Getting a flat stomach can be very challenging for many people, and often there is the urge to give up. That’s because we’re doing the wrong exercises and eating the wrong things to try and get a flat stomach. So what is the right way to get a flat stomach?
Contrary to popular belief it isn’t with sit-ups and crunches. But, doing cardio can definitely help get you a flat stomach. The reason why is because cardio exercises burn more calories than targeted exercises like crunches or leg lifts. Cardio exercises actually burn fat from your entire body, instead of just one targeted area. This will lead to your fat burning on your stomach and your stomach muscles beginning to show.
You can only succeed by taking the first step! If you can’t start exercising right now, you should at least make some changes to your diet. Once you have done cardio for a while, you need to do crunch exercises in order to get a flat stomach. But there are also different crunches exercises.
For working your upper abs, the basic crunch is your best exercise. You’ll want to lie on your back on an exercise mat for this exercise. With your hands at the side of your head and your knees bent 90 degrees. Lift your shoulders from the ground like you’re trying to bring your knees and chest together. Make sure you don’t move your legs. The point here is to lift yourself using your stomach muscles. Do this in 3-4 sets of 15-30 reps. Also remember to take a few minutes rest between each set.
For your lower abs, the best exercise you can do is the reverse crunch. To do a reverse crunch, lie on your back once again, hands directly behind your head, and knees bent. Keep your feet roughly five inches above the ground. Slowly bring your knees to your chest, lifting your behind off the ground a bit. Focus on working your stomach muscles. Perform do this exercise in sets of 3-4. With 15-30 reps per set, resting 2-3 minutes between each rep.
While there are a wide variety of exercises out that claim to flatten your stomach, these two are the best. Use these exercises and tips, and you’ll avoid the pitfalls of improper diet and poorly executed exercises. You should take these tips seriously, and do the suggested exercises just like I’ve explained them. This is your chance to get a flat stomach you don’t wanna cheat yourself. Don’t think that you can skimp on your exercises one day and make up for it the next. Consistency and routine is the key to success and achieving a flatter stomach. I wish you the best of luck!