Whenever you’re on a diet, the one place most people want to lose fat from is the stomach/abdominal area. This isn't easy at all but with a few simple methods it is possible.
Before any change to your lifestyle always consult a GP first
The first place to start is your diet. This doesn't mean that you have to follow Atkins or Weight Watchers. You can watch what you eat very simply yourself.
Look at your portion size. Do you really need everything you have on your plate to give your body the energy it needs to function during a day? Think about it sensibly and try to stick to less than the recommended daily intake, especially if you’re trying to lose weight. Limit heavy foods The one part of meals which makes you put on weight around your lumbar region is stodgy food - Foods you take in late at night don't burn off when you're sleeping. Food intake tips Try to stick to the following: - Have a carbohydrate based breakfast to give your body the energy for the day ahead. - Then have a protein and carbohydrate based lunch followed by a protein dinner with no white carbohydrates. That means no potatoes, pasta, white or brown rice, bread etc. - Most importantly though, kick all the snacks into touch. No more crisps or sweets and especially no more fizzy based drinks. The sugar in them is astronomical and drinking those excessively will only help you to put on weight.
The next step towards trying to lose the abdominal fat is exercise. You really need to look at incorporating some sort of fitness regime into your daily routine.
It's always best speaking to a professional at your gym to find the best thing to suit your body type but it should consist of cardiovascular exercises such as inclined walking, biking, rowing or cross training and also resistance work. By doing these, you are either using specific resistance machines or very low weights but still lifting a number of high repertories a fair few times. How to lose belly fat In addition to all of the above, you need to begin adding in core work as well. This will help you to flatten your stomach. Tips - Crunches are an excellent exercise which will help build your mid abdominals. - Bridges will also help to increase your back strength. There are plenty of exercises you can try, so speak to someone at your local health centre or gym. Note The most important thing is dedication - don't expect immediate results. It will improve over time.