Tuesday, 21 July 2015

3 Simple Exercises to Get Flat Stomach


If you aspire for an enviably flat tummy, you should do certain exercises regularly. These workouts will help you to remain slim, calm and flexible. It is found that giving proper movements to joints and muscles help people sprint forward without afflicting themselves with any injury. But there should be a limit beyond which the body should not be stretched, as it would bring unnecessary wear and tear that might damage the ability to move altogether. Hence, you should aim for a brisk 20-minute walk every day to burn fat to remain simple with your body exercises regimen. Other exercises can also be tried with some supervision initially from reputed trainers. Once they give go ahead, you can practice slightly complicated ones at home. Following are the three simple exercises that would keep your tummy flat and make you sprint like a tiger on the long run.

flat stomach

  • Bicycle Crunch:  You should first lie down with your back on the floor. While doing so, you should keep the hands behind your head. Now, you should try to bend your legs at a 45 degree angle so that the right knee is closer to the chest. Simultaneously, you should straighten the left leg. While doing this exercise, you should slowly rotate your top half in such a manner that your left elbow touches your right knee. After a minute of freezing in this posture, you should repeat the same exercise by switching sides.

    bicycle crunch

  • The Boat: Sit on the floor with your knees bent and feet flat. Sitting in this posture, you should tilt your top half of the body back. Now, you can extend your legs so that your body forms a right angle. While doing this exercise, you should pull your abs in to balance the body. After freezing for a minute, slowly extend your arms at shoulder height past your knees. After reaching this posture, hold for five slow breaths again and return to your starting position. Repeat this exercise five times a day to keep the body flexible.

    boat exercise

  • The Plank: You should lay your face down first. After this, you should lift yourself up onto your toes and forearms. At this position, your elbows must be bent at 90 degrees. Now, keep your core muscles tight and your legs straight to balance the body in the elevated position. Freeze at this position hold your breath for 10 seconds before releasing your body to reach the starting position. Repeat three times a day, gradually building to 40 seconds each.

    plank exercise

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