…Who does not want a flat tummy? They make you look vey much presentable
How do you stay fit. Exercises are very important in our daily lives and they come in different styles. We could decide to take a walk to and fro our street, do sit ups in our rooms or even ride a bicycle in our compound
There are various exercises for various parts of the body. These exercises helps to loosen one’s muscles, help one gain strength and altogether give one a good-looking shape.
The idea of eating, drinking, even binge eating and just sitting in front of our TVs watching Netflix is not a very healthy lifestyle choice and has dire consequences for our health. You still wonder why you keep getting those folds in your sides? And those extra layers of flesh around your tummy?
Here, we have compiled 5 effective exercises to keep your tummy, most especially in good shape. The exercises below helps to stretch the abdomen and burn those fats that have become a part of one’s stomach.
1. Jumping Jacks
This exercise helps to loosen all the stiff muscles and allow for weight loss as this is essential for abs development and a flat tummy.
To do this exercise, you stand with your feet together and your arms by your sides, then jump up with your feet apart and your hands overhead.
Return to the start position then repeat the process for 30 seconds. This exercise provides full body work-out.
To do this exercise, you have to lie on the floor with your toes and forearms ( the opposite part of your arm) on the ground. Keep your body straight as you hold yourself in this position for 30 seconds. It is pertinent to note that your toes do the work, you rest on your toes and make them upright against the floor.
This exercise helps to strengthen the abdomen and back and shoulders.
3. Leg Raises
To do this exercise, you lie on your back and leave your hands straight beside your body just beneath your hip to enable support. Next, you lift your legs gradually till they face upwards.
Bring your legs down slowly and repeat this process 8 times.
Note that your legs when raised must be as straight as possible.
This exercise helps to stretch the abdomen.
4. Flutter Kicks
To do this exercise, you have to lie on your back with tour arms by your side. Lift your legs mid-way in the air and keep them as straight as possible.
Then, you quickly raise your right leg up, and simultaneously lower your left leg. Repeat this process for 16 seconds.
Note that while switching legs, your legs do not have to be suspended in mid air, they should touch the ground. You feel the stretch in your lower abdomen as this is where the exercise stretches.
5. Standing Bicycle Crunches
To do this exercise, you have to stand with your feet shoulder width apart. This means that you spread your feet to be in the same width with your shoulders. Then you bring your knee to your opposite elbow.
Return to the first postion and repeat this process 8 times for each side.
These exercises are even super effective with consistency.
You know how your yard looks like when you leave it untended? That’s how these exercises will seem without consistency.
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