly fat. A combo of too much of the wrong kinds of carbs & not enough active muscle tissue is what sets up belly fat. It's added to by age, hormones & stress. Spot reducing exercise can make belly muscles stronger & shapelier, but you won't see them until the calories come down & your other muscles are toned & gobbling up glucose. ...Read more