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How can I reduce my tummy?

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How to reduce tummy ?
Posted Sun, 22 Jul 2012 in Weight Loss
Answered by Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani 1 hour later

Thanks for your query.

You have not mentioned your weight so that I cannot presume that this is due to overweight or not.

As you had caesarean section delivery, you have to rule out incisional hernia as it is very likely because in hernia that part of tummy bulges out.

If there is collection of fat in the tummy, it requires demobilization of fat from that area.

Go for recti muscle abdominal exercise. This you can do by these ways.

1, Lie in the position where your back touches on the ground. Raise your one leg straight until you can near the chest. Keep it for some time and bring it down.
Do with another leg and then raise your both the legs.
Do this exercise for ten minutes in the morning and evening.

2, Now lie in the position where your abdomen and chest touches on the ground.
Raise your both the legs straight and head upwards making bow type appearance.
Keep this position for some time and then bring it down.
Do these exercise 10 mins in the morning and in the evening.

3, In this exercise lie in the position where your back touches on the ground.
Raise your leg with knees bent, pull your umbilicus inside, pull your pelvic floor up, and shoulders up so that your shoulder, butt and knee come in straight line, keep it for 10 seconds and then relax.
Do this exercise 10 min in the morning and in the evening.

Above all, exercise cut down fat and carbohydrate in the diet.

Take more XXXXXXX veggies and salads.

Hope, I answered your query. If you have further query or clarification, please ask.

I will be happy to help.

Dr. Ramesh.
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