Having a large belly with a lot of fat is a big problem for a lot of people because it is the most unhealthy and dangerous type of body fat.
This means that the internal organs are surrounded by fat. If you want to eliminate the fat from the belly you need you change your lifestyle and be more active. When you combine the right exercise with the right diet you will surely reach your goal. Here are some exercises that target the belly fat.
8 Simple Exercises to Reduce Hanging Belly
1. Double Leg Lifts
Lie on the ground on your back and place the palms under the head with open elbows. Lift the legs up together and inhale. As you pull the torso from the floor you should exhale. Stay up for couple of seconds and lower the torso down on the floor. You should do this exercise 10 times.
2. Flutter Kicks
Lie on the floor on your back with the hands behind your head and shoulders lifted off the floor. Extend the legs and simultaneously raise one leg up few inches off the floor while you lower the other leg down. Alternate between legs without taking a break. One rep means going up and down on each leg. You should do 8 reps.
Lie on the floor on your back with the hands behind the head and the knees bent. Lift the shoulders off the floor and curl the legs simultaneously to your ribs. Go back to the beginning position. Do this exercise in sets of 10 and repeat it as much as you can.
4. Criss Cross
Lie down on the floor on your back and put your palms below the head, while keeping the shoulders wide apart. Your knees should be bent and pulled to the sheens. Then, you should pull the shoulders and head up from the mat and inhale. Inhale and exhale while you spread the left leg out and twist the torso to the right so you can touch the left elbow and the right knee.
Do the same thing with the opposite leg and elbow and do the set 10 times.
5. Exercise Ball Crunch
Take a ball and lie down on your back with the feet on the ground. Put your hands behind the head or on the chest. Lift the torso up and forwards and go back to the beginning position. You need to keep the ball stable during this exercise. Do 2-3 sets with 15 reps.
6. Rolling Plank Exercise
Lie on the floor sideways while supporting the body with the right leg and elbow. The left leg should be above the right leg and the elbow should be in line with the shoulder. Don’t touch the ground with your hips and keep the knees straight. Stay in this position for half a minute and when you get more comfortable you can stay in the position for one minute.
7. Vertical Leg Crunch
You should lie down on the floor and extend the legs up towards the ceiling. Lift your upper body part towards the legs and breathe slowly. Do 2-3 sets with 15 crunches.
8. Hip Lifts
Lie down on the floor while keeping the arms by your sides. Position the legs at 90 degrees over the hips and flex the feet. Use your core to lift the hips off the floor towards the ceiling. Go back to the beginning position and do that for 15 times.