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Exercises for protruding stomach

I've resumed strength training after years of just doing cardio, and have been working out for about 2 years now. I do free weights and body weight exercises. I am currently 1.83m (6 ft) and 92 kg (...
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Motorized inversion chair (or table) that flip person on stomach? [closed]

Are there motorized inversion chairs/tables that will allow a person to remain strapped in, and flip on their stomach? I'd like it to be motorized as well. All of the inversion chairs/tables I'm ...
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Is it actually possible to control stomach muscles to the level done by the Aikido instructor in the 2008 Incredible Hulk movie?

This is about the stomach movements done by the "Aikido instructor" in the "Incredible Hulk" movie from 2008. A GIF image showing this scene can be found here (the GIF is from this page). Is this ...
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Is a "six pack stomach" dependent on only a handful of exercises and if so, what are they?

I wanted to get an idea of which exercises are used for developing a six-pack stomach. In this case, let's say that the individual already has a relatively small stomach with very little fat on it. ...
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Positions and variations in stomach vacuum

I'd like to enhance my stomach vacuum routine. What are the alternatives and differences for the stomach vacuum exercise?
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Freestyle swimming: Where to breath in (chest vs. stomach)?

Everyone just talks about inhaling, but no one ever specifies whether to breath in your chest (shallow breathing, clavicular breathing, thoracic breathing), your stomach (Diaphragmatic breathing, ...
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What is the best gym routine for Indians to get flat stomach.? [duplicate]

We Indians are very crazy about food though we know that can affect our body. I want to know what will be the best diet and gym routine for Indians to get good muscles and flat stomach. There are ...
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How to reduce beer belly [duplicate]

I regulary do between 1 - 2 hours of Cardio (usually on 'Wave' machine, Cross Trainer or Stepper) most week days and then long walks at the weekend but don't seem to be able to lose much weight or ...
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How to Reduce my Stomach? [duplicate]

I'm 5.6FT tall & my weight is 115 KG. i'm sitting all the day in the office & because of that i have a Big Stomach. i want to reduced it.. can any one advice me is their any medicine to do ...
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Is there another exercise opposite to the Stomach Vacuum?

Does the Stomach Vacuum have some opposite exercise to it, like expanding the stomach? Or is this useless?
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How to tighten core during normal activities?

I work out regularly but want to improve my core/ab strength. During the day I sit on a yoga ball or stand. All to often my stomach muscles relax when I grow lax. I searched for an ab belt that ...
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Stomach muscles burn after doing crunches?

I used to be able to do 100+ crunches, but now I can only do 40 and my abs feel like they're burning so badly(after). I don't do crunches often anymore. I lost weight(about 5 pounds) before this ...
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Minimizing Stomach Discomfort During Race with Caffeine

I know if I have coffee or a caffeinated drink before a hard workout or running race that there's a clear benefit. I can tell - I can push faster with less effort. The problem is my stomach. I have ...
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preventing muscle and energy level loss after an upset stomach

I would like to ask whats the quickest way to regain energy or maintain energy levels after an upset stomach. Assume that the upset stomach is a one off thing. My question has to do with preventing ...
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Speed of abdomen exercises

I have an abdomen plan for a month with steadily increasing amount of situps crunches planks I like to replace slow situps by fast ones by doing half indians (both hands and legs fast moving up; ...
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I am 5 ft 6 and 56 kilos. best work out routine for me to get a flat stomach [duplicate]

I am 5 ft 6 around 56 kilograms. I have some belly fat. i am a programmer so i sit / lie on a bean bag for 8-10 hours everyday. I have started working out. I walk on a treadmill for 3 times for 10 ...
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why six packs are in front of protruded stomach?

I used to do abdomen exercise daily. As a result I got some strong muscles under the skin. But still my stomach is protruded like something filled in it like air or water. Please suggest some tips to ...
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How to make a flat stomach within a month [duplicate]

This is my 1st question in this site.I work in an IT company and as you all know no physical work at all.I sit almost 11-12 hours a day and hence my stomach has been grown up similar like the image ...
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How are the packs formed in the stomach? [closed]

Are the packs initially present inside the body or is it formed by exercise?If so how is it formed?
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Weight Lifting adversely affecting stomach muscles?

I have a friend who used to go to gym for hours everyday and he had a great body. Then suddenly he started experiencing pain in his stomach area. So he visited a doctor who told him that there is a '...
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How to reduce my BIG BELLY into SMALL within 3 to 4 weeks [duplicate]

I have big belly in my stomach, i'm going to get married in a month. So i need to reduce my stomach in home remedies.. Please guys help me with giving some tips. Surely i will follow. Thanks, Kumara ...
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Running and six pack abs

I've been struggling with weight almost entire life (I was just lazy). I'm 176 cm tall and I currently have 79kg. A year ago I was 96 kg. I gave up soda, chocolate and eating after 6 PM and went to ...
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I have a strong abdomen but I still have a belly?

I go to the gym regularly to do weight training and start off with sit ups to warm up, however I never seem to lose my belly. I'm not interested in a six pack I just want to know if training your ...
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Can re-introducing meat cause stomach pain? [closed]

I've been on a meat sabbatical recently over lent and I've gone forty days without meat. Before my break I was a pretty keen carnivore, and now that I've started eating meat again I've been having ...
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Inflated abs when my abs are relaxed?

I'm good athlete, I don't know if I'm really a good athlete, but at least I try. I swim, run, play soccer, and I do a regular workout in gym. I'm almost defined, not muscular, but every zone is tonic. ...
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Keeping belly area taut a good practice?

Will keeping my belly "tucked in" or taut help strengthen my abdominal muscles? Are there any negative sides to doing this? I used to do this in high school but gave up doing it when I started working ...
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Bloating after swimming

I swim 3-4 times a week. Occasionally, much less often then ~1 year ago, I get extremely bloated after swimming. My stomach is completely full of air to the point that I can not stand up straight. ...
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Doing it right: sit-ups

How do you train sit-ups correctly? I've heard you can damage your back if you don't do it right. Also, are there any varieties that allows one to use weights or similar objects? I ask about this ...
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How can I get a flat stomach?

I can do plenty of sit-ups and other ab exercises. I also have a house-mate who is a personal trainer so I know I'm doing them right. However, I can stick to a routine of doing reasonable quantities ...
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