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Need to tone my tummy- no time for the gym!

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Alwaysrushingaround Tue 24-Jun-14 19:45:30

I really need to tone up my stomach. I had my DS 22 months ago and while I'm happy with the rest of me well pretty much I just don't have time babysitter for Pilates classes.
I think I just need exercises that I can do at home, anytime during the day when I have the time..
Can anybody help?

CadiM Tue 24-Jun-14 19:59:16 have lots of free workouts on-line and you can search for the ones that target abs.

Alwaysrushingaround Tue 24-Jun-14 20:21:25

Thanks I'll have a look

Romcom Tue 24-Jun-14 20:42:29

I try and do the plank several times a day for 30 seconds. That does the trick!

PeachTrees Tue 24-Jun-14 20:45:03

I have a 8kg medicine ball, I hook my feet under the sofa, lean back and pass the ball side to side without touching the floor. you can feel it working.

Alwaysrushingaround Tue 24-Jun-14 21:20:24

Romcom- what is the plank?
Peachtrees- where can I get an 8kg medicine ball? Of do they come in different weights?
Sorry if this sounds clueless, but that's exactly how I am at the minute!

MsVenus Tue 24-Jun-14 21:30:22

Try Jillian Michaels 30 minute shred

MsVenus Tue 24-Jun-14 21:31:27

30 day shred not 30 minute shred!

Romcom Tue 24-Jun-14 21:43:51

Here you go. the plank

Romcom Tue 24-Jun-14 21:44:25

Oh and 30 day shred is great. Hard but great.

fluffycow Tue 24-Jun-14 22:01:48

30 day ab challenge. I'm on day 16 and I can already see a six pack forming at the top of my stomach and it's a lot flatter.

Alwaysrushingaround Tue 24-Jun-14 22:03:13

These look great!
Thank you all!

Naicecuppatea Tue 24-Jun-14 22:28:54

This is amazing, I've just started doing it and can already feel it helping.

Lottapianos Wed 25-Jun-14 13:58:28

Another vote for Naice's DVD - I could feel a difference after a week or so. It's pretty tough in parts but she gives you a simpler version for most exercises so its all manageable. Try to do at least 1-2 workouts 3-4 times a week to see a difference.

Valdeeves Wed 25-Jun-14 17:43:42

Can someone link me to the 30 Day Ab Challenge? Please x

fluffycow Wed 25-Jun-14 18:07:47

This is the 30 day ab challenge app

And this is the web version

michellestub1965 Wed 25-Jun-14 20:04:38

Pilates look on you tube get into the habit of pulling in your tummy. Try and go to a couple of pilates classes if there any where you live. Of ton community centres,libraries and church halls will have some

cremedecacao Wed 25-Jun-14 21:26:00

Tracy Anderson standing ab exercises are brilliant when you get the hang of it! Effective but not as painful as other ab work!

46direct Thu 26-Jun-14 10:19:17

I looked at the 30 day ab challenge and plan to try it.
Can't even do one sit up though!

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