7 Exercises To Get A Flat Tummy

7 Exercises For A Flat Belly | HealthInsta

When it comes to getting in shape, belly is the most hardest to lose. Just following a diet is not enough and you need to have an exercise regime to get a flat tummy.

Here are 7 exercises that would help you get a flat tummy.

1. L-Sit

L-Sit

Step 1: Sit on the floor with your palms by your sides and legs stretched in front of you. Keep your legs straight and close to each other.

Step 2: Squeeze your thighs and try to lift your body while balancing your body on your hands.

Step 3: You can lean your torso forward slightly to maintain balance.

Step 4: Hold this position for a few seconds then come back to the starting position.

2. Jackknifes

Jackknifes

Step 1: Lie on your back with your hands stretched overhead. Keep your hands close to your ears.

Step 2: Lift both your legs straight up at 90 degrees towards the ceiling. At the same time raise your arms straight off the floor.

Step 3: Both your hands and legs should be perpendicular to your body.

Step 4: Hold this position for a while then come back to the starting point slowly.

3. Bear Crawl

Bear Crawl

Step 1: Start with coming to all your fours with hips below your knees and hands below your shoulders. Your legs should be hip-width apart and arms shoulder-width apart.

Step 2: Lift your knees slightly without lifting your back.

Step 3: Take one step forward with your left hand and right leg and then repeat the same with alternating sides to move forward.

4. Overhead Circle

Overhead Circle

Step 1: Stand straight with your feet hip-width apart and hold a medicine ball or dumbbell with both your hands above your head.

Step 2: Move the ball in a circle (starting from the left side), while keeping your spine neutral and maintaining your balance.

Step 3: Circle eight times, then do the same on the other side.

5. ​Standing Side Crunch

Standing Side Crunch

Step 1: Stand straight with your legs hip-width apart and place your hands behind your head.

Step 2: Shift your weight to your left leg, then crunch your right leg by bringing your knee up towards your left elbow (diagonally).

Step 3: Lower your right leg to return to the starting point.

Step 4: Repeat the same on the other side.

6. ​Oblique Bends

Oblique Bends

Step 1: Stand straight on the ground with a dumbbell in each hand.

Step 2: Inhale, engage your core and bend your torso toward the right from your waist to move the dumbbell toward the floor.

Step 3: Bend sideways as much as you can without bending your knees.

Step 4: Pause, then go back to the starting position.

Step 5: Repeat the same with the other hand.

​7. Side Plank With Leg Lift

Side Plank With Leg Lift

Step 1: Lie on your right side and balance your body weight on your right forearm and right foot.

Step 2: Lift your hips in the air to get into a straight line from shoulders to toes.

Step 3: Keeping your torso stable, lift your left leg without bending your knee.

Step 4: Bring your left leg back to the starting point. Try not to drop your hip while performing this exercise.