We all have our moments and resolutions to be fit and healthy. There are different ideas, like setting up a diet chart or building a fitness routine. Most of all reduction of belly fat incites such resolutions. So in order to start your fitness campaign here are some best workouts and exercises to get a slim and toned belly.
Different Workouts to Reduce Belly Fat:
Crunches: The most basic and the most effective of all belly fat burning exercise are crunches. It also develops your abs faster than other workouts.
Lie down flat on your back, bent your knees and your feet on the ground, put your hands behind your head. Now inhale deeply and pull up your torso to your knees. As you pull up exhale and inhale again while pushing back to the original position.
10 to 15 reps with 2 to 3 sets are recommended for beginners.
Russian Twists: This exercise develops your core muscles. It is good for strengthening your oblique on the side of your abdomen.
Sit on the floor with your knees bent. Lift our feet a little and tilt backwards. Now hold your hands together and twist from side to side. Try touching your elbows on the floor while twisting. Maintain a steady pace.
15 to 20 reps are recommended with a set of 2 for beginners.
Bicycle Crunches: You don’t have a bicycle? This exercise will just be right for you. Helps in building balanced core strength.
Initially, lie down flat on your back keeping your leg raised a little. Put your hands behind your head. Then raise your right knee simultaneously raising your torso so your left elbow touches your raised knee. Perform the alternative similarly to complete one rep.
10 reps are recommended for beginners.
Reverse Crunches: This is a good variation of normal crunches. It reduces lower belly fat and develops the lower abs too.
Similarly, like crunches lie down flat on your back with your knee bent and hands behind your head. Now lift your legs a little with your knees bend. This is the position for reverse crunches. Now pull your legs back and keep your shoulder firm.
10 reps are recommended for beginners with 2 to 3 sets.
Leg raise: This is another great exercise for lower belly fat. Also, it strengthens your hip flexors and provides better balance.
Lie down flat on your back and keep your hands beneath your hips. Then lift both your legs together forming a right angle with the floor. Hold the position for 3 to 4 seconds and slowly bring your legs down together. Repeat the exercise with proper frequency.
15 reps are recommended for beginners.
Plank: Considered as the best exercise for a balanced core. This exercise is build to work on the whole abdomen and reduce belly fat. A balanced posture can be acquired with this exercise.
Lie on the floor on your toes. Put your forearms in front of you. Lift your body on your forearms and your toes. Keep your body straight and hold this position.
It is recommended from 40 seconds to 1 minute for beginners. Do not overdo if you feel fatigue.
Side Plank: This is a variation of plank and is relatively difficult than the original one. It also develops your core strength.
Lie on your side with your forearm as support. Keep your forearm at the right angle with your body. Now lift your body on your forearm and toes. Hold this position. Repeat this exercise on both your sides.
20 to 30 seconds is recommended for beginners.
Jogging/Running: There is none exercise better than jogging or running. It is best for your cardio and also burns fat. Keeps a steady metabolism and gives you a toned tummy. Maintains your calories and can be a good change to your stagnant fitness routine.
These are the basic exercises to reduce all that extra unwanted flab in your belly. No more trouble sleeping or bending down to tie your shoes. No hard time fitting the dress you bought last year. This will help you enhance your fitness routine. So go there and start sweating to success.