When we talk about losing fat, the belly is the most difficult part of all. This is quite common to everyone. Most of us had a nice and flat belly during our teenage. When we are in mid-twenties, our belly start coming out. Our bellies bulge without noticing.
There are plenty of exercises for belly fat that we called Abs Exercises. When it comes to abs, it is not all about number of exercises we incorporate during the mission of losing belly fat, it is all about number of repetitions.
Let’s say, you have started Lying-Down Leg Raises with 4 sets. You might do 10-15 reps on the first day in the first set. You feel difficult to do even 10 repetitions at the beginning.
If you are a beginner, you don’t need to do all sort of fancy Abs exercises which you find on the internet. You might ended up having an injury. Remember, most of abs exercises are prone to many back injuries. Just do these nice and easy yet extremely effective exercises.
1.LYING DOWN LEG RAISES
Lie with your back flat on the floor extending your legs straight. Place your hands under your glutes (Buttocks) with your palms down. Keep your feet attach together to prevent moving feet during the exercise. Even though you maintain straight legs, have a slight bent with your knees and raise your legs. Your toes should form a line with your forehead when your feet come up. Exhale at the top. As you inhale slowly legs back down to the starting position
2.LYING DOWN LEG PULL-IN
Lie with your back flat on the floor extending your legs straight. Place your hands under your glutes (Buttocks) with your palms down. Keep your feet attach together to prevent moving feet during the exercise. Now, bend your knees as you pull your legs towards midsection of the belly. At here, breathe out. Your knees should be near your chest. As you breathe in, slowly return to the starting position.
3. LYING DOWN ALTERNATE LEG HUG
Lie with your back flat on the floor extending your legs straight. Raise one of your leg with slightly bent knee and hold / hug your leg from the hamstring (back of the leg). Keep your other straight and about six inches above the floor. This leg should be parallel with the floor. Now, start the exercise by releasing the leg you are hugging and hugging the other one. Altranate hugging the legs.
4. LYING DOWN ALTERNATE KNEE HUG
Lie with your back flat on the floor extending your legs straight. Bend knee of your one leg as you pull your leg towards midsection of the belly. Hold / hug your leg from the knee. Your knee should be near your chest. Start the exercise by realizing the knee that you are holding and stretch the leg straight. At the same time, pull the other leg and hug the knee of that leg. Alternate hugging the knees.
Always breathe-in when your legs are either up or closer to the chest. Breathe-out as you stretch your legs straight. Even though breathing is a must during exercises, when you do these type of abs exercises with high repetitions, the exact position of breathing might vary. Make sure to breathe in and out all the time until you finish.