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b. Cross your arms over your chest and roll your head and shoulders forward toward your chest.
c. Gently and slowly lean back, keeping your head and shoulders tucked. Continue until you begin to feel your stomach muscles contracting.
d. Then try to lean back just a bit more if you can and hold that position until your muscles start shaking. Try to hold this position with your muscles shaking for five seconds, then ease back to upright sitting position.
e. Repeat in a few seconds.
4. Reduce Chewing Exercises - yes, as in jaw muscles used for excessive chewing as in overeating. Reducing overeating or exercising those jaw muscles less may be necessary to have great female abs. No one can see great female abs if they are covered with body fat! Having great female abs may require losing some body fat. Losing body fat means:
a. Cardio exercise on a regular basis - getting heartbeat up with fun whole-body workouts several times a week.
b. Healthy eating habits - eating healthy foods, eliminating sodas/junk food and taking in fewer calories than you burn each day.
c. Besides flat tummy exercises, strength training for whole body - any muscle tissue you add will burn extra calories 24/7.
Besides looking great, having great female abs is about good health. Visually and physically, midsection is center of body and foundation of strength. Weak abdominals leave a woman weaker looking and vulnerable to lower back pain. At first, goal is to build up basic strength in female abs area with flat tummy exercises. And remember, always check with your health care provider before starting any exercise program. Start out slowly and gradually build up your strength and repetitions.
For great abs and good health, ideal is to reduce body fat down to no lower than 15-20% for women. Sometimes, doing flat tummy exercises is EASY part, losing excess body fat is TOUGH part. Eat right, exercise right. It may take time, just do not give up on your dream of having those great female abs.
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