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EASY BELLY FAT EXERCISES -You Can Do At Home To Burn Off Your Tummy Fat

Having known the health risks associated with abdominal fat, and the social embarrassment it gives to those suffering this plague, many people are looking for ways to burn off their belly fat as fast as possible. Some have tried different fitness programs in the gym with only little results. And presently, most persons do not even have the time to go the gym because of their busy schedule. They prefer to do their workout in their homes, so that they can save both their time and resources. But their major setback is that they don’t really know the kind of workout or exercise that they can easily do in the comfort of their homes to quickly burn off their belly fat.

If you have such experience or a similar one, it simply means that you are one of those persons I have in mind, writing this article. I really want to help people like you to overcome this disturbing problem for good. As you can see, I have put out 12 different easy belly fat exercises that you can do at home to get a flatter tummy. If you can consistently do at least 10 out of the 12 on a daily basis, you will definitely see positive results within two weeks. And if you continue for a while, with a little precaution on your consumption, your belly fat problem will become a thing of the past.

If you are not sure about the precaution you need to take on your consumption (food intake), click on the link below to see the post that explains it in detail.

https://ourbellyfat.com/what-is-the-best-diet-to-lose-belly-fat-fast/

 

Now lets get down to our main business in this article.

12 DIFFERENT BELLY EXERCISES – YOU CAN DO AT HOME

1. JUMPING JACKS

Jumping jacks is one of the easy belly fat exercises you can do at home to warm up your entire body in readiness for all other forms of exercise that would follow. Doing it at a high intensity will help you lose belly fat more quickly.

How To Do It.:

 

 

A Lady Doing Jumping Jacks - Easy belly fat exercises
A Lady Doing Jumping Jacks

 

(i) Start with your feet together and your arms by your side.

(ii) Then jump up with your feet apart and your hands overhead.

(ii) Return to the start position, then do at least 20 reps.

Target – This exercise provides a full body workout and works every muscle in your body.

Point of Note: After doing jumping jacks, Please, take a short break of at least 10 – 15 second before you start the next exercise.

2. LUNGE TWIST

This is a workout for beginners who want to reduce belly fat quickly. It involves a full body movement that can be part of a warm-up routine and is also a great lower body exercise that strengthens your core. You can also use this as a warm-up exercise in addition to jumping jacks to get your blood flow to many muscles at the same time.

How To Do It :

 

 

Women Engaging In Lunge Twist Exercise - Easy belly fat exercises
Women Engaging In Lunge Twist Exercise

 

(i) Stand straight with your legs hip-width apart and your arms stretched out on a straight line with your shoulder parallel to the floor.

(ii) Take a big step forward with your right leg, bend both knees, but making sure the knee and the ankle of your right leg are on a straight line.

(iii) Now, twist your upper body to the right, only from your ribs up, using your torso.

(iv) Return to the starting position, and repeat the movement on the left side. Alternate sides like that and do a set of 10 reps.

Target: It strengthens the glutes and legs and it improves the flexibility of the hips. The twist enables you to engage your core and works on your abs and obliques at the same time.

What to avoid: Don’t twist your knee or bend your spine forward. The spine should be kept straight.

Tip: Once you build tolerance with this exercise, you can perform it with holding a weight (like a medicine ball) in your hands.

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3. LYING LEG RAISES

It is good to begin with this exercise when you are done with the first two which must have fully warmed up all the muscles in your body to start responding positively to the call in each exercise.

How To Do It:

 

 

A Lady Doing "Leg Raises" Exercise - Easy belly fat exercises
A Lady Doing “Leg Raises” Exercise

 

(i) Lie down on your back, and put your hands beneath your hips for support.

(ii) Lift your legs up, keeping them straight until they form a right angle with the floor.

(iii) Then slowly bring your legs down, and just before touching the floor, raise your legs again and repeat the exercise. Do 2 sets of 15 reps.

Target: It works your lower abs and also improves the strength and flexibility of your hips and lower back.

4. ABDOMINAL CRUNCHES

Abdominal crunches are very good for reducing belly fat while burning calories at the same time.

How To Do It:

A Lady Doing Abdominal Crunches - Easy belly fat exercises
A Lady Doing Abdominal Crunches

 

 

(i) Lie on your back with your knees bent, hip-width apart. Then, place your hands behind your head with your elbows open wide.

(ii) Now, lift your upper body off the floor, using your torso, while keeping your head back without pulling on your neck, and hold to this position for a few seconds before returning slowly to the start position. Then do a set of 20 reps.

Target: It primarily works the rectus abdominis muscles and the obliques. And it also strengthens the front of your torso or the core region of your body.

 

 

Good to know : Abdominal crunches are not just only easy belly fat exercises, but are also excellent exercises to strengthen your lower back and reduce any pain in it !

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5. BURPEES

Burpee is one of the best ways to lose belly fat faster than any other exercise.

How To Do It:

 

 

A Lady Engaging In Burpee Exercise - Easy belly fat exercises
A Lady Engaging In Burpee Exercise

 

(i) Stand straight with your feet shoulder-width apart.

(ii) Bend your knees and place your hands on the floor. Let’s call this the “frog” position for clarity.

(iii) Jump and push both your legs back and get into a plank or push-up position.

(iv) Hop and return to the “frog” position.

(v) Jump vertically and extend your hands above your head.

(vi) Land softly on the floor.

(vii) Get into the frog position again, then go back to the plank position. Do 3 sets of 8 reps. Take a 10-second break between the sets. Also, take a 20-second break before moving on to the next exercise.

