If you’re exhausted with abs and cardio, but seem to be making no progress in the abdomen area. The problem may be in the hip flexor Stretching. Sitting for long hours can cause a forward tilt of the pelvis, which makes it look like you have a dog when you really have a big belly. Here we are going to show you How to get rid of belly pooch.
While we stretch hip flexors will not help you lose weight, they can help reverse your pelvic tilt. It makes appear as if you no longer have a belly dog. Perform the exercises every day to see the progress.
How to get rid of belly pooch with hip flexor Stretching?
Warm up with five to 10 minutes of light cardiovascular activity before stretching. This makes your muscles agiler, increasing the benefits of hip flexor stretching and reducing the risk of injury. Repeat each stretch a total of three to five times. You will need an exercise mat. After getting a perfect mat follow the steps described below.
Warm up by walking or jogging for 10 minutes.
Perform the lower section of the back lying down. Lie on your back on a mat. Bend your knees over 90 degrees and grab the back of your thighs, pulling your knees toward your shoulders. Hold this position for 20 seconds.
Do the kneeling flexor stretch of the hip? Bend your left knee and place your flat left foot on the floor. Place your right knee and leg on the floor. Do not allow your left knee to go beyond your left foot. Push your hips forward. Hold this position for 20 seconds. Repeat on the other side.
Complete the supine flexor stretch of the hip. Lie on your back on a mat. Slide the left leg back, bending the knee and placing your left foot on the floor. Keep your right leg straight. Grab the back of your left thigh and pull it towards you. Tighten the abdominal muscles and keep your lower back on the canvas. Push the right heel on the floor. Hold this position for 20 seconds. Repeat on the other side.
Do the standing hip stretch. Stand with your feet hip width. Bend the right knee 90 degrees and lift the leg up so that your right thigh is parallel to the floor. Do not lean back. Lean on the right knee with both hands. Move your right knee to the right and then back to the starting position. Repeat three times with each leg.
If you feel pain when stretching, stop hip flexor Stretching.