Many times diet is not enough to reduce the body fat, especially in the abdominal area. This area is the hardest to control and in today’s article, we present to you 7 exercises that directly target this area.
Practice this exercise every morning after you get up and in just several weeks time the results will be vivid.
1. FORWARD BEND
In a standing position place your feet together and while maintaining them straight as much as you can, bend the torso down and touch your feet with your hands. Repeat it ten times.
2. HEAVY SIDE BEND
In a standing position place your hands up while holding a dumbbell. Try to bed as much as you can on one side and wait for a few seconds. After that repeat it on the opposite side. Do this ten times by your both sides.
Planks are the best exercise for the abdominal area. It is very easy and simple. You just need to position yourself in a push-up position with your elbows (at a 90% angle). Make sure your body is in a straight line from toes-to-head.
4. PLANK KNEE TO ELBOW
Start the exercises lying face down on the ground with extended legs. Then you should push yourself up into the plank position. Try to maintain a tight core and flat back, bringing your left knee to your right elbow. Make a small pause and then return to the starting position. Repeat it ten times with both sides.
5. MOUNTAIN CLIMBER
Place your body in a push-up position and jump on each leg interchangeably. Try to get the knee as close as you can to the chest.
Lay down on the floor and place your hands behind your head. Lift your knee in a 90-degree angle and move your legs as you are driving a bicycle. Rotate your torso during the movement.
First, you need to lay down on the floor with extended arms behind your head. Your feet need to be together, and your toes pointed toward the ceiling. Next, start lifting your legs up and at the same time raises your upper body off the floor and reaches for your toes. Squeeze your abdominal muscles and hold the position for several seconds. Then bring your body back to the starting position.