Jelly belly — the fat in the abdominal area — is linked to a host of potentially fatal health problems, including heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and some cancers. Advertisements for abdominal flattening tools suggest that ab exercises will get rid of a jelly belly. While crunches and other abdominal exercises can tone belly muscles, to lose belly jelly, you need to do cardiovascular exercise to burn the fat.

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Causes of Jelly Belly Fat?

  • Poor Sitting Posture.
  • Hormonal Changes.
  • Dining Late at Night.
  • Genetics.
  • Sagging Muscles.
  • Not Getting Enough Protein in Your Regular Diet.
  • Stress And Diseases.

 1. Hip less Crunch:

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How To do:

  • Lie on back with legs lifted and bent, calves parallel to floor, and feet relaxed.
  • Cross arms over chest with hands on shoulders.
  • Contract abdominal muscles and lift head, shoulders, and upper back about 30 degrees off floor.
  • Lower without touching head to floor. Exhale as you lift; inhale as you lower.

2. Crunches:

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How To do:

  • Lie down on your back with your knees bent at a 45-degree angle.
  • Place your hands across your chest and crunch upward, lifting only your upper back off the ground.
  • Leave your lower back on the ground.
  • Then come back down, but just before your shoulders touch the ground, crunch upward again.
  • Throughout the movement, do not relax your abdominal muscles but keep them consistently tense.
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