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The 5 best exercises to build your core muscles

by bukky Jun 13, 2022


As belly fat is heavily reliant on a diet, it is often more difficult to lose inches from other parts of the body.



Men’s bodies are typically apple-shaped due to abdominal obesity. A waist circumference of more than 90 cm in men and 80 cm in women is considered unhealthy.

It’s a sign of unhealthy visceral fat accumulating near the internal organs and indicates for a lifestyle change.

Here are the 5 best exercises to reduce your belly fat –

Planks

The plank is a back exercise that places pressure on your abdomen, causing belly fat to melt away. Lie down on the floor with your chest facing the ground and prop yourself up with your hands and feet, trying to keep your entire body straight and stiff the entire time. To get the most effective results, stay in this position for at least two minutes. When your body has gotten used to this exercise, you can start doing multiple sets.

Leg raises

Leg raises target the abs and obliques. It also aids in the development of stronger abs, as well as increased stability, strength, and body tone. Leg raises isolate the rectus abdominis muscle, which is responsible for adding tone to your tummy when done correctly. On your back, lie down. Slowly raise your legs to a 90-degree angle, keeping your knees straight and your feet pointing to the roof, with your palms placed beneath your hips. Exhale out as you pause for a moment before lowering your legs back down.

Crunches

Crunches are one of the best exercises for reducing belly fat because they target the belly region specifically. Lie down on your back and raise your knees to form a mountain shape with your feet firmly planted on the ground. Then, with your hands behind your head, raise your upper body to a right angle with the floor. Do this for a total of 20 -25 repetitions in one set.

Side crunches

Side crunches are similar to regular crunches. The only difference is that every time you lift yourself up to make a right angle with the floor, you alternately turn your body to the right and left. The key to effective crunches is to never lift your feet off the ground and to keep your hands behind your head at all times. Do this for a total of 24-26 repetitions in one set.

Bicycle

Are you wondering if you’ll need to invest in a bicycle for this one? No, the bicycle exercise does not require you to ride a bicycle. Lie down on your back, raise your legs in the air, and move your legs in a circular motion to mimic riding a bicycle. You can begin by doing this for about two minutes and gradually increase the time as you become more comfortable.

Posted by on June 13, 2022.

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