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Hey Rusty Angel, you said you do your sit-ups with a 5lb weight.. where do you put the weight? is it a plate you put on your stomach? Do tell more! I'd like to adopt any practice that will get rid of the belly fat! I'm doing cardio daily and I think I've seen a little bit of a budge.
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84 6/7/11 10:45 A
Love it Trish! Thanks for the reminder!
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84 6/7/11 10:42 A
Keep us posted, I'd like to buy that book if it works! Thanks!
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4,054 6/7/11 10:29 A
I just bought a book from Prevention "Shrink Your Belly. Hope it works.
I have three children, no c-section, and it seems the belly is the last to go. People think I am too thin and shouldn't lose any more weight, but I still and trying to lose that last inch around my waist. I know they said you can't target the weight loss, but I am trying to do more crunches so that it will tone that area more. Hope it works. For sure, don't give up on being healthy if one part of you is not getting in line with the program! I feel so much better overall since I have been at a healthy weight. Keep on truckin'!
This is one of the many things that terrifies me of having kids. I hope it works for you, but my mom after having 2 kids naturally always had a flap of skin from us. Every body is different, so this many not be the case for you, but even at 90 pounds, that flap was still there. I've told my better half that after children, I'm losing the baby weight and getting everything sucked and tucked. We'll see how it actually plays out, but that's my plan.
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My bell fat is two part, 1st because of fibros in my uterus, I look several months pregnant. 2nd my fat roll from previous babies is changing. It is now longer and goes all the way to my hips and it is not as thick.
Of course only I can see, unless I want to walk around naked. So the weight has shifted. I am hoping that it will continue to become smaller.
Thank You ,I recently gave up but now i am back to my exercises i stopped doing my Treadmill when I heard my belly fat would not go away I was 30lbs lighter then ,I stopped and gained my weight .Now i can only walk 10 min.on my treadmill and I sweat hard But I will keep it up now Thanks ...
I have finally succumbed to the fact that the only way I can burn off MY belly..is to do cardio like an animal and cut calories hence burning fat. My legs are like ROCKS....I walk so much. I just wish the rest of me would/could follow suit. I am getting married in July (round 2) and wanted to lose 10 lbs by then so that my gown will be a TEENSY bit less tight..and I am well on my way after just a couple of days of rigorous walking, water drinking and calorie counting. After that I hope to continue on, losing 40 more pounds.
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7,422 5/15/10 10:53 P
There really is no way for that statement to be 100% accurate or 100% false... everyone's body is different. It might take some time, but keep up the good work. It may be difficult at first to resume workouts due to the procedure and the slow process of repairing your muscles. The only case that I can think of is if your belly stretched quite a bit during pregnancy & lost some of its elasticity, leaving you with some unwanted excess skin.
It may help you to feel more confident and patient with your progress if you remind yourself the amazing task that your body has endured with you when you look in the mirror with a critical eye; it has been through a lot and produced a miracle!
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I've had a c section and an abdonimal hysterectomy, so by gosh, I hope my belly will go down!
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so I have had a c-section my son is 14 months old and I just stopped B-feeding about a month ago. then I started working on myself reducing my calories and walking with some strength training and have lost 11 pounds . is it possible to get rid of the bell flap after having a c-section? any suggestions?
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Glad to hear that it should eventually whittle down. I have the same problem, the little spare tire or the muffin top when wearing pants. I also have 2 kids, but no c-section. I certainly don't have expectations of my pre-preg. days nor of a 6-pack, but would be so happy with some flattening and definiton. I've been at it for 4 mos. and I'll just keep working away!
I did tons of sit-ups, over 100 each night, for several months with no results. Then I started doing my sit-ups with a 5 lb. weight. I started seeing more definition in just a week. I don't have a 6 pack, but I'm not ashamed of my belly. I hope to get to a 10 lb. weight soon and see more changes. Cardio also makes a HUGE difference. If I keep up my cardio then I loose weight. I skip cardio and focus on weights only then I get definition, but the fat comes back. I'm still trying to figure how to fit both cardio and strength training into my life at the same time.
All I can say is take a look at the motivational and success pages,some of these people have lost over 130 lbs, and they don't look like they have a big belly anymore...That was proof enough for me, to continue to be motivated!
I've been considering a tummy tuck...I'm not looking for a washboard stomach but I would like to "see my girl" again. My husband tells me all the time that she's still there...I'd like to see for myself LMBO
This must be the C-section...section The belly is the biggest problem for me. I had 2 C-sectons with 2 pregnancies. It is getting down tho, little by little. Can't wait to wear jeans and shirt tucked in again with no bulge...
Hi, I didn't have c-sections, but had 4 pregnancies. My experience wiht weight loss (I lost 100 pounds) has been that the belly is the last to go. This might not be the same for everyone. They say the first place you tend to gain is usually the last fat you lose once you get very close to ideal weight. That is the tummy area for me.
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The fat itself can certainly go down, but with c-sections (especially several,) the muscles dont go back to the same "shape." So it is hard to achieve the 6-pack look.
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