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3 Best Exercises to Flatten Your Stomach

After having three beautiful babies, the  BIGGEST problem area in my body was my stomach. I hated the pouch and muffin top that was left after having the kids. Now that I’ve lost the weight, (and my troublesome stomach), I want to share with you the 3 best exercises I’ve found to flatten that stomach:

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3 Best Exercises to Flatten Your Stomach:

  1. Sit Ups– yes I said sit ups, NOT crunches.  Sit ups work your FULL range of motion, therefore strengthening your abs through their full range, not jst the top part of your stomach. That said,  they must be done properly to avoid any possibility of injury to your spine and the neck and head muscles.  Here’s a great video that demonstrates how to do them properly:
  2. Planks– Planks are a popular core strengthening exercise because not only do they strengthen your abs, but they also strengthen your back. With a strong back and stomach your posture will be better and your stomach will appear flatter. Here’s a video demonstrating how to do a plank:
  3. Side Planks– Side planks are a variation of the plank exercise above. They also strengthen your back and hip flexors but they have a greater focus on the sides of your body, also known as your external obliques. Improved posture, thanks to strong obliques, give your waist a narrower appearance. Here’s how to do a side plank:

The three exercises above have really helped me – I have a stronger core, better posture, and look thinner all thanks to those exercises!

Question/Sharing: What are your 3 favourite abdominal exercises?

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Firm And Flatten Your Abs

Saturday 24th of May 2014

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christina

Saturday 17th of May 2014

Hi Janice,

Thanks for sharing this. A question. How many of each exercise do you do every day?

Thanks.

Anne Lim

Friday 3rd of May 2013

Thank you very much for sharing these tips. I really want to flatten my stomach and I hope that these exercises will definitely help me to get what I want.

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GeorgeThomas

Tuesday 30th of April 2013

Thanks for upload great video. It's very helpful for me. I am trying to do same as your videos. I like to do some crunch exercises to focus on certain areas but I never do them alone.

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Ofelia

Thursday 25th of April 2013

How long do you do them though?

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