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Doctor insights on: Easy Flat Tummy Exercises

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Will toning my stomach (pushups, situps, pullups, etc.) help my stretch marks?

Will toning my stomach (pushups, situps, pullups, etc.) help my stretch marks?

Nothing: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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Can crunches and planks help me with flat tummy ?

Can crunches and planks help me with flat tummy ?

Of course: There are numerous exercise programs to develop your abs available on the www. Google it. ...Read more

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Do core exercises flatten your stomach?

Do core exercises flatten your stomach?

Remember: Your eating habits have a stronger effect on your "six pack" then abdominal exercises alone, as the "flatness" comes from have limited superficial body fat. So while exercises can help some element of tone, weight control has more of an effect. ...Read more

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Do core exercises flatten your stomach?

Do core exercises flatten your stomach?

Yes: If you do them right and you are not fat. Setups both straight and obliques help a lot. Enjoy your six pack. ...Read more

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Can doing sit ups get a flat stomach?

Can doing sit ups get a flat stomach?

Not alone: For a flat abdomen 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 (i.e., running, swimming, nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.). ...Read more

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What exercises flatten my stomach quickly?

What exercises flatten my stomach quickly?

None!: It takes a good diet, regular "cardio" and resistance training, and often some weight loss to flatten your stomach. Beware of all the media that promise you miracles if you take certain vitamins or go on special diets. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do to lose weight, tone my body, make curves, flat stomach, smaller thighs and butt?

What exercises can I do to lose weight, tone my body, make curves, flat stomach, smaller thighs and butt?

Cardio Mix: If you adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Can the tummy tuck belt really work?

Can the tummy tuck belt really work?

Not likely: In all probability, all this belt does is help to make you more self conscious of the core muscles by promoting abdominal muscle tone which have secondary benefits of i proving your abdominal appearance without reducing loose skin. ...Read more

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Does a tummy belt help in toning tummy post pregnancy?

Does a tummy belt help in toning tummy post pregnancy?

No, not a good idea: Actually the opposite is true. Although you may feel and look thinner while wearing a tummy belt, wearing the belt regularly will weaken the underlying muscles, resulting in lose of muscle tone. On physical examination, older women who wore girdles for years stomachs protrude due to weakness of abdominal muscles. It is far better to strengthen the muscles through exercise. ...Read more

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Do sit ups help in toning butt and decreasing tummy fat?

Do sit ups help in toning butt and decreasing tummy fat?

abdominal ex.: Sit-ups work your abdominal muscles and hip flexors predominately.They may increase your abdominal muscle tone if you do them consistently.They are not an exercise for the'butt muscles'. ...Read more

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Will a tummy tuck help me get rid of stretch marks and loose skin?

Will a tummy tuck help me get rid of stretch marks and loose skin?

Yes: Your stretch marks and loose skin will be removed if they are are in the part of your abdominal skin that is removed as part of your tummy tuck. Typically this is the skin between your belly buttom and pubic area. ...Read more

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Do tummy tuck belts actually work?

Do tummy tuck belts actually work?

No: It's a compression garment. It hides fat while you're wearing it. The minute you take it off everything is the same. It will not alter the appearance of your abdomen at all. ...Read more

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Will a mini tummy tuck remove stretch marks?

Will a mini tummy tuck remove stretch marks?

Yes but limited: Stretch marks located on the lower half of your bebelow rom 4 inches below the umbilicus to the pubic hair line will be removed. ...Read more

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Is 40 push ups, 125 crunches 25 sit ups 5 planks and 25 leglifts before i sleep a good workout?

Is 40 push ups, 125 crunches 25 sit ups 5 planks and 25 leglifts before i sleep a good workout?

That is awesome: But any vigorous exercise should be finished at least several hours before sleep. Too much stimulation can make it difficult to fall asleep. ...Read more

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Large hernia above belly button. Surgery refused. Can push some in so tummy is flat,I stand it returns straight away,can exercise help me look normal?

Large hernia above belly button. Surgery refused. Can push some in so tummy is flat,I stand it returns straight away,can exercise help me look normal?

Several factors: There are hernias and there are conditions of weakened muscles such as rectus diasti. Depending on your muscle tone, weight, body habitus etc. you may be able to do some toning that will help, but often if very large, surgery may be needed. Not sure if the surgeon refused or you the patient? Best to see the surgeon and get recommendations on how to treat best. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do core exercises and overall health exercises like walking and biking help you get rid of a belly pouch. Its this little pouch under my belly button.?

Do core exercises and overall health exercises like walking and biking help you get rid of a belly pouch. Its this little pouch under my belly button.?

Eat less; & exercise: To help the tummy look flatter, one can do exercises to build very strong abdominal muscles. It will take a lot of work, and will burn off calories. One must not eat more calories than he burns off, or he cannot lose weight. Helpful weight loss foods are natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (without salad dressing). ...Read more

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What's the best way to lose excess tummy fat, which exercise: I am doing sit ups and stomach crunches?

What's the best way to lose excess tummy fat, which exercise: I am doing sit ups and stomach crunches?

Abdominal exercise: While sit-ups can increase abdominal muscle mass they will only minimially help you loose stomach fat, if any. To loose adipose tissue work on a cardio mix (walking, running, biking, swimming, circuit training, etc - mix it up). Keep in mind that you can not target one specific area of the body to loose weight, and over time the adipose will decrease in many areas of your body (stomach included). ...Read more

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