Today every woman wants to get a perfectly toned up and slim curvy body. With many fitness experts, weight loss diets and gyms available, there are plenty of options for one to choose. However there is variety of exercises which work great only on men’s body and give fantastic results. But the same exercises do not give desired results on a woman’s body as women’s body is different. Here in this post we are sharing 5 exercises to avoid for a perfect body. Keep reading as we are also giving the exercises that can be replaced with other exercises:
1. Exercises That Will Enlarge Your ABS
Below here are the exercises that will give you bigger abs and women must avoid these moves.
A. Avoid Side Bends With Dumbbells
According to experts bends with dumbbells will make women’s abs grow. Instead of thin waistline your abs will extra flab if you follow side bends with dumbbells.
Instead Follow Vacuum Exercise
To do this exercise, lie flat on the floor with your knees bent and pointing towards the ceiling. Keep your arms at your sides and suck your tummy in as much as possible. Hold this position for 2 seconds and repeat.
B. Avoid Side Extensions
Side extension bends on sloped bench again will give you bigger abs and waistline, hence you must avoid the same.
Instead Do Planks
Sculpt your waistline, strengthen your core and improve your posture with one single exercise planks. Get your body in push-up position with your legs fully extended and elbows right underneath your shoulders. Tighten your abs and tuck your toes and lift your body with your forearms firmly on the floor. Hold the position for 20 to seconds and repeat.
C. Avoid Squats With Heavy Weights
According to fitness experts doing squats with heavy weights tones up your glutes and adds muscle mass to your abs and spine which results in excess muscle mass around the waist.
Instead Follow Crunches
Blast off tummy fats with basic crunches, to do this move lie straight on the floor and raise your upper body by 4 to 5 inches off the floor. Keep your abs engaged and hold the position for 30 seconds to 1 minute and repeat.
2. Exercises That Will Enlarge Your Shoulders And Neck
The muscles on the back of your neck and upper back are flat wide muscles which are termed as trapezius muscle. When you work on this muscle you end gaining a wide back and you lose thin neck, hence there are certain moves that women should while working their neck and shoulders.
A. Avoid Shrugs With Barbells and Dumbbells
In this move shoulders are raised with weights and it builds mass on shoulders. However, big shoulders do not look good on a woman’s body.
Instead Follow Push-Ups
To get a feminine woman’s body, follow wide push-ups variation which will work great on your pectoral muscles.
B. Avoid Tugging Dumbbells Or Barbells On Chin
Again this exercise will give wide trapezius muscles which women should avoid.
Instead Follow Dumbbell Lifts
To get toned up arms it is best advised to do dumbbell lifts. Ensure that you lift the dumbbells of the weight you can easily lift. Hold dumbbells in both of your hands and press your hands against the sides of your body. Lift left hand and bring it over your shoulder, return to starting position and repeat on the right hand.