Stomach - one of the most problematic areas where fat accumulates. When losing weight, regardless of diet, exercise and stress, on the abdomen and sides there is a noticeable fat layer that is difficult to influence and decreases very slowly.
Features abdominal massage
The effectiveness of the massage is confirmed by many patients and doctors. During the manipulation, there is a direct effect on the subcutaneous fat, due to which the blood circulation improves, the lymphatic flow increases, fat cells are broken down and injected.
- Wounds, abrasions, rashes;
- Skin diseases;
- Benign tumors or oncology;
- Pregnancy or breastfeeding;
- Aggravated diseases;
- Temperature rise;
- Diseases of the circulatory or cardiovascular system;
- The presence of birthmarks or large moles in the venue;
- Stones in the urinary or gallbladder;
- Fat deposits on the sides and waist;
- Flabbiness of the skin on the abdomen;
- Excess weight;
- Slack belly after pregnancy;
- Weak intestinal motility.
Preparation for the procedure
Before you massage, you need to prepare the skin. First, take a hot shower, it warms the skin. Next, the procedure is cleaned with a scrub, you can add salt to the scrub, it will clean and open the pores.
The skin is well rubbed with a hard washcloth, clockwise movements. Then blot with a towel, and anti-cellulite cream or massage oil is applied. They help the oil or cream to absorb, making tapping, pinching.
Technique and types of home massage
Massage the abdomen perform standing or lying down, depending on the type and convenience. The procedure begins with stroking with light touches, turning into intensive rubbing, necessarily clockwise. This is done with a palm, and for a better effect, the second palm is placed on top of the first. For intense rubbing palm can be clenched into a fist and rubbed with the knuckles. The result of this manipulation should be redness of the skin.
Rubbing is an obligatory procedure and preliminary preparation for any kind of massage.
After grinding, proceed to the process itself. There are several proven methods to perform at home. They are quite simple to perform and do not require special skills.
Effective massage, doing in the supine position. After preliminary preparation, oil is plentifully applied to the skin (essential or massage). Banks are better to use silicone, they can be purchased at the pharmacy.
Release the air from the jar by pressing, apply to the stomach, it should draw in the skin by 1-1.5 cm. Move the jar, following the hour hand starting from the navel. The duration of the massage is 7-10 minutes. The best effect when repeating the manipulation every other day. Course - 14-30 sessions, depending on the amount of adipose tissue.
The massage is a bit painful in the early days and can leave bruises. Through several procedures, discomfort passes. After the session, you need to wrap the belly with a towel and rest for 20-30 minutes.
After grinding, light tingling starts, pulling down the skin of the abdomen. First, light tweaks, gradually increasing the intensity. Pinching is done with two hands, moving in a circle, for clockwise. After 7-10 minutes, the procedure is completed by intensive rubbing with a towel. To moisturize the skin using oil or anti-cellulite cream.
After the massage, the belly is wrapped in a towel and rested for about an hour. Sessions are repeated daily for at least 14 days.
Pinch massage improves blood circulation, speeds up metabolism, strengthens the press, tones the skin.
One of the easiest types of massage for self-fulfillment. The procedure is done standing up. A stream of cool water is directed to the stomach, driven clockwise around the navel. You can change the pressure, increasing the pressure. Duration - 5-10 minutes.
A water species affects not only the skin and subcutaneous fat, but also the internal organs - the stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas, stimulating and speeding up the metabolism.
Knowledge of Chinese medicine is also used to reduce body fat. There are a number of points on the stomach, stimulating which can lose weight. Dots are affected in the first half of the day on an empty stomach.
- Point Guan-yuan located below the navel on 3 fingers in women and 4 fingers in men vertically. To press on a point it is necessary in a prone position. Having found a point, it is affected for 25-30 minutes with a finger pad, making pressure and rotation. Massage points should be of medium intensity. Course for weight loss - 25 days. As a result of the manipulation takes 2-5 kg.