Target: It is a full body workout that hits every muscle from head to toe. It also targets your abs and gets your heart pumping too.

 

6. SIT -UP

This exercise is an excellent way to strengthen your abdominal muscles.

How To Do It:

Woman Doing Sit-ups - Easy belly fat exercises
Woman-Doing Sit-ups

 

(i) Start by lying flat on a floor mat, face up. You can put your arms behind your head or cross them in front of your torso.

(ii) Now, keep your lower body still and move your upper body towards your knees. Take a deep breath and exhale as you go up.

(iii) Then inhale as you bring your body back to the mat. Make sure your arms are not pushing against your head and neck too much. You are supposed to use the abdominal muscles to move up and down, so make sure your neck is not strained during this exercise. Do this 10-15 times.

Target: Lower and upper abs

7. HEEL TOUCH

How To Do It:

A Woman Doing Heel Touch Exercise - Easy belly fat exercises
A Woman Doing Heel Touch Exercise

 

(i) Lie down on a mat. Keep your legs flexed, feet wider than shoulder-width apart, and flat. Keep your hands by your side, chin up, shoulders relaxed, and core engaged.

(ii) Bend sideways and try to touch your right heel with your right hand.

(iii) Bend toward the other side and try to touch your left heel with your left hand.

Do 20 of these to finish one set. Do 3 sets of 20 reps. Take a 20-second break before moving on to the next exercise.

Target : It increases core strength in the obliques and the rectus abdominis (six-pack abs muscles).

8. MOUNTAIN CLIMBER

How To Do It:

A Woman Engaging In Mountain Climber Exercise - Easy belly fat exercises
A Woman Engaging In Mountain Climber Exercise

 

(i) Start in the push-up position. Then, bend your right knee towards your chest, and keep your left leg straight.

(ii) Quickly switch from one leg to the other. And do a rep of 16.

Target: This exercise strengthens multiple muscle groups in the body while improving the pumping efficiency of your heart.

 

9. PLANKS

This is one of the easy belly fat exercises you can do in the comfort of your home to build your core. It helps to improve your posture by building isometric strength. According to one fitness expert, “planks tone and strengthen the muscles of the abdominal region and support the spine”.

How To Do It:

 

 

A Woman Engaging In Plank Exercise - Easy belly fat exercises
A Woman Engaging In Plank Exercise

 

(i) Kneel down on a mat.

(ii)Place your elbows on the mat and extend your right leg back, then your left leg.

(iii) Keep your neck, back, and hips in the same line. Keep your core engaged and hold this position for at least 30 seconds. Do 3 sets of 30-60 seconds hold.

What Not To Do – Do not place your palms far away from your shoulders. Do not droop your lower back or pike it up.

Target: It strengthens the muscles in your upper abs, lower abs, back, chest, shoulders, biceps, and glutes.

What Not To Do – Do not place your palms far away from your shoulders. Do not droop your lower back or pike it up.

 

 

10. SIDE PLANK

How To Do It:

 

 

A woman Doing Side Plank Exercise - Easy belly fat exercises
A woman Doing Side Plank Exercise

 

(i) Extend your legs and lie on your right side such that your feet and hips rest on the floor with one of the feet on top of the other one.

(ii) Place your right elbow under your shoulder while contracting your core muscles and lift your hips and knees off the floor. Hold on to the position for few seconds and come back to the normal position. Repeat the same on the other side. Do a set of at least 5-10 reps for each side

Target: It helps to maintain proper posture and reduce stress on the spine and hence helps to prevent back issues. It also strengthens the abdominal and the back muscles.

11. BICYCLE CRUNCHES

How To Do It:

A Woman Doing Bicycle Crunches - Easy belly fat exercises
A Woman Doing Bicycle Crunches

 

(1) Start by lying on the mat and keep your hands either by your sides or behind the head

(ii) Lift both legs off the ground and bend them at the knees

(iii) Bring your right knee near your chest, while keeping your left leg away

(iv) Then take your right leg away and bring your left leg near your chest, and keep doing it as if you are paddling a bicycle.

Then repeat 15 times on each side, pause, then repeat again

Target: This exercise helps to firm the hip muscles, tone your thighs and activate the upper abdominal muscles. By impacting the upper abs, lower abs, obliques, glutes, hamstrings, and quads,

What Not To Do – Do not hasten to complete the sets, and do not tuck your chin in.

12. RUSSIAN TWIST

A Woman Doing Russian Twist Exercise - Easy belly fat exercises
A Woman Doing Russian Twist Exercise

How To Do It:

 

 

(i) Sit on a floor mat and bend your knees slightly, your heels should be flat on the mat and lean back a little. Join your palms to balance your body. This is the starting position.

(ii) Now, turn your upper body to the right, pause and squeeze your right oblique muscles, then turn your upper body to the left and pause to squeeze your left oblique muscles. The movement should come from your ribs and not your arms. Then, do a set of 15 reps.

Target : It strengthens your oblique muscles, upper abs, lower abs, and glutes.

What Not To Do – Do not hold your breath while doing this exercise.

So, you now have what will help you to actually lose your stubborn belly fat. All you need to do now, is to start right away beginning with the first two exercises (jumping jacks and lunge twist) every morning, to warm up your entire body including every muscle in your body, before taking on the rest of the workouts.

Please feel free to give me feedback on your experiences as you try out these various easy belly fat exercises right there in the comfort of your home.

 

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