Exposing the Myths About Battling the Bulge

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Michael Simons- close up portrait of a young man doing sit ups

If you are a person, who struggles with belly fat and finds that no matter how many sit-ups and crunches you do, you just can’t bust the bulge. Well, There is a good reason for this. As we have stated in other posts, the fact is sit-ups and crunches do not work.

According to Nicola Addison, personal trainer to celebrities, whose clients include Daisy Lowe, and Elle MacPherson has explained that all you need to do is, planks and weights and eat a healthy diet.

ammentorp – young woman doing pilates, working on abdominal muscles.

Though sit-ups will help you tone your stomach muscles, they do very little to help you shift the fat that is stored around your middle. So, no matter how many sit-ups or crunches you perform, you will never achieve the washboard abs you are trying to achieve.

“Sit-ups, unfortunately, do not reduce fat from the tummy – as much as you might want to believe it, spot reduction of fat is a myth,” Addison explained to the Mail Online.

If your goal is to achieve a flat stomach or a six-pack, Nicola has advice that could help you meet your goals quicker.