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Shantxtell: kateronium:5weeks pp here and I've still got a bit of a jelly belly. Not able to hit the gym, yet and my usually ab workouts are not cutting it. Any mammas out there have some recommendations for firming creams? Any other tips as to how you toned your tummy?
At 5 weeks? Most people don't even get cleared to exercise until 6.
Edit: meant to reply, not quote.
kateronium:5weeks pp here and I've still got a bit of a jelly belly. Not able to hit the gym, yet and my usually ab workouts are not cutting it. Any mammas out there have some recommendations for firming creams? Any other tips as to how you toned your tummy?
I'm being gentle. not crazy sit ups or anything. just tensing and holding for several seconds then releasing. the nurses in the hospital recommended that when they were discharging me
I hear you. I've been annoyed that my stomach won't firm either but I think I'm being too impatient. I'm using the wii fit to builid some muscle tone and it's all under the flab. At 5 weeks it's still early but the effort you put in now will pay off later. At least that's what I've been told.
jerseygirl81:If it's just extra skin, it's going to be a while before it disappears and no amount of ab work is going to speed the process. Once you're cleared to exercise, i do cardio for fat burning and lift weights to build muscle. Spot toning is pretty much impossible.