You can't spot reduce fat. THe only thing to do is to work on burning/losing it, and your body decides where it will come from. For me, my belly is stubbornly hanging on. I've lost 37 pounds and dropped 4, almost 5 sizes from a 12-ish to a 6, 4 in some items. But, my belly is still hanging around. I figure/hope the last 10-15 pounds will come from there.
To work the muscles, try doing a different variety of ab workouts to get them back into shape. Make sure to work the lower as well as regular crunches. I like reverse crunches a lot. Pilates and Yoga have some very good core moves as well. You may want to check out a class or video or maybe work with a trainer for a few sessions to get some ideas.
I am 5'4". Starting Weight (4.6.11) 164.6 First Goal 130 - Reached September 2011 Lowest weight: 116 Gained back 40 or so pounds and now getting back to it.
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I have always struggled with getting rid of my "mommy belly" I am very active and work out with my husband all the time but I can not get my lower abs under control.. any suggestions for work outs??
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