Please suggest some exercise for tummy.

Many people want to know "what is the best exercise to flatten their tummy?" Well, the answer is simple. There is no one best exercise to flatten your tummy, but there are many exercises that can help win the battle of the bulge. One exercise to get a flat stomach that really works is the leg-up crunch. This exercise is quite simple. Lie flat on the floor and keep your legs on a bed or chair. Ensure that your hips are quite close to the bed. Place your hands at the back of your head and slowly curl up. Hold this position for a few seconds and slowly go down. This exercise is good for your upper abs.

Another stomach abs exercise is the crossover crunch. Lie down on your back. Bend your knees and keep your feet flat on the surface of the floor. Place one ankle on the other knee. Support your head with your hands and slowly rise up and make sure you twist slightly. All the time ensure that your elbows are in the same line as your ears. Repeat this with your other leg as well. Do this exercise on a regular basis if you want a thin waistline. Another exercise to slim your tummy can be done with the hula hoop. To see increased results you should use weighted hula hoops. However, before starting a hula hoop routine, make sure you consult your health care provider as these exercises may not be right for those suffering from back and neck problems.Doing aerobic exercises regularly is a great way to lose weight around your stomach. This exercise to get a flat stomach is really seen to be beneficial in case of women. In addition to doing a particular exercise to slim your tummy, it is recommended that your go in for aerobic activity for 30 minutes at least thrice a week. Here is an exercise that can give you great results if done consistently. Stand straight with both your feet together. Slowly lift one leg and cross it over the other as you are lifting it. Do 10 to 20 counts of this and then get back to the original position. Do the same with your other leg. Doing this exercise regularly will give you the flat stomach you crave for. In addition to doing the best exercise to flatten your tummy, here are some other ways to get a flat stomach fast at home.

  • Walking or jogging for at least 30 minutes daily can help boost your metabolism, and this, in turn, helps burn the fat.
  • Eat at least 6 almonds daily. Consuming almonds is extremely healthy and helps burn fat.
  • Increase your intake of fiber and cut down on your consumption of bad fat. Fiber can be got from leafy green vegetables and fresh fruits. Foods such as pastas, white bread, white rice, and potatoes should be consumed in moderation.
  • Drink about six to eight glasses of water daily. Drinking water not only gives you a full feeling but also helps in digestion.
  • Do not eat anything for about three hours before going to bed. If you do have to eat anything eat some fruit or vegetables. Avoiding eating late can help a great deal.
  • Don't completely deprive yourself of the foods you love. If you completely stop eating your favorite foods, chances are that you may go back to your earlier unhealthy eating habits.
  • Avoid whole milk and drink skim milk instead. Cut out on your intake of dairy as these products could cause gas and bloating.
  • Eat five small meals instead of two to three large meals to avoid the bloated feeling.

answered by G M

Traditionally, people would say run and do cardio exercises, but that is only so good. Sit ups work the lower portion of the abdominal muscles and the hip flexors. Crunches work the top and the middle. A combination of crunches and sit ups starting in the full upright position, going half way down and then back up ten times, then starting laying flat on the ground and doing crunches that take you half way up in series will do more than just one or the other.

Also, laying on the floor, face down, with your hands straight in front of you like you would if you were going to dive in to water, and then raising yourself (keeping your legs flat) up using your back muscles will strengthen your lower back and glutes, which will help pull your sides into proper form. This will increase the over all structure of your mid section, front, back, and sides to give you a more shapely appearance. Also take into account proper diet of protein and carbohydrates. Be sure to drink plenty of water. In combination with long walks or swimming this will greatly increase your body's production of lean muscle, which aids in burning.

answered by R P

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