Some among us are lucky enough to have no weight issues their entire life, no matter what, how much, or when they eat. Yet, when it comes to a set of defined, strong abs, it seems that everyone needs to sweat a bit and exercise.
The following workout plan contains the best exercises that will help you burn belly fat and strengthen the abdominal muscles.
You should perform 15 repetitions of each exercise in 3 sets, and gradually increase up to 5 sets or 50 repetitions of each exercise.
1. Knee Tuck
Lean back on the floor, so that you touch it only with the buttock, and maintain the balance with the hands. Bring the knees toward the chest.
2. Oblique Bench Crunch
The thighs should be in a vertical position, and the knees on a chair. Raise the shoulders off the ground, twist the torso to the right trying to touch the right knee with the right elbow. Repeat on the other side.
3. Toes-To-Ceiling Hip Raise
Lie flat on the floor, and maintain the balance with the hands. Raise the legs as high as you can while keeping them straight, while keeping the hips off the bench and the shoulders fixed.
4. Reverse Crunch
Lying on the floor, with the knees bent and the toes on the floor, grab the ground with the hands at your head level to support yourself.
Keep the shoulders fixed throughout the movement, bring the knees towards the chest while engaging the entire core muscles and let the feet to lightly touch the floor on the downward movement.
Additionally, the following tips will help you burn belly fat in an accelerated way:
- Avoid alcohol;
- Eat fatty fish a few times a week;
- Avoid fruit juices;
- Avoid sugary foods and beverages;
- Limit the intake of refined carbs;
- Consume probiotic foods;
- Lower stress;
- Eat foods rich in soluble fiber;
- Avoid foods that contain trans fats;
- Eat protein-rich foods;
- Get plenty of sleep.