The summer season is coming near and if till now you were busy with renewing your wardrobe, you should prepare your body for what is coming as well. This is the perfect time to take care of your BAS if you plan to go to the seaside, and not only.
There is no general method to keep the abs under control but one does have a remedy. Anyhow, there are various types of belly fat and this is the first step to make in order to adapt the proper diet and exercise – to know what type of belly fat you posess. There are five types and each need a different approach.
The double belly – this is a type of belly that appears to those people that stay long hours at the office. Moreover, people that have this type of belly are crazy for sweets. It is made due to the fact that one eats many carbs and lacks exercises. This is why usually it is accompanied by fat on the hips and legs. It is the easiest form of belly fat that one can recover fast.
How can one get rid of it? First of all one has to give up alcohol. Why is that? Alcohol means pure sugar that is deposited right on the abs as the fat burning is stopped until the entire alcohol quantity is processed by the body. Eat well and move more. Avoid the so called diet food as many times they are made of chemicals such as refined sugar and other conserves that are made to give them taste. Give up counting the calories in the favor of some healthy food that will predominantly entail fresh unprocessed food. Start your day with eggs and smoked salmon or even grilled chicken and vegetables. If you have the tendency to reward yourself with a piece of chocolate or greet the bad news with a cake or ice-cream, remember that being happy in your own body is what you wish for.
The stress belly – this belly appears at those persons that are ambitious and perfectionists. Usually those persons have also digestive problems, such as an irritable colon that causes gases and make the abs look worse. It is easily to return to your normal shape as the fat is localized in the navel area. When one is stressed, one produces cortisol, a hormone that encourages the body to accumulate fat around one’s stomach. This leads to a quiet a harsh belly profile.
The main reasons that cause this belly are skipping over meals, over soliciting the nervous system with too much caffeine and the fast food. Therefore start by changing your lifestyle. Get to bed earlier.
Going to bed late slows the production of a hormone that settles the metabolism right. Fight tiredness and stress through a deep breath, meditation and long baths before going to sleep. Do not drink more than two cups of coffee per day. Do not overdo with exercises. The most indicated s to make long walks, yoga or heavy lifting. Chamomile tea will help as well.
The down belly – usually appears to very busy Mums or to those women that have an over demanding career. Usually it appears due to one’s daily routine at home or at gym. Variety is the key if you confront yourself with this type of belly. Consume a lot of fiber and green leafy vegetables, oat, full grains that are excellent natural sources of fibers. One should not forget to drink lots of water and eat easy to digest food – such as chicken, vegetables or fish.
The Mummy belly – this usually appears to those women that have recently given birth. It lasts almost 6 weeks for the uterus to recover as it used to be. Therefore, one should not over stress over it. After you do have permission to do something about it, start doing light abs exercises and some to strengthen the pelvic muscles. Consume just the good fats that one can find in peanuts, oil and olives. The Kegel exercises are as well a good solution.
The ballooned belly – many women have a flat stomach in the morning and it gets more and more ballooned as the day passes. This type of belly appears due to a bad diet or the intolerance at some food types. If one constantly eats the same things, it is possible one does not realize what is the cause. Try the variety if this is the case. The gluten products as well as the dairy products are mainly responsible in these situations.
Eat more at breakfast time and less at dinner. This can also be a sign of a unbalanced intestinal flora. Start consuming more natural probiotics – such as onion, garlic, kale.
Take care of your body as it represents you.