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Do bridges and planks instead of crunches to get rid of belly fat.
Doing crunches and other ab strengthening activities can sometimes make it look as though your waist is getting bigger, because it is. Muscle is growing beneath the fat, to get rid of the fat use exercises that tighten rather than crunch.
As you lose weight, get rid of the "fat clothes," the clothes that have become too big on you, and never turn back.
Make a pact with yourself never to buy bigger clothes again. Unless you simply want to keep one item for nice "proof" photos of your former self. This is a huge motivating factor for me to keep my weight where it is, and not allow myself to backtrack. It's my "no-turning-back" policy
My new trick for NOT testing my baking too much is...I watch a weight loss show while I'm busy in the kitchen. I had to make a wedding cake yesterday and while I was icing it I was watching 'Last 10 pounds Boot Camp'. That stopped me from licking my fingers and the bowl too much!! 475344
I've worked too hard to get rid of the excess fat...don't want it back!
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