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what exercise will help flatten stomach exercise for 78 year

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what exercise will help flatten stomach exercise for 78 year old lady thanks
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Martin replied 5 years ago.
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Among all the things i have read is the technique XXXXX XXXXX used to train is abdominal muscles even when driving a car. He was simply contracting his ab just enough to no cause any movement of the body. He was doing that as soon as he noticed his mind had drifted from the exercise. He was doing that all the time.

You could try to do this for some month until you can be able to do sit-up. To not damage your sciatic nerve it would be better to do sit-up on a soft surface (like a mattress) and be sure to have lost weight enough before starting to train (too many try to train while heavy while you must reduce your weight first to prevent join damage and other problems).

At 78 you may have accumulated lot abdominal fat, this fat take a while to disappear, so be patient. Also, at that age the collagen in the skin is no longer what it used to be, so a slow fat reduction is wiser to not end up with a kangaroo pouch.
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