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Can swimming help me get a flat stomach?

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May 20, 2019 / By Azura
Question: I'm a 16 year old girl. If I were to swim everyday, 7 days a week for about an hour each time, would I be able to get a flat stomach? Is that too much for a week? I have read a few articles which states that swimming is not a great way to lose weight but some said that swimming can tone the stomach. Which is true? What is the best way to get a flat stomach instead of swimming? Thanks.
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Abishag Abishag | 3 days ago
Those articles are true, swimming is not a good way to shed pounds, however, it is a fantastic way to gain muscle (which weighs more that fat, so you gain the good type of pounds). Swimming (especially freestyle) will tone your core muscles, which are your abs (stomach) but any kind of swimming will help your stomach go from flabby to hard as rock in a matter of weeks! Yes, swimming for about an hour a day for seven days a week should be fine. It will only work if you maintain a balanced diet. Eat plenty of proteins, green vegetables and carbohydrates about an hour before swimming. After swimming, have a protein shake or a granola bar (those are my favorite after swimming snack). Good Luck!
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Abishag Originally Answered: Does excercising on a treadmill tone my stomach, and lost belly fat so I can have a flat stomach, and benefits
*Yes it does all of the following you stated, but only if you maintain a healthy diet. You will see faster, and better results. You don't even need to waste money on a treadmill. You can go jogging outside. Get some fresh air, alittle sun, and take some sights in. It is much more relaxing to me.* *Treadmill: Tones stomach, thighs, helps to reduce body fat all over because it is a cardio exercise. You should spend atleast 20 minutes on it to start burning fat. It just depends on how fast you go. I would try to work on endurance because that is what helped me lose weight too. I ran slower, for a longer period of time.* Here are a few more tips if you want to use them if you don't already: -Here are a few exercises to help with reducing fat, and building muslce. Jog in place, jump rope, jog, walk, swim, bike, sit ups, push ups, crunches, pilates, pull ups, swimming, leg lifts, and dancing. Make sure you do atleast and hour of Cardio. *Drink more water, 8-10 glasses of water everyday.* -Cut down on the carbs (there's good, and bad carbs.The bad cars are chips, sodas etc.), fats, and sugars you consume. -Lift weights, the more muscle you have the more calories your body burns. -If you feel like you are hungry try to have some water, but if you want food, then try to snack in between meals only have fruit and veges, apple, carrot sticks, remember try to eat an apple and banana a day. -I suggest taking out all fizzy drinks and juices. *I started swimming every morning about 3 weeks ago before I ate breakfast, so far I have lost about 20 pounds of fat, and have gone down 2 waist sizes. I look, and feel way better because when you do a form of cardio exercise before you eat, you are burning the stored fat (stomach, and everything else), other than burning the food you just ate. Plus swimming burns fat, and tones up your muscles. 2 In 1!* (Have a good breakfast. Breakfast is so important.) Good luck! Source(s): Source(s): www.bodybuilding.com www.menshealth.com www.health-fitness-tips.com/ www.health-fitness-tips.com/fe...

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I've lost 5 kilos in my first week. It's my 10th day and I have included salad with some protein (eg. egg/ lean chicken) as you suggested. After 4 years of trying, the fat is finally coming off. It truly feels like magic! Get started today!
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Loren Loren
Swimming technically doesn't help you to lose weight but its because muscle weighs more than fat. I suggest that you do dolphin (butterfly) kick on your back... it hurts but it helps a lot. Make sure when you kick you kick from your stomach- not your knees because that won't help you... its just going to wear out your legs. Also you can do some different crunches... the normal ones, put your legs to one side and crunch up, or stick your feet straight in the air and try to reach up and touch your toes. Good luck! =D
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Jay Jay
well if you live nearby a gym, ask the instructors there, usually they'd show you a variety of abs exercises. for example sit-ups, medicince balls, leg-raises, bicycle kicks, gym ball sit-ups etc. I personally think swimming does help you get a more toned body and it feels alot more natural than sweating it out at the gym. it may also help you grow taller as you're stretching your muscles. So yes i think swimming will help, also try not eating so much junk food like MARS bars or McDonalds. remember the food groups.
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Jay Originally Answered: How to lose stomach fat and get a flat stomach?(10 points best answer)?
In order to lose stomach fat you should cut out all the sugary drinks such as sodas. Drink Water. Also eat 5 small meals per day to increase your metabolism. These meals should be healthy and include negative calorie foods such as lettuce. You should also do some sort of cardiovascular exercising or play your favorite sport for at least 20 minutes 3 times per week. This should help a lot. Remember that if you do sit ups and don't follow a diet plan, you'll just be increasing the muscle mass under your fat and pushing it out more. This will make you look like you're stomach is getting bigger. Follow a healthy diet plan. For more information visit: http://superweightlossguide.com/how-to-lose-stomach-fat-fast.php

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