- Point Give-may located between the lower edge and the pelvic bone, in line with the navel, right and left. They act on the point while standing, with their index fingers they press and turn the body to the right and to the left. Only 30 turns. You can repeat three times a day. The point is responsible for controlling appetite, helps to get rid of fat deposits on the sides and waist, from emotional overeating.
- Similar in effect point Tan shu. It is located on 2 fingers to the right and left of the navel. Stimulate the point of standing, feet shoulder-width apart, slightly bent. Slightly tilt the body forward, retract the stomach and thumbs down on these 2 points for 5 seconds. Relax, and return to the starting position. Repeat the exercise 30 times.
- For sliding hands use anti-cellulite cream or essential oil with a warming effect. Circular movements clockwise and top to the pubic area. Begin by stroking and rubbing technique, about 5-6 minutes.
- Next comes squeezing. It is performed with quick movements along the muscles, about 10-12 minutes. Massage should not be painful.
- Next kneading technique. You can carry out tweaks or kneading of skin folds and fat deposits between the palms. The duration of the manipulation of 20-25 minutes.
- Technique patting. Pats are performed with the edge of the palm, fingertips, or phalanges, fingers bent into a fist, for about 5-6 minutes.
- Complete anti-cellulite massage rubbing, about 5 minutes. The session lasts about an hour.
For honey massage use only natural honey. Two tablespoons of honey are melted in a water bath to a liquid state, then spread on hands with a thin layer.
Hands applied to the stomach and taken away. The skin should stick to the hands and pull off. The session lasts 15-30 minutes. Repeat every other day, only 15-20 sessions.
With such a massage, the result is visible from the first procedures - a liquid can be released from the pores, and so are slags.
After the session, the abdomen is rinsed with warm water, moistened with apple cider vinegar mixed with water in a ratio of 1k 2. A hip massage is performed in a similar way.
Attention! You can not massage people with a lot of belly hair, the procedure will be very painful.
How to do self-massage
- Regularity of procedures. Different types and techniques require different frequency. There are massages that are repeated daily, and some are repeated after 1-3 days. Course - 15 procedures. After a break of 7-10 days, the course can be repeated.
- Between food intake and abdominal massage should take at least 2 hours.
- Perform massage movements in a clockwise direction, it will improve the work of internal organs, speed up the metabolism.
- The session lasts 10-15 minutes.
- The effect of the impact is more effective if you stick to a diet and exercise.
- You can not massage the pubic zone, there are many lymph nodes.
- For pain or discomfort, the procedure is stopped.
How to remove the skin from the abdomen after losing weight
Sagging and loose skin occurs during rapid weight loss after childbirth. To restore resilience and elasticity, there are a few tips.
- Eat foods rich in collagen (turkey meat, red fish, vegetables, fruits).
- Drink 1.5-2 liters of clean water.
- After the massage, make wraps that increase the level of collagen.
- Taking a douche is one of the most effective methods. Pour for half a minute now with hot or cold water in problem areas. Always finish with cold water.
- You can tighten the skin with the help of exercises on the press, twisting, bending.
- Well tightens the skin honey and can massage.
- With the help of cosmetic preparations based on hyaluronic acid.
Based on the practice, professional massage therapists have some rules for performing massage of the abdomen.
- Massage is carried out without pressure on the internal organs.
- You can not massage the organs of the lower abdomen.
- Take a break in the course during menstruation.
Before the procedure, you need to release the internal organs from excess fluid. To do this, perform a simple exercise:
➥ Lie on your back, put a pillow under your head, bend the stomach. Inhale to inflate the abdomen, as you exhale, press your hands strongly to the stomach, rising to your knees. Repeat the exercise 3-4 times and you can start the massage.
The benefits of massage at home:
- You do not need to adapt to anyone, you can choose a convenient time.
- There is no feeling of tension and awkwardness, which happens when a massage is performed by a stranger.
- Saving money, because salon procedures are not cheap.
Massage of the abdomen should bring pleasure and relaxation, not pain. Only in this way the body will not resist outside influence, but will help to achieve its goals. Focusing on your own feelings, a massage can achieve the desired result, and diet and exercise will speed up the process.