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midbody weight loss

Hello im a stay at home mom so i get notime to go to the gym or anything and it's to cold to walk with the kids. What are some at home exercises i can do to help with my stomach and love handles?
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7052037 tn?1389031509
You need to work out your whole body to lose weight there. Try a video like insanity.  
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Jumping rope is one of the easiest and most-effective ways to burn fat and lose weight around your waist and all over, as it can burn as many as 750 calories per hour. Be sure to get a rope that is long enough. Stand with your feet on the middle part of the rope and pull up both ends evenly. They should reach the middle of your chest. Then be sure to have a pair of cross-training or aerobics sneakers that has a lot of cushion and support to handle the jumping and landing. Set a timer and jump for five minutes at a time throughout the day to burn those calories. And remember that the faster you jump, the more calories you'll burn.

Pushups and Situps
Situps won't help you lose weight around your waist specifically. But like any calorie-burning exercise, situps can help you lose weight overall and they can help you tone your abdominal muscles so when you do lose more weight around the middle you'll look that much fitter. Pushups also work those core abdominal muscles, but like situps, they can tone muscles and burn calories for all-over weight loss, including around the waist. If you're able to do an hour's worth of pushups, you could burn anywhere from 480 to 690 calories per hour, but those would be the rapid-fire, military-style pushups.
walk around your house or around your neighborhood, the important thing for weight loss is that you walk quickly and consistently. Walking 4 mph can burn between 250 and 350 calories per hour, depending on your weight, and if you can boost that up to a jog, you can almost double your calorie-burning efforts.

Various Exercises
When you're at home, look for ways to boost your calorie burning and muscle-toning in everyday activities. When carrying clothes to the laundry room, do lunges instead of traditional walking. Stop and do 10 jumping jacks before starting on the dishes. The more you can replace fat with lean muscle, the more effectively you'll burn calories, regardless of the activity.
1340994 tn?1374197577
Jumping rope is good, but hard to do inside unless you have high ceilings.  Women don't tend to enjoy pushups, but the kind that are modified for women are a great exercise.  Old-fashioned situps are not the best ab exercise.  

Pilates type exercises are very good.  I believe the Insanity videos use a lot of those moves.  But you can find videos on line with Pilates type exercises.  A mat and one of those Pilates balls is about all you need.  Maybe some bands or light weights.  But there are tons of videos to find a trainer and exercises you like.  Always do squats and lunges.  Working the big leg muscles is very important to weight loss.  Form is important.  

Or put on music and dance like crazy for an hour.  Make it fun for yourself so you'll do it.  
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Hey Danielle i'm a stay at home also and I get my exercise in with the wii just dance. It's fun plus it has a daily/weekly regime that shows the calories you burn as you dance. I love it you can also try zumba which is intense but fun!
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Buy you a DVD walk at home tape to workout while the children are in school this woll allow you some me time (lol)
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