Weight Loss

How to get a flat stomach?

If you have been fighting flab since years because you hate going to the gym, then your life just got simpler. Well, dreaming of getting a flat tummy at home without hitting the gym just got easier because we have come up with a list of five exercises which can be very well done at home to achieve that envious flat tummy!

Here are the five exercises that you can do at the comfort of your home to get a flat tummy.

Crunches/Sit ups

Perhaps the easiest of them all and most beneficial for upper abdomen, crunches would be your first go-to for a flat tummy and a fitter you. All you need to do is lie down straight on the floor, holding your hands by your ears. Slowly bend your knees with your feet straight on the floor. Thereafter, lift your shoulders and upper back, up and away from the floor ensuring your face points towards the ceiling. Exhale as you go up and inhale as you return to the original position. 15-25 repetitions per day would be perfect to attain those washboard abs!

Crunches with twists

Perfect to get rid of those love handles caused after eating oodles of junk food, crunches with twists begin with simple crunches. The only difference being, one has to raise oneself up slowly and then twist one’s body from the waist for better results. Try to touch your left knee with your right elbow and vice versa 10-15 repetitions on each side can do wonders to your flabby tummy.

Hip lifts

Lie down on the floor with your arms by your sides. Place your palms downwards and your legs over your hips at 90 degrees. Lift your hips off the floor putting the pressure on your core muscles and let your legs point towards the ceiling. Then return to the starting position. 15-20 repetitions are ideal for a flat stomach.

Pike and stretch

Lie straight on the floor with your legs extended over your hips, then pull yourself up, like one would do while doing crunches. Ensure your hands reach towards your feet. Bring your arms back overhead, lowering your left leg towards the floor. Crunch up again with your hands reaching for your toes, bring your arms back overhead and lower your right leg towards the floor. Repeat 20 times for an unbelievably fit tummy.

Side Plank

Lie down on the floor, on your right side while your legs are extended and your feet and hips resting on the floor on top of each other. Place your right elbow directly under your shoulder. Contract your core muscles and lift your hips and knees off the floor. Hold for as long as you can and then return to the starting position. 10-15 repetitions per day are best if looking at having a flat tummy.


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