What is the Best exercise for stomach flab?

ChrissypaSeptember 20, 2002

Hi, I've lost 103 pounds and only exercised like 2 times a week. I started at 234 and am now 131. I am 4'11 inches tall. Now I have lots of flab on my stomach and upper legs. What is the best excercise to get this off? Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks! Chrissy

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The bad news is spot reducing does not work. Check with Dr. Dean Adel. Since tennis players exercise one arm more then the other, but thier playing arm does not grow thinner then the other arm. Only liposuction can spot reduce.

    Bookmark   September 20, 2002 at 2:40PM
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Pilates! Check around for classes, or see if Blockbuster has some videos you can rent. It really works.

    Bookmark   September 21, 2002 at 8:17AM
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Congratulations on your weight loss.
Chrissy ,what type of exercise helped you to lose the weight?

    Bookmark   September 21, 2002 at 10:53AM
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Wow! You are my hero. I am looking at 100 lbs that need to leave. Please pass on any advice to me!

    Bookmark   September 26, 2002 at 5:39PM
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A lot of that flab is just excess skin that you no longer need. Time will take care of some of it, otherwise, surgery is the only way to go. It is not like muscle tissue in that exercise will help.

You don't say how long it has been since you lost all that weight, but be patient and keep exercising so that the muscles beneath all that skin will be in great shape. Then when the skin shrinks as much as possible, you will look even better.

    Bookmark   October 1, 2002 at 2:20PM
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I don't know about all that loose skin, but what keeps my stomach toned are various toning exercises that I do daily with one of those ab balls. There are many different ones you can do that work the different muscles in your abs.

Congratulations on all your hard work! 100 pounds is quite an accomplishment!

    Bookmark   October 6, 2002 at 4:26AM
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