High-intensity effort, when done for a short time, helps tone the muscles. It is and anaerobic exercises that has glucose as main support, which can be burnt really fast in the absence of oxygen. It is a type of exercise that doesn’t help you lose weight, but it is a must for toning your muscles. Even if it all comes down to 5 minutes of abdominal exercises done on the floor every morning, results will appear…as long as they are done on a daily basis!
If you try to straighten your spine, tense your abdominal muscles, chest forward and notice how most of the tummy instantly disappears!
It is all about voluntary posture control that must later become a reflex. Whether you are sitting in an office, walking on the street or driving a car, get used to having a correct, rather superior posture. Tensing your muscles helps tone them.