Are you one of those who have hard time losing the tummy fat? You should consider actively performing workouts which can help you lose belly fat around your abdominal area. Some of these workouts are easy and some are a bit harder to do, however, the best thing about these workouts is you can do these in your home without having to use any equipment or going to a gym. So no excuses for not trying out these workouts which will give you better chance to shed the extra tummy fat and have a toned belly.
1. Low-belly leg reach
This is a very good exercise that targets the waist region and good for the abdominal region area. First, with your hands behind your head, lie face up with your knees bent up at 90 degrees, holding in your stomach and keeping your knees stacked over your hips, lift your shoulders up and rise up.
Hold this position for 5 seconds. Exhale and then extend your legs at 45 degrees, hold again for another 5 seconds. Al this while holding in your belly, especially the lower region at the second part. Repeat this for 10 to 15 reps.
2. Advanced leg crunches
This is an advanced, intense move for the abs. Start by lying on your back with your knees bent and a 3 pound dumbbell between your feet. Put your hands, palm down underneath your butt. Hold in your abs, use it by bringing your knees toward your chest, lifting your hips, head and shoulder gently and slightly. Then go back to starting position. Do this for 15 to 30 reps 3 times a week.
3. Donkey kickbacks
This is done by kneeling on all fours , keeping your back straight, then draw your belly in and hold it, then raise both your knees 2 inches above the ground. Still holding in your stomach, kick your left leg behind you, squeezing in your butt. Your hips should always be facing the ground to prevent injury. Repeat 8-10 times and switch legs.
4. Boat pose
To do this exercise, simply sit with your feet on the floor with your knees bent and hands behind your knees for support. Your back, shoulders and chest should be lifted, hold in your abs and raise your legs still bent at 90 degrees up so that they are parallel to the floor and you are only relying on your butt for support. If you start to feel pain, straighten your legs and your arms. Then hold up for 5 to 15 breaths, relieve and start again. Doing this for 5 time.
5. Scale pose
This is done by sitting crossed leg on a mat or floor preferably mat that not hurt you, your hands next to your hips. Imagine holding in pee, this is how you tighten your pelvic area, then lift yourself up, hold up for 5 seconds, then lower down. If you can’t lift your lower body of the mat, stretch your feet out and try lifting your butt. Do this 3 -5 rep.