Are you having a hard time trying to fit into the dress you bought last year? Is Pooch Fat giving you trouble? If the answer is yes, then you may want to implement some changes in your lifestyle to address it. Pooch Fat can result in negative effects to your health if it is not addressed at the right time. For sure, belly fat does not look good on you aesthetically. But the more important reason for you to address it is its long-term effect to your health.
Whether you blame it on aging, genetics, hormones or leading an unhealthy lifestyle, there’s nothing cute about a belly pooch. That protrusion in the lower abdomen often plagues women and is hard, but not impossible, to get rid of. The right exercises can help slim down and tighten your lower stomach. As long as you’re consistent and determined, you can soon say “goodbye” to that belly pooch.
The best way to lose Pooch Fat is exercising. If you are really serious about losing weight, you may need to put in an hour of exercise in your everyday routine to target and reduce belly fat. There are some great fat burning ab-exercises and in our article we’ll show you 8 simple exercises you can do at home and reduce your belly Pooch Fat naturally.
Causes of Pooch Fat :
- Poor Metabolism
- Over Eating
- Dining Late At Night
- Hormonal Changes
- Poor Sitting Posture
- Sagging Muscles
- Sedentary Lifestyle
- Drinking Alcohol
- Immediate Sleep After Meals
Effective Exercises to Reduce Pooch Fat:
1. Criss-Cross Lift and Switch:
- Lie on your back with your arms by your sides.
- Extend both legs straight up to the ceiling, crossing your right leg over your left, toes pointed.
- Brace your abs in tight, inhale, and lower your legs about 45 degrees.
- As you exhale, bring your legs back into your body and lift your legs overhead on an angle (as if aiming to where the wall meets the ceiling behind you), lifting your hips and back off the floor, pressing down with your arms for support.
- Pause for 1 count, and then slowly roll through your spine to lower your hips and bring your legs back to the starting position.
- That’s one rep. Do up to 3 sets of 10 repetitions.
2. Captain’s Chair:
- Sit on the chair with your spine straight and shoulders relaxed.
- Keep both hands beside you with your palms by the side of your hips, facing downward.
- Inhale deeply.
- As you exhale, bring both your legs upwards such that your knees are close to your chest. Hold for five seconds. Don’t bend forward and arch your back.
- Bring down your legs slowly and repeat.