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How To Get A Flat Tummy After Baby
Possibly: There are many variables involved when it comes to the appearance of the abdominal wall women will “achieve” after pregnancy. Generally, it is possible to achieve a flat abdominal wall without surgery for some patients; for others, despite best efforts, issues such as abdominal wall laxity and/or loss of skin elasticity, do not allow for ideal aesthetics without tummy tuck surgery. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
How about 15 weeks?: One can't target weight loss from a specific part of the body, but losing weight in general will help. One needs to burn more calories than he consumes. Watch your diet - eat healthily, cut out junk food, and exercise several times a week. If your stomach is what you're unhappy with, tone up the muscles. Sit-ups are a good way to start. Anything that works the abdominal muscles will add tone. ...Read more
Very unlikely: 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
How to get rid of a sagging tummy and a tire after childbirth; have to be swimsuit ready in 4 months?
Low Carb High Fat: Aerobic exercise is far overrated and in fact for women is very detrimental. When hr is up, brain thinks life threatening problem and releases cortisol and adrenaline as stress response. This makes your belly fatter. Resistance training is the metabolically positive modality. Read two books.... Slo burn fitness revolution, hahn & why we get fat and what to do about it, taubes. ...Read more
Will I have a flat belly if i get a mini tummy tuck? Will a mini tummy tuck give me a perfectly flat belly without having to do crunches?
Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. Being overweight can increase ur risk of hypertension, diabetes, sleep apnea. ...Read more
6 months: Returning close to a pre-pregnancy and maintainable weight is important before undergoing a tummy tuck. Some women bounce back quickly in this area after a pregnancy and others take longer. My average weighting period is six months after birth but this is a general guideline only. Good luck with the new baby! ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
Tone// weight loss: For flat abdomen eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's: 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes/no and yes: It will not repair stretch marks that are not included in the skin that is removed. And yes, you can get pregnant but it will undo some of your tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). So, maybe finish with having children before this surgery? (Some surgeons require that before they will do this surgery). Be well! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i climb stairs after a tummy tuck? How soon after a tummy tuck will i be able to climb the stairs to my house?
Today : Today most plastic surgeons encourage early ambulation with the tummy tuck procedure. We ceratinly advise our patients to walk around the house upon discharge and if they desire, they may go up and down stairs (with assistance initially) cautiously and slowly. It is important to limit the actual abdominal muscle activity after this surgery for at least several days and sleeping in a recliner (easy to get in and out of) is recommended to our patients. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Tone, general health: There are no specif exercises to reduce the stretch to the skin and soft tissues that occur during pregnancy. A women's ability to get back to her pre-baby shape is likely related to how fit she was before pregnancy, the amount of weight gain, genetics, and time. Breast feeding and cardiovascular exercise both consume many calories that can help with overall wt loss. Abd exercise tones muscle, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nope.: A "postpartum potbelly" is usually the result of laxity of the abdominal wall and separation of the rectus abdominus muscles after pregnancy and childbirth. The treatment is an abdominoplasty, in which the muscles are repositioned in the midline and excess skin and fat is removed. This should only be undertaken when you are finished having children. The scar has nothing to do with it. ...Read more
Can't predict that. : Your total body fat- plays a major role here. Exercise alone will not normally give you flat abs. 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 ...Read more
No quick answers.: For flatter abdomen eat healthy ; get physically active. Calories burned > calories consumed. To tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on 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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