6 Best Exercises To Burn Belly Fat

Exercises to Burn Belly Fat | HealthInsta

Belly fat is the most unhealthy, stubborn fat. People with belly fat are at a higher risk of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and certain cancers. 

So it's important to change your lifestyle and start working out or exercising.

Here are 6 best exercises that helps you to reduce and manage belly fat.

1. Burpees

Target-Full body workout that also targets your abs.

How to do: Your feet should be shoulder distance apart while standing and send your hips back while you lower your body to all the ground in a low squat position. Then place the hands right outside the feet and hope your feet back and allow your chest to touch the ground.

Push the hands against the floor to lift the body up into a plank and then jump to the feet just outside the hands. Put the weight on your heels and jump into the air with the arms overhead.

2. Abdominal Crunches

Target-Lower and upper abs.

How to do: Lie down on the back with the knees bent, hip-width apart. Then place your hands behind the head with the elbows open wide. Take a nice deep breath and engage the core muscles while you lift your torso including the shoulders while keeping the head back without pulling the neck. Perform 20 repetitions.

3. Lying Leg Raises

Target-Lower abs, upper abs, glutes, hamstrings, and quads.

How to do: Lie down on the floor and place your thumbs under the hips flat on the ground. Lift the feet off the floor a little and look up at the ceiling and engage the core. Then raise both the legs to 90° and bring them back down slowly. Right before touching the ground raise the legs again slowly. Do three sets of 15 repetitions.

4. Scissor Kicks

Target-Lower abs, upper abs, glutes, hamstrings, and quads.

How to do: Lie down on the mat and place the palm under the hips. Take a deep breath, gently lift the head upper back and legs off the ground. Lower the left leg before it touches the ground, lift the left leg and lower the right leg. Perform this exercise 12 times to complete one set. Do 3 sets of 12 reps. Take a 10 to 20 second break before moving on to the next exercise. Make sure to do this exercise slowly and hold your breath while doing it.

5. Sit Ups

Target-Lower and upper abs.

How to do: Lie on the mat flex the knees and place the heels on the mat. Then engage the core and place the hand at the back of the head. Gently lift the head and shoulders of the ground and look at the ceiling. It is a starting position.

To lift the body of the ground use your core strength and come to a sitting position. Go back down to the starting position. Do 2 sets of 12 reps. While doing this exercise make sure not to bring the elbows close while sitting up.

6. Mountain Climbers

Target-Lower abs, upper abs, glutes, hamstrings, and quads.

How to do: Get into the high-plank position with the wrists directly under the shoulders. Make sure to keep the core tight, draw the belly button in towards the spine. Then drive the right knee towards the chest and bring it back to the plank position. Drive the left knee to the chest and bring it back, continue it to alternate sides.

Note: Before you start these exercises to lose belly fat, warm up for 10 minutes. After your muscles are warmed up take a break of 10 second and start.