The abdomen is commonly the part where fat accumulates. Reducing abdominal fat is the key part for bodybuilding. For belly fat loss pressure points on the abdomen,which can promote blood circulation, accelerate metabolism, reduce fat and lose weight.
In this article, we look at what pressure points for belly fat loss are, location, and how to stimulate them.
Benefits of Abdominal Massage
- Weight loss:Pressing the abdomen can stimulate acupuncture points for weight loss with different intensity, which can promote the blood circulation of the abdominal wall capillaries and accelerate the consumption of fat.
- Eliminate constipation:Massaging the abdomen can increase the blood circulation of the abdominal muscles, increase the muscle tension of the gastrointestinal lining, stimulate the rectal nerves, and enhance the peristaltic work of the large and small intestines, prevent and eliminate constipation.
- Prevent insomnia:Rubbing the abdomen before going to bed helps you fall asleep and prevent insomnia.For group with high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis, and cerebrovascular diseases, rubbing the abdomen can soothe the liver and regulate the qi, calm the heart.
- Improve gastric motility:Group with insufficient gastric motility, it is easy to cause nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, abdominal distension, difficulty swallowing and other discomforts after meal.In addition to adjusting the diet, rubbing the abdomen is also a good choice.
- Prevent stomach and duodenal ulcer:Frequent rubbing the abdomen can increase prostaglandin secretion, prevent excessive gastric acid secretion, and prevent ulcers.
Causes of Belly fat accumulation
Abdominal fat is mainly visceral fat. When the body’s intake of calories is more than the calories consumed, the excess calories will be converted into fat that temporarily stored in the abdomen,and it can be quickly decompose to provide energy when the calories are insufficient. If someone intake calories too much for a long time , it will easily cause abdominal obesity.
There are many reasons for fat accumulation in the abdomen, the common are as follows:
- Lack of fitness
- Too much sweets
- Sitting for a long time
- Lack of sleep
Therefore, we should eat less sweets, exercise more to reduce the accumulation of abdominal fat in daily life. It is an important to get adequate sleep, avoid staying up late,because of lack of sleep will lead to lower metabolism that easily cause fat accumulation.We can also eat more fresh fruits and vegetables and combined with acupressure point therapy to promote gastrointestinal motility, increase digestion to achieve belly fat loss.
How to stimulate them
The preferred pressure points for belly fat loss weight are:CV 13(Shangwan), CV 12(Zhongwan),CV 10(Xiawan), ST 25(Tianshu), CV 6(Qihai), and CV 4(Guanyuan).
- In the supine position, rub and press CV 13,CV 12,CV 10,CV 6,CV 4 with the thumb of one hand each other for a minute.
- In the supine position, rub and press ST 25 on both sides with the thumbs of both hands for one minute.
- Fold the palms of your hands together, center on the belly button, and rub the abdomen 100 times in a circular.
Best Pressure Points For Belly Fat Loss
- CV 4(Guanyuan)
Location:On the anterior median line of the lower abdomen, 3 cun below the umbilicus.
- CV 6(Qihai)
Location:1.5 cun below the umbilicus on the midline of the abdomen.
- CV 13(Shangwan)
Efficacy: reduce the burden on the esophagus
Location:On the anterior median line of the upper abdomen, 5.0 cun above the umbilicus.
- CV 12(Zhongwan)
Efficacy: accelerate gastric peristalsis
Location:On the anterior median line of the upper abdomen, 4.0 cun above the umbilicus.
The benefit of CV 12 is to accelerate gastric peristalsis, also improve the body’s immunity. In addition to massaging it, you can also slice ginger into thin slices to simulate it.
- CV 10(Xiawan)
Efficacy: remove toxins
Location:On the anterior median line of the upper abdomen, 2.0 cun above the umbilicus.
Location: 2 cun lateral to the center of the umbilicus.
- CV 9(Shuifeng)
Location: On the anterior median line of the upper abdomen, 1.0 cun above the umbilicus.
Massage CV 9 helps to remove excess water in the body, avoid edema.it can also increase gastrointestinal peristalsis,abdominal muscles fitness, and avoid protruding lower abdomen.
Location:2 cun lateral to the AML level with CV 5.
ST 27 can increase gastrointestinal motility, enhance stomach activity, speed up metabolism, and eliminate excess fat.
Use the pad of middle finger to press ST 27 by rotation each 50 to 100 times, two to three times a day.
Location:2 cun lateral to the AML level with CV 4.
Location:Directly below LV 13 at the crossing point of a vertical line through the free end of the 11th rib and a horizontal line through the umbilicus (level with CV 8).
Location:4 cun lateral to the center of the umbilicus (CV 8) lateral to rectus abdominus.
It is best to avoid the following condition:
- Pregnant women: May affect the health of mothers and fetuses.
- Menstrual period: Some acupuncture points will affect the blood circulation.
- Fasting, overeat, and poor mental state.
- Trauma: Improper pressing may cause bleeding.
- Severe heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, skin disease;
The above are belly fat loss pressure points. Massaging acupoints can effectively reduce the fat on the abdomen. Especially for sedentary group, you can massage your stomach a lot. Keeping a standing posture will also help you lose weight,Besides,It is an important to keep a healthy lifestyle.However, in order to get better results, it is still necessary to keep fitness a lot when acupressure therapy.