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Old 06-26-2011, 07:24 AM   #1
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Default Help! Still Top Heavy!

I'm a short girl, and i've recently lost about 50lbs. I am now 4'11 120lbs but my shoulders and my back still look a lot larger than my bottom half. Can anyone help with your work out remedies?
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Old 06-26-2011, 12:00 PM   #2
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Congrats on your fantastic weight loss!!

I am forever top-heavy, partly due to broad shoulders which I cannot fix. But the two best ways I've found for keeping my apple/inverted triangle shape in check are 1) a Pilates DVD, for back and side toning and ab strength, and 2) Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred DVD for serious stomach toning. Apart from that I jog, walk and bicycle for general fitness. Good luck!
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Old 06-26-2011, 12:06 PM   #3
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Also a top heavy girl here... broad shoulders...Yahhhh its genetics. haha

you could do pushups and chest flies they would help tone the muscle there too. I dont to much of that, i work in a warehouse where i lift 10-40lb boxes all day and its helped. Not much though.
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Old 06-26-2011, 10:51 PM   #4
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Well at least your broad shoulders will make your waist appear narrower
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