Effective Exercises To Lose Belly Fat

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Most women and men struggle with fat on their belly. No matter what they do or eat, they cannot lose fat around their stomach area. Moreover, fat in this particular area tends to look bad. It hampers your style game and makes you look unattractive in most of the cases. Therefore, we have listed a few exercises to lose belly fat.

All of these exercises are effective and easy to do. You can even practice these exercises easily at home.

Lying Leg Raises

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It is one of the most effective exercises that you can do to lose fat from your belly. Further, this exercise targets both lower and upper abs, glutes, hamstrings, and quads.

The exercise is quite simple to do. It would help if you lay down on a mat. Then lift your legs to form a 90-degree angle. Further, slowly bring them down. However, do not touch your feet to the ground. You can repeat this exercise about 15 times.

Legs In And Legs Out

This exercise targets your lower abs, upper abs, glutes, hamstrings, and quads. You need to sit on a mat and place your hands to your back with our palm touching the mat. However, ensure not to keep your hands too wide apart. 

Further, lift your feet a little and lean yourself back. Then bring your upper body close to your knees. It is a useful exercise and is sure to give you lots of pain in your stomach. You can repeat this 20 times.

Heel Touch

The exercise tends to target our upper abs and obliques. For this, you need to lie down on a mat with your legs flexed. Further, keep your legs broad as your shoulder width. Then bend sideways and try to touch your right feet with your right hand. Repeat this on your other side too.

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However, ensure not to keep your legs too close to your hips.


It is a full-body workout that also targets your abs to stand straight with your feet shoulder-width apart. 

Further, bend your knees and place your hands on the floor (frog position). Then jump and push your legs back to form a plank position. Then jump again to come to your original frog position. 

Ensure to land softly on the floor. It is a great exercise to tone every muscle in your body. You can even do this in your cardio to warm up your body. 


It targets your upper abs, lower abs, shoulders, biceps, and glutes. For this, kneel on your mat, place your elbows in front. Further, extend both your feet back and lift your body. Keep yourself in this position for about 30 seconds. 

Bottom Line

All of these exercises are simple to do. However, you must not exert your body. Start with less repetition, and you can gradually increase your repetition as your body becomes used to these exercises. Also, you should know that it will take time to show the results. Therefore, do not lose hope and keep yourself consistent with your workout.

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