We know that lack of muscle tone can make us look older in the face and neck, but had you realized that slack muscles are also aging to the figure?
Isometric exercises are great for women because the effort is focused on individual muscles or muscle groups. Therefore, they can be specific in figure molding. Abdominal isometric exercises are slimming to the abdomen and the waist because they take up the slack in the muscles. They are valuable for reconditioning after childbirth, Of course, in this lalter instance you must have your doctor’s permission.
ISOMETRIC EXERCISES are excellent for flabby thighs or arms, for increasing the calves and bust measurement, improving the chinline and facial contour, slimming the waist and flattening the abdomen.
Because isometric exercises require no motion, yoa may be fooled by them. They are more strenous than they appear. Therefore you should check with your doctor just as you always should before beginning any exercise plan. However, many women who cannot take more active e* ercise are permitted to take these. This is true of many older people.
The following exercise is one for the thighs. Sit on the edge of a chair. Hold onto the chair with your hands, Straighten both legs out in front of you, knees straighi and heels on the floor. Cross your ankles, hooking one foot over the other. Keep the feet in this position as you try to pull them apart. Hold tension for six seconds. TMe is a splendid liiigh exercise.