Top 10 Effective and Efficient Exercises to Lose Belly Fat

Posted By: Stella Pike | October 25, 2017

Reduce Belly Fat

Now a day, people find it hard loosing extra weight at that belly point. If you are one of those then, you are at perfect place for solution. Defined abdominal muscles that is usually referred to as ‘abs’, has become a health and fitness quotient. It is all about diet and exercise. You cannot choose between the two. Perfect amalgamation of calories intake and exercise is best opted to reduce belly fat or abdominal fat. Apart from the fitness competition, in long run belly fat causes some detrimental diseases and metabolic syndromes. Hence, it is best to address the issue now than ever. Always consult your GP before starting any kind of weight loss programs.

Try these 10 fundamental yet effective exercises for lose belly fat.

1) Crunches

Stomach Crunches Exercise

Crunches are considered as one of the highest fat burning exercises. Hence, even experts consider it to be top exercise for reducing belly fat, and to achieve that 6 pack abs. Moreover, abs-crunching exercise is the smartest way of losing weight. Here is the perfect way of doing crunches:

Exercise starts with lying down on floor with back straight with keeping your knees bent and feet touching down. Place your hands behind your head and lift your shoulder off the ground. Inhale deeply before raising your shoulder and exhale while coming back down. Repeat 10 times and do two to three reps a day for best results.

2) Twist Crunches

Twist Crunches Exercise

These exercises are nothing but the modification of the conventional method of doing crunches. Once you get orientated with the traditional way you need to repeat the steps only with some changes. After lying down on the ground, you lift your right shoulder towards left side, keeping the left torso on the floor (then vice versa). Never forget to keep breathing during exercises which is very important for muscles.

3) Double Leg Lifts

Double Leg Lifts Exercise

These are kind of pilates exercise that works on your core. This is also known as the mermaid exercise. Keeping your legs together leads to increase workload on abs, hence it is the most challenging of all abs exercises.

Keep your back flat on the floor and face up. Your hands go behind your head with elbows wide open. Bring your legs up keeping your heels close to each other. Push your torso up and hold for few seconds then come back to mat. Repeat for 10 times at a stretch.

4) Flutter Kicks

Flutter Kicks Ab Exercise

This exercise has its major impact on lower abdominal muscle. Lying on the ground with face up, keep your hands and upper torso above the ground. Lift your right leg few inches above ground and left more towards ceiling. Bring left down but keeping it few inches above floor and lift right towards ceiling. Do 6-8 repetitions at a stretch.

5) Exercise Ball Crunch

Ball Crunch Exercise for Abs

Exercise ball requires a lot of muscle stabilization. Keep your back on the ball and feet fixed firmly to the ground. Hands go back of the head, and lift your upper torso keeping the ball stable on the ground. Inhale while going back down. Do not forget breathing.

6) Rolling Plank Exercise

Rolling Plank Exercise

This exercise mainly affects on the abdomen, hip and lower back. Lay down on the ground sideways. Keep your elbow perpendicular to the shoulder, keeping left leg on the right one. Hip and back will always be above the ground with knees straight. Hold this position for 30 seconds initially and increase to 1-2 minutes.

7) Vertical Leg Crunches

Vertical Leg Crunches Exercise

This is just another traditional way of doing crunches. Lie on the ground with face towards ceiling. Lift both legs up to 90 degrees. Keep one leg on the other. Breathe in slowly and lift the torso towards the pelvis, then exhale. Repeat for 12-16 times.

8) Hip Lifts

Hip Lifts Exercise

Lie down on the ground. Keeps your palm to your sides facing down and lift your hip to 90 degrees keeping your knees flexed. Lift your body up and legs towards ceiling and hold for few seconds then come down to starting position. Repeat for 10-12 times for 3 sets.

9) Bicycle exercise

Bicycle Ab Crunches Exercise

You can do this exercise without a bicycle. Lie flat on the ground flex your knees. Bring right knee towards your chest and left leg out straight. Slowly and gradually bring the left leg towards chest and right leg out as if you ride a bicycle. This will have a good result on hip, lower back and abdomen.

10) Walking

Walking Exercise

Walking is one of the conventional ways of doing cardio exercises. These exercises not only help in burning maximum calories but also decreases the extra flab. Accepting a proper method of calorie intake with walking for 30-45 minutes a day for 5-6 days a week will give you visible result in a very short span of time.


These exercises will have an impact on increasing your metabolism and heart rate. It has a decreased risk of injuries and is regarded to be an efficient workout for beginners. So choose the best of the list and get going from today onwards. You can multiply the effect by adopting top 10 effective and proven ways to reduce your belly fat steps. Until and unless you see visible difference in your body, do not stop and keep increasing the repetitions as much as your body can take. Keep share your experience below in the comment section.