Simple Exercises to Burn Stomach Fat


Is stomach fat giving you trouble sleeping? If the answer is yes, then you may want to implement some changes in your lifestyle to address it. Stomach fat can result in negative effects to your health if it is not addressed at the right time. For sure, stomach fat does not look good on you aesthetically. But the more important reason for you to address it is its long-term effect to your health. You should also want to read this article on why you may not be losing stomach fat.

Arguably the best way to lose stomach fat is exercising. If you are really serious about losing weight, you may need to put in an hour of exercise in your everyday routine to target and reduce stomach fat. There are some great fat burning ab-exercises and in our article we’ll show you simple exercises you can do at home and reduce your stomach fat naturally.

1. Vertical leg Crunch:


How to Do:

  • Lie down with hands behind your head.
  • Put your legs straight up with knees crossed.
  • Flex abs to lift head and shoulders off the floor. Lay back down
  • Keep legs extended in the air the whole time.
  • Exhale when you flex; inhale when you lay back down.
  • Do 1-3 sets with 12-16 repetitions.

2. Bicycle Exercise:


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.

3. The Captain’s Chair Leg Raise:


How to Do:

  • To do this exercise, stand on the chair and grip hand holds.
  • Press back against the pad then raise knees to the chest to contract the abs then lower them back down.
  • Do 1 to 3 sets with 12 to 16 repetitions.

4. Burpees:


How to Do:

  • To do the burpee, start from a standing position with your feet shoulder-width apart. Drop to the floor, and perform a push-up.
  • At the top of the push-up, jump forward to bring your knees to your chest.
  • And continue the jump to bring you as high off the floor as possible and back to a standing position.
  • These are real killers, but try to do as many as you can in two to three sets, lasting 30 seconds per set.

5. Exercise Ball Crunch:


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.

6. Mountain Climbers:


How to Do:

  • Start in the push-up position. Keeping your hips at the same height as your shoulders.
  • Shuffle your right knee in toward your chest.
  • And then immediately switch it out for your left knee.
  • Think of this move as trying to run in a horizontal position.
  • You want to do these continuously, without rest, as many times as you can while still keeping your hips and shoulders at the same level.

7. Butterfly Crunch:


How to Do:

  • Lie on your back with the soles of your feet together as close to your body as possible, with knees bent out to sides.
  • Place hands behind your head, elbows in line with ears.
  • Keeping your back flat on floor and stomach muscles contracted.
  • Exhale and curl your chest up a few inches off the floor toward your legs. Lower to start. Repeat 10 times.

8. Side to Side Touches:


How to Do:

  • Lie on your back, knees bent and feet flat on the floor, with your arms at your sides.
  • Exhale and contract your abs as you slide your right hand toward your right foot.
  • Your head and neck should remain aligned and your lower back pressed to the floor.
  • Return to start, then switch sides. Repeat 15 times.

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