Are leg rises and inclined crunches enough to reduce belly. My upper abs are and other body parts are also showing progress but my tummy and love handles aren't. What should I do?
Direct Abdominal training will only fire those muscle fibers and do nothing for overall physique. Your body is one single unit and you need it to grow organically.
If you want to put your overall body under physical tension in order to produce a strong muscular looking physique with visible abs.
The only way to go about it the right and perfect way is right focus on Compound Lifts and Right nutrition. Without these both, you will never achieve the look that you desire.
COMPOUND LIFTS :
- Pull ups
- Push ups / weighted push ups
- Standing Shoulder Presses
- Hanging leg raises
- Plank holds
- Lower Back stretch
Consider these above mentioned exercises as the only key to a strong core. Only a strong core gives you perfect abdominal look.
- Seasonal vegetables and fruits
- Cottage Cheese
- Lean Meat (if non vegetarian)
- Whole Eggs
- Nuts and seeds
- Whole grains
- Lots of water
Eat balanced and never too full and consune smaller meals as it guarantees a slim waist. The more you drink throughout the day, the more you'll flush out the toxins and you will not accumulate any extra flab.
For an aesthetic and strong physique, you need to have 3 things :
- Strong Core
- Strong Shoulders
- Strong Legs
The above mentioned information will help you get there.
All the best !