It's important to keep in mind that your abdominal area consists of several different muscle groups. You have lower muscles, upper muscles, and oblique (side) muscles. To get those hot abs you'll need to do different exercises so that you are targeting all these areas. There are easy ab workouts that you can do standing up that will save a lot of wear and tear on your back and knees. Here are some ideas of standing ab exercise and obesity tips that you can try today. Just make sure you talk to your doctor first to make sure it's ok:
1. The first standing ab exercise you can try is to stand with your feet shoulder width apart, raise your arms straight above your head, slowly lower your arms while simultaneously raising one of your knees, keep your leg and arms at a 90 degree angle, put that leg down while raising your arms back up and alternate the same thing with the other leg. Do at least 30 sets on each side.
2. Stand with your legs shoulder width apart, take a step forward with one leg, carefully lift the leg that is forward a few inches off the floor, slowly make circles using just your foot - try to keep the leg still and straight, make 20 circles in one direction then (using the same foot) circle 20 times in the other direction, than alternate with the other leg.
3. Stand with your legs shoulder width apart, hold a 10 to 20 pound dumbbell in each hand, slowly lean to one side keeping your legs straight - this move should only involve your obliques (side abdominal) muscles, after you've completed 20 reps on one side, do the other side.
These standing abdominal exercise and obesity tips listed above will give you an idea of where to start. Just remember that even if you are very overweight, there are still abdominal exercises for obese people that can help you tone those all important ab muscles.
Talk to your doctor before you start any exercise plan. If possible, find a personal trainer who can watch you and make sure you are using the proper form. You do not want to injure yourself, causing you to slow down your weight loss efforts.
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