Getting in shape sounds great, but staying in bed is even more comforting, right? But, we all know that laziness cannot be a guide to a good body. So, what to do when your mind tells you to work out, but your body simply refuses to budge? If you are amongst those who are struggling to find a compromise between getting in shape and not working very hard, then, the following exercises are for you.
Are you having a hard time trying to fit into the dress you bought last year? 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, belly 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 belly 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 belly fat. There are some great fat burning ab-excercises and in our article we’ll show you 10 simple excercises you can do at home and reduce your belly fat naturally.
Nothing burns stomach fat easier than crunches. Crunches, according to some fitness experts, occupy the top rank among fat-burning exercises. It is high time you start including abs-crunching exercises to your daily routine.
Start by lying down flat with your knees bent and your feet on the ground. Lift your hands and then place them behind the head. You can also keep them crossed on the chest. Inhale deeply. As you lift the upper torso off the floor, you should exhale. Again inhale when you get back down and then exhale as you come up.
If you are a beginner, start doing crunches 10 times per set. Each day, you must accomplish two to three sets of crunches. Check out the video above for a detailed guide on how to do crunches.
2. Twist Crunches
Once you are familiar with regular crunches, you can modify the basic crunch to have a more effective and results-oriented tummy exercise.
Twist crunches are like your regular crunches. But in twist crunches, you have to lift the right shoulder towards your left, keeping the left torso on the ground.
When you are starting out, start doing twist crunches 10 times per set. You should aim for two to three sets of twist crunches in your daily routine. Check out the video above for more details on how to do twist crunches.