4 exercises to lose stomach fat


For most of the women, the stomach fat is a real problem area, and eating healthy is just not enough to lower belly fat. The best thing to maintain your figure, is the old fashioned work out. Many women are not satisfied with their abdominal muscle tone and they would gladly try out some exercises to burn stomach fat. Getting a flat stomach is not that difficult at all, but most of the women don’t know when to exercise, which exercises to do and how often. We did a little research and we find out which are the best exercises for losing stomach fat. Read our list to learn which are the right exercises to lose stomach fast quick and easy!

Side plank

Side plank

This is an abs exercise that is more challenging than the traditional plank, because you’re supporting your whole body weight on two points of contact. This means you must work harder to stay stabilized, that is why this exercise is one of the best for losing stomach fat.

How to do it: You need to lie on your left side with your elbow beneath your shoulder and legs stacked. Then place your right hand on your left shoulder or on your right hip. Brace your abs and lift your hips off the floor until you’re balancing on the forearm and feet. You body should form a diagonal line and hold for 30 to 45 seconds. Then switch sides and repeat.

The bicycle exercise

The bicycle exercise

The bicycle exercise is also one of the best exercises for flat stomach.

How to do it: Lie on your back with your shoulders, hips and pelvis in neutral position. Place your hands behind your head and engage your abs and bring your knees up to 45 degrees. Then slowly begin to pedal with your feet and bring your elbow up to meet the opposite knee at the same time. Switch sides and continue this through 1 to 3 sets, each of 12 to 16 repeats.

Exercise ball crunch

Exercise ball crunch

For this exercise you will need an exercise ball. This is a good exercise for your entire body, but especially for the abdomen.

How to do it: For this exercise, lie on the ball with your lower back fully supported and place your hand behind your head. Contract the abs to pull the bottom of the rib cage towards the hips. Keep ball stable as your curl up, and lower back down to stretch the abs. Do 1 to 3 sets with 12 to 16 repeats.

Walkout from push-Up position

Walkout from push-Up position

This is another incredible abs exercise that involves moving your whole body, while incorporating resistance to strengthen your entire core.

How to do it: Start in push-up position with your hands two inches wider than shoulders. Walk hand out as far as you can, then walk back. Repeat this from 10 to 12 times.

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