Some of us don't feel comfortable exercising with strangers looking at us, and when we are not working out or exercising, we are simply putting weight on and gaining fat. So these How to Get Rid of Belly Fat with 10 At-Home Exercises will help you out. In less than a month, you could reduce excess fat around your waistline; you could also get rid of that belly fat once and for all. And if this routine gets too easy over time, you can add more sets and reps. Make this part of your daily routine and get that flat tummy you always dreamed of.
For your reading reference here is the transcription from the video by BRIGHT SIDE.Who has time to go to the gym? Plus, when the cold weather strikes, you aren't getting me out the door in the morning just to work out. Not to mention, there are those of us who just don't feel comfortable exercising with a bunch of strangers looking at us, but of course, that spare tire has got to go. Well, I've got the perfect solution for you. Try these ten at-home exercises to finally get rid of that belly fat once and for all: no leaving your house, no special equipment needed and no excuses. Before you get into your workout clothes, go ahead and hit that subscribe button to join the bright side of life. We put out new videos every single day of the week, so ring that little bell to be notified each time we post, you all set. Great. Now let's do this thing together.
One: Five Jumping Jacks, Plus one Burpee. Let's start with jumping jacks. Stand up straight with your feet together and your arms at your sides. As you jump up, raise your arms over your head and spread your feet. When you land from that position, jump up again and pull your legs back together and your arms to your sides. Do five reps. Ready? Go. First of all, jumping jacks are a great way to get that heart pumping. Plus you'll burn calories while building muscle strain. They're pretty easy peasy, quick and easy. So, moving on. Now for that burpee, bend down and place your palms on the floor. Jump and extend your legs back behind you into a pushup position. From there, jump again and bring your feet back under you. Now it's your turn. Then jump back and return. Perfect. For this first exercise, aim to do at least three sets alternating between the five jumping jacks and the one burpee. And let's keep moving right along.
Two: four mountain climbers plus two sit throughs. Start by doing mountain climbers. Get into a pushup position. Pull one knee up towards your chest as high as you can. Do the same thing with your other knee. Do four repetitions with each hop counting as one? And start! Like jumping jacks and burpees. Mountain climbers are a cardio exercise, which means they burn fat like no other. They also target your upper and lower abs, shoulders and leg muscles.
And now for the sit through, get into the pushup position. Bring your right hand up and kick your left leg through while simultaneously rotating your hips out to the side so that your butt almost touches the ground. Now, return to the pushup position. Do the same thing with your left hand, right leg. Repeat two times. Ready, get into position, kick that left leg through. And now, the right. Again left and right. Whew! You'll really feel this one targeting your entire core.
Three: Plyo step-ups. For this exercise, you'll need a step, stool or low seated chair. Just make sure it's stable enough to hold your weight. Put one foot on the step or chair, put your weight on that foot and jump up. While jumping switch feet so that the other one is now on the step, keep doing that back and forth for eight reps. Starting now! This exercise has all kinds of benefits, to begin with. It increases your overall leg strength, really hitting those quads, calves, and lower abs. It can also help you if you have some issues with your lower back.
Four: pushups, get into position with only your toes and hands touching the ground. Keep your elbows close to your body and lower your torso to the ground so that your elbows make a 90-degree angle. Raise your body by pushing away from the ground. Let's do eight reps. And go! Pushups train all kinds of muscles in your body. This plank-like position targets your abs and obliques. Pushing up works your chest muscles, and lowering yourself back down targets your upper arms and back. When done regularly, not only will you see better muscle tone, but also improved posture. We're halfway through the workout. Don't give up on me now.
Five: Two Split Squat Jumps, Plus One Burpee. Stand up straight and then jump into a lunch. Make sure your front knee doesn't go past your toes. After a couple of seconds, jump again and switch legs.
Do two of these. Ready, set, go. Split squat jumps are a great exercise for lean and strong legs. They strengthen your glutes, quads, hamstrings, and of course, abs. And now let's do a burpee again. Remember the four? Squat down, jump back into a pushup and jump again into the starting position. When you do this exercise on your own time, do three sets. That's it do two split jumps. One burpee, three times.
Six: toe taps. For this exercise, you'll need a medium-sized ball, something like a volleyball or Dodge ball will do. Place the ball in front of you on the ground. Put a toe over the ball, hop and alternate between tapping one foot and the other on top of the ball. Repeat this exercise eight times. Three, two, one go. This might look like a purely leg exercise like a lot of the exercises in this workout, but believe it or not, the act of bringing your leg up actually engages your lower abs. You know that annoying poof. That's so hard to target. That's why we do leg exercises to get rid of belly fat. What's cool about these toe taps is that they also help your coordination and balance out too. Almost there and done. You're doing great. Keep it up!
Seven: plank walks. Start by getting into a straight arm plank. Now, bend each elbow one at a time to switch into a forearm plank. Your elbows should be positioned right below your shoulders at a 90-degree angle. Keep that body straight and don't let your hips dip. Again. One arm at a time. Lift yourself back up into a straight arm plank. Do eight reps. Ready and begin. Take it slow on this one. It's not about speed, but correct form. If you're looking for an exercise to sculpt your core, the plank is it. It even targets those deep abdominal muscles, which when trained work as a sort of natural corset for your waistline. Another advantage of doing plank walks is that it reduces back pain. It also improves flexibility, posture, balance, and your mood. Yes, yes and yes!
Eight: sprinter sit-ups. Start by lying on your back on the ground or an exercise mat. Keep your elbows tight at your side, but bend them at a 90-degree angle. Kind of like you're holding an invisible ball over your belly. Then, engage your abs to crunch up. As you do this, bring your right elbow back and your left knee up. It's sort of like you're sprinting just on the ground. Repeat this exercise eight times. Switching sides on each count. On your marks, get set, go! Sprinter, sit-ups work not only your abs but your hip flexors as well. And that's a good thing. Since hip flexor muscles often get too tight and don't allow you to have a full range of motion. And done.
Nine: squat thrusts. Stand up straight with your feet shoulder with the bar. Lower yourself into a deep squat. Place your hands on the ground in front of you and jump back into a pushup position. Jump up again, reversing the movements. Do eight repetitions. Starting now. Squat thrusts are perfect for toning your muscles and burning fat. They involve your abs, glutes, hamstrings, quads, triceps, shoulders and chest. Besides, this exercise improves your endurance and strength. You breaking a sweat yet. Well, maybe our final exercise will do it.
Ten: sumo goblet squat pulses. Say that five times fast. Anyway, here's how to do this oddly named exercise. Spread your feet wide with your toes pointing outward. Hey, it's kinda like what Sumo wrestlers do. Ah, now I get it. Lower yourself down into a squat, bending your knees at a 90-degree angle. Now, bring your hips up, but only slightly. You'll mostly remain in a squat, just bouncing up and down a little. Do eight pulses. And go! Sumo goblet squat pulses, mostly target your quads, but they also strengthen your calves, hip flexor, glutes and outer thighs, as well as tighten your abs.
And that's it for today's workout. Way to go, champ. If this routine gets too easy over time, just add more sets and reps. Oh, and get ready for a total body transformation and the flat tummy of your dreams. Are you going to make this workout part of your daily routine? Do you know any other awesome exercises that eliminate belly fat? Let us know in the comments below. Remember to give this video a like, share it with your friends and maybe even do this workout together with a buddy. Be sure to subscribe and join us on the bright side where life is more fun, active, and exciting.
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