Abdominal flabbiness: causes and simple exercises to fight it

The abdomen is one of the areas that accumulates the most fat, which makes it one of the most difficult areas to tone up. However, it is not an impossible task.

In the first place, in order to fight against the sagging belly, it is important that you know why it is caused. Here we tell you what you should know.

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Causes of abdominal flaccidity

The reality is that the causes can be many, but here we share some of the most common. Have them present and try to control what you can if you are looking for a more toned abdomen.

  • Bad posture
  • Sudden loss of weight
  • Sedentary
  • Overweight
  • Menopause
  • Postpartum
  • Bad nutrition
  • Sun exposure
  • Stress and anxiety

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ANDpullovers to combat abdominal sagging

1. Irons

The plates are excellent for working the abdomen: They strengthen the area, help to fight back pain, correct the posture and help to reaffirm areas with flaccidity.

To start, you should lie face down on a mat. Keep your legs straight and slightly separated at all times. Now support the forearms and raise the body forming a straight line and parallel with the ground.

Your only points of contact with the ground will be the tips of your feet and forearms. It is important that at all times keep your abdomen well contracted and your back straight.

2. Leg lifts

Practicing this exercise will not only tone your abdomen, but also help you have a better stability, strength and to control the back pains.

Doing it is very simple: you should lie on your back and elevate your legs until you form a 90 ° angle with your body. Then, just drop them and start again.

3. Oblique Crunch

Specialists recommend these exercises to strengthen and give definition to the lateral part ofl abdomen. It is advisable that when making them Stretches your neck, but what colloquyIt is your hands behind your ears to avoid injuring him.

Lie on the floor, with your legs flexed and resting on the right side. Place your left hand on the nape of the neck and raise yourself diagonally to your knees.

4. Bicycle

It is proven thatThis exercise helps toThe abdomen is medium and low. To start, you should lie on the floor on your back, raise your legs flexed to 90 ° and start pedaling as if you were riding an imaginary bicycle.

make circles complete in the air for maximum effectiveness. A more complex and very effective version is the boxer's bicycle, in whichebes Touch your knees with your elbows while doing bicycle work.

5. Basic abdominals

They are the best known and serves to work the upper abdomen. Add them to your daily routine!

As you know, you should lie on your back on the mat, with your legs bent and your hands on the back of your neck or crossed over your chest. To do the exercise you should incorporate slightly, contracting the abdomen. Inhale when going down and exhale when going up.

Will you start practicing these exercises?

Important: it should be clarified that Bioguia does not give medical advice or prescribe the use of techniques as a form of treatment for physical or mental problems without the advice of a doctor, either directly or indirectly. In the case of applying for this purpose any information on this site, Bioguia does not assume responsibility for these acts. The intention of the site is only to offer information of a general nature to help in the search of development and personal growth.


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