A huge belly!!! Something isn't right..

Any queries about vegan diet, nutrition, dieting, bulking and healthy eating in general. Diets and food from vegan perspective.

Moderators: hardcore iv, fredrikw, JP, stateofflux, bronco

A huge belly!!! Something isn't right..

Postby washa » Wed Jul 04, 2012 9:56 pm

I’m in a desperate need of your help, guys!

I can’t seem to loose my belly. I’ve been a vegetarian for an year and a half . I also eat healthy – lots of nuts, fruits and vegetables, whole-grain foods, wheat/rye/sunflower seed germs, NO junk food, NO alcoholic drinks – in fact, no other kind of drinks except fresh water. As a result, I lost 22 pounds (10kg) in a year. I got thinner everywhere else except my belly. I’m asking you for HELP, guys! HELP ME get rid of this … thing. It’s as if I have a giant ball made of bed-spring put under my belly skin. I tried doing cardio workouts – nothing drastically changed. Besides, many of my friends have never been doing cardio workouts and have even more belly fat than I have and still they are flatter there.

Please.. if someone find themselves with the similar problem, share your view.

PHOTOS: Here it is what I'm talking about!
http://i47.tinypic.com/34e3pti.jpg
http://i46.tinypic.com/izauis.jpg
washa
New Member
 
Posts: 1
Joined: Wed Jul 04, 2012 8:58 pm

Re: A huge belly!!! Something isn't right..

Postby Ombah » Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:09 am

Maybe it's gluten that causes your belly to swell up. Try to eat less gluten and see what happens!
User avatar
Ombah
Active Member
 
Posts: 208
Joined: Sun Sep 14, 2008 2:39 pm
Location: Sweden

Re: A huge belly!!! Something isn't right..

Postby Ombah » Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:10 am

...and welcome to Vegan Fitness!
User avatar
Ombah
Active Member
 
Posts: 208
Joined: Sun Sep 14, 2008 2:39 pm
Location: Sweden

Re: A huge belly!!! Something isn't right..

Postby Linnéa76 » Thu Jul 05, 2012 9:49 am

It doesn't look like excess fat to me, more like bloating and/or weak inner abdominal muscles.

If you don't have digestive problems, I think training the abs is what could help and especially

static exercises like the plank.
-Talk is cheap-
User avatar
Linnéa76
Moderator
 
Posts: 1885
Joined: Mon Mar 30, 2009 10:34 am
Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Re: A huge belly!!! Something isn't right..

Postby lobsteriffic » Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:01 am

Yeah I agree, that doesn't look like excess fat to me either.
User avatar
lobsteriffic
Active Member
 
Posts: 193
Joined: Thu Jul 17, 2008 5:22 pm
Location: Toronto, ON


Return to Vegan Diets, Nutrition and Healthy Eating

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests