Exercises to Reduce Wobbly Belly

 

A Wobbly Belly is not only unsightly, it is also unhealthy. Women who store fat in their abdomen are at a greater risk of developing chronic diseases and some cancers. Losing weight through a healthy, portion-controlled diet and exercise can help you reduce the Wobbly Belly and improve your health.



 

The best way to reduce your Wobbly Belly fat is to do plenty of cardio exercise. Exercise of low to moderate intensity is the best way you can reduce and tone your stomach muscles and reduce its Wobbliness. Burning calories by walking, cycling, running and jogging not only helps in reducing Wobbly stomach but it also increases your strength and lung capacity.

1. The Wood Chop:

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How to Do:

  • Start with your feet shoulder width apart, and your knees slightly bent.
  • With a weight in your hand, start with your arm across your body.
  • Holding the weight with both hands next to the opposite hip.
  • Bring your arm up and diagonally across your body.
  • This works the muscles on your sides where your love handles are.
  • Make sure you are using your core to move the weight, not just your arms.

2. Lying Leg Twist:

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How to Do:

  • Lie on your back with your arms stretched out to the sides, hands flat on your mat.
  • Lift legs and bend knees so that your calves are parallel to the floor and your thighs form a 90-degree angle with your torso.
  • Lower both legs together to one side so that your outer right thigh touches the ground on the right side, maintaining the 90-degree angle.
  • Return them to center and then lower to the other side so that your outer left thigh touches the ground.
  • Build up to 3 sets of 25 reps each.

3. Crunches:

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How to Do:

  • Lie down on your back with your knees bent at a 45-degree angle.
  • Place your hands across your chest and crunch upward, lifting only your upper back off the ground.
  • Leave your lower back on the ground.
  • Then come back down, but just before your shoulders touch the ground, crunch upward again.
  • Throughout the movement, do not relax your abdominal muscles but keep them consistently tense.





4. Alternating Toe Touches:

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How to Do:

  • Lie on your back with your back pressed against the floor.
  • Elevate one leg up in the air while slowly lifting your torso off the ground. U
  • Using the opposite arm, reach over and try to touch your toe. Remember to exhale while perform this part of the exercise.
  • Slowly begin to lower your torso and arms back down to the starting position while inhaling.
  • Repeat the movement on the other side. Repeat the movement.
  • Try for three sets of 30 reps on each side.

5. Exercise Ball Pike:

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How to Do:

  • Position your feet and shins firmly on top of an exercise ball.
  • With your arms straight, fully extend outwards until you are in the push up position.
  • Do not bend your knees, hunch or arch your back.
  • Press your toes into the ball, contract your lower abs, and lift your bum into the air.
  • You should form an upside down “V” at the top.
  • Slowly lower back down into the push up position.
  • Repeat for 12-20 reps.

6. Slider Knee Tuck:

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How to Do:

  • From a high plank position with both feet on sliders, brace core and pull both feet in toward your chest.
  • Focus on not letting your shoulders hunch and not allowing your upper body to lean forward too much.
  • Push feet back to return to high plank starting position.

7. Bicycle Exercise:

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How to Do:

  • Lie on the mat or on the floor and keep your hands either behind your head or by your side as you do in crunches.
  • Lift both the legs off the ground and then bend them at the knees.
  • Bring the right knee close to the chest, keeping the left leg out.
  • Then take the right leg out and bring the left leg close to the chest.
  • Alternate bending the knees as if you are using a bicycle.

8. Exercise Ball Crunch:

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How to Do:

  • Lie on the ball so your lower back is supported and feet are firmly planted on the ground
  • Place hands across chest or behind the head
  • Contract abs and lift your torso up and forward
  • Lower back down
  • Keep the ball stable during each crunch
  • Exhale when you crunch; inhale when you lower back down
  • Do 1-3 sets with 12-16 repetitions.




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