Toning stomach after large weight loss?
Over the past 1.5 years, I've dropped 30 pounds from my 5'6" female frame. I went from a size 12 to a size 4 (sometimes 6). I'm content with my overall size, but I still have some sagging flab in my midsection and under my arms. I want to get rid of this last bit of "yuck" from my stomach, but my dilemma lies in where my body loses weight when I work out. If I lose anymore weight, I will look malnourished in my face and my ribs will show in my upper chest and my clavicles protrude. The remainder of my flab lies in my belly and love handles (with some extra skin) and my arms/side boobs and inner thighs. I can deal with the inner thighs. But I need to find a way to get rid of the arm and tummy flab without losing any more all over body weight. Will working my obliques and rest of my abs area help get rid of the tiny bit of tummy left without losing more weight? How about my arms? I eat very well, if fact, I have bipolar disorder and there is what is called the "bipolar friendly" diet which is an amazing diet, full of proteins, fibers and other essential nutrients. I know my diet is fine, in fact it has helped me lose the weight and gain muscle. I cannot deviate from this diet for my mental health. Can anyone give me any pointers on how to tone these areas and burn this last bit of fat?! Thanks!