Abdominal fat is not only embarrassing but also can harm your health, research studies have found that excess fat increases the risks of cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and dementia. Fortunately, we have better ways to deal with belly fat, and here are 7 Belly-fat burning exercises to get rid of fat in 14 days and to lose few inches from your waist.
1. Butterfly Crunch
Crunches are the best way to burn belly fat, and fitness experts say they occupy top rank among the fat-burning exercises. Perform the abs-crunching exercises in your daily exercise routine and here is how to do Butterfly Crunch.
Start by lying down on your back; Place your hands behind your head and feet as close to your body. Inhale deeply. Touch the floor while the stomach muscles are being contracted. Now exhale, and curl your chest off few inches of the floor toward the legs. Start doing crunches 10 times per set and accomplish 2-3 sets.
2. Twist Crunches
When you get used to the regular crunches, modify the exercise simply a bit to perform effective tummy exercises.
With your hands behind your head, lie down on the floor. Bend your knees like in crunches and keep the feet on the floor. Lift your upper torso like performing the regular crunches. But in twist crunches, lift the right shoulder towards the left and keep the left side of your torso on the ground. Now lift the left shoulder towards the right, keeping the right side of your torso on the ground. side of your torso on the ground.
3. Bicycle exercise
Bicycling exercise is another effective low impact exercise to burn the calories and get rid of the stubborn fat, and no you don’t need a bicycle for this.
Start the exercise by lying on the floor. Place your hands behind your head as you do in crunches or on your sides. Lift your legs and bend them at knees. Now keep your right leg away and bring the left knee close to your chest. Now, move your left away and bring the right leg close to your chest, and keep performing in a way you are paddling a bicycle.
4. Spine Rollups
Spine Rollups is one of the belly fat exercises to tone and stretch your abs and back muscles. Lie flat on the floor; bring your legs slowly up until your legs are over your head. Roll your legs close to your head as far as you can, aiming to make your toes touch the floor behind your head. Now slowly return back to the legs-up position and do the repetition for 10 times.
5. Squat Thrusts
Perform Squat Thrusts exercises to lose belly fat. Stand and keep your feet wider than shoulder-width apart. By bending at your hips and knees, squat down and lower your body and balance with your hands on the floor. Kick your legs back making yourself move to a pushup position. Now, reverse the move immediately, quickly stand up from the squat. This forms 1 Rep.
6. Push Ups
Push Ups are a good exercise for tummy that will not make your upper body stronger but also emphasizes on the mid-section. It combines upper body pushing movement with a plank thus incorporating the stabilisation muscles of the core. Perform 3 sets of pushups within 1 ½ minutes.
7. Bending Side to Side
Stand straight with your feet together, keeping your hands to the sides. Bend your body to the right as much as possible, but keeping your legs grounded, say until you feel a strain on your left waist. Make sure you place your right hand on right hip while you raise left hand upwards. Stay in it for 15 seconds, and return to original position. Perform the same on other side by bending to left.