Abdominal fat is extremely dangerous to human body. This is kind of hidden fat which keep itself wrapped around our internal organs. The probability of cardiovascular diseases is high with the increase of abdominal fat in body. The risk of other diseases like blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol and cancer also increases when human body catches fat around abdomen.
Also, its very surprising that people who do not look fat may carry some fat around abdominal. Also, women are more prone to this risk of intra-abdominal fat after menopause. We put some benchmark to measure abdominal fat in people like any waist size which is more than 40- inches for men and more than 35-inch for women would fall in category of fat or obesity. However this may not be always true as body weight should be in appropriate ratio of the height of the person.
Another sign of measuring fat in the body is by MRI or CT scan of body. When a person realizes that the waist of his pant has got tighter over a period of time and it can't be further squeezed will prove that the person has got abdominal fat.
Scientific researches shows that people who undergo rigorous cardiovascular exercise lose more fat than people who do less or even those who do not exercise at all. Therefore it's recommended that people lose fat around abdomen by opting for adequate physical activities. For example, swimming can be of great help as this is a cardiovascular exercise and really turns out to be a great fat burner.
Yoga is of great help for people who wish to keep themselves fit and healthy by natural exercises. With the help of yoga, one can keep his over all body healthy and stronger.
The below yoga can be very good for health.
Lay down straight on a mat. Now pull your knees towards your chest, use both hands for this. Try to touch your stomach with knees. Check if you are able to meet your nose to your knees. You can try to take both close and close by repeated attempts. Take a long breathe and keep yourself in this position for 50 seconds thereafter you can release it slowly. It is not necessary to do this exercise with both legs. However you should try first with any one of your legs to begin.
Exercises: Cycling and Running are examples of some exercises which helps a lot in reducing the abdominal fat rapidly and anyone can do them. As mentioned earlier swimming is another best way to lose abdominal fat but one has to really learn it before trying.
A nutritious diet plays very critical role in reducing abdominal fat. So it's advised to be very choosy while eating particularly outside home. Simply one should avoid fast food, sweets and butter and better go for salads, juices, soups. Breathing exercise is very good for health.
Homemade fruit juices help a lot as these are rich with required fiber which helps in digestion and strengthen the metabolism. Nevertheless the truly affordable drink 'water' is as good as other drinks to reduce fat. Water also helps in weight reduction. Therefore one should emphasis more on drinking water as it clean the body by flushing out toxins from body.