Tummy fat or visceral fat is known as fat around the waist area and is usually a symptom of an unhealthy gut as a result of incorrect diet and not an adequate amount of exercising.
Men are usually susceptible to the colloquial term “pot belly” or “beer belly” which is not as common to women, as men genetically store additional fat in this area compared to women do.
There are simple and effective ways of strengthening the tummy area also known as the core area physically, without exercising and internally which can contribute to the healthy elimination of abdominal fat:
Slouching causes an unhealthy gut as incorrect posture allows pressure in the abdomen area and this pressure can cause acid reflux, improper digestion and heartburn.
By simply correcting your posture – you aid in the natural digestive process thus metabolizing food is easier for your body.
- Waist Trainer
Whilst a healthy posture can aid in contracting and activating core muscles – a waist trainer is additionally effective with this. A waist trainer allows you to be aware of your abdominal muscles and assists with a better posture. Regular use of a waist trainer helps builds definition of muscle over time. Use a waist trainer during the day, not when you eat or sleep, once you are used to it – you will find that you automatically contract your abdominal muscles and don’t require to wear a waist trainer.
- Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple Cider Vinegar is said to melt away visceral fat whilst maintaining optimum probiotic strains in your gut. People with a healthy gut flora are less likely to have fat around the tummy area.
- Aiding The Digestive Process
Breaking down food properly is essential for no extra fats to be stored around your body – this begins with chewing your food correctly. Never rush a meal and ensure you chew each mouthful at least thirty times.
- Body Brushing
Fat around the midsection is additionally linked to bad circulation and body brushing for three to five minutes around the abdominal area activates circulation to a certain degree.
- Hot Shaper
Much like a waist trainer, a hot shaper is used when working out to shed a few extra centimeters around the waist area by using heat from the body activated by the material of the hot shaper.
- Negative Calorie Foods
These foods take more calories to digest than consumed, thereby no body fat is sorted when consuming these foods. A list of negative calorie foods include: apples, apricots, beetroot, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, celery, cranberries, cress, cucumber, fennel, garlic, grapefruit, green beans, kale, leek, lemon, lettuce, mango, onion, orange, peppers, pineapple, plum, raspberries, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes, watermelon.
A healthy gut is key to eliminating tummy fat – ensure that you include a daily probiotic supplement to assist your gut in maintaining a healthy gut flora.
- Green Tea
Studies claim that drinking two to three cups of green tea a day can assist with getting rid of tummy fat due to green tea extract – it’s definitely worth a try.
- An Apple A Day
An apple is also a negative calorie food and you’ve probably heard the term – an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Well, an apple a day keeps the weight away, studies have shown those who eat an apple a day do not gain weight as they get older and maintain a healthy weight and metabolism rate.
Having a flatter tummy is physically appealing, but more importantly a trim waist is linked to a healthy functioning body whilst a bulky waist is cause for concern and is linked to unhealthy weight gain and can lead to serious health conditions such as blocked arteries and heart complications.
Therefore, ensuring you are breaking down fats and not storing it around the waist area is important for one’s overall health.
Whilst the above will assist with obtaining a stronger, healthier core; however if combined with exercise – results will be optimum.