If losing fat fast is one of your fitness priorities, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up some of the best moves you can do in the gym or at home to burn calories and reach your fitness goals in no time.
Personal trainer Matt Laurie gives us the scoop on the top three abdominal exercises to reduce belly fat fast.
If you’re curious about these exercises to lose belly fat fast, check them out below and follow Laurie’s instructions on how to perform them correctly.
Seated V Crunches
First, you have to lie on the ground. Then extend your arms towards your thighs. Raise your legs a few inches and sit up a bit. That’s the initial position.
Next, stand up by bringing the heels of your feet towards you, while your body also moves towards your knees.
The idea is to lean on your buttocks trying to touch (or get as close as possible) your chest with your legs. Then inhale as you return to the starting position.
You must repeat it between 15 and 25 times.
Medicine ball sit-ups
Medicine ball exercises are one of the most effective exercises to work the trunk in a very short time. Lie down, with your legs stretched out.
Hold a medicine ball above your head. Raise your legs keeping them as straight as possible as you bring the medicine ball towards them.
Lower slowly and repeat. If you find it difficult at first, bend your knees toward your chest instead of keeping your legs straight.
Do 3 sets of 10-15 repetitions.
Lie on the floor, face down.
Position your arms so that your shoulders are directly above your elbows, with your wrists aligned with your elbows in a straight line (see image above).
Contract your abdominal muscles and glutes (the muscles that make up your buttocks) and hold the position for as long as you can. Gradually lengthen the position holding time.