While all of us want to be fit and have a flat tummy, most of us will admit that achieving this is not so easily done. Such a goal requires quite a bit of effort and time to achieve.
But keep your chin up and don’t let this deter you. In order to reach the body of your dreams, it is crucial for you to know which exercises to do.
Well, this time around, we will provide you with 9 exercises which won’t take too much of your precious daily time. In fact, they will take as little as ten minutes a day! That’s right, you heard us, dear readers.
If you stay true to them by performing them on a regular basis, they are sure to grant you the flat stomach you’ve always dreamed of!
1. The Roll
Lie down on the floor and make sure your back is resting on a tangle. Lift both legs off the ground and keep them straight. Continue by positioning your hand to the sides. Now just lower the legs to the floor, but be sure not to touch it.
Bring the knees to the trunk and then go upwards again. Repeat this exercise for 30 seconds, afterward take a deserved break. This exercise is of particular use to your lower abs.
Start off in a position similar to the one before, with your legs facing upwards. This time the legs need to go to the side. Once again, take them as close to the floor as possible without actually touching it.
You should also repeat this exercise for 30 seconds, just make sure to keep switching sides. This exercise, in particular, is great for your lower abs and side muscles.
3. Starfish Crunch
Start off once again in a lying position on the ground. Keep your legs and arms separated from each other. Next, position the arms over the head. Now touch your inverse foot to your inverse hand. During all this, make sure your breaths are steady and regular.
Repeat for 30 seconds.
4. Mountain Climbers
Place the hands on the ground and stand on your toes. Make sure to keep your spine straight. Then just bring your knees into the trunk. Of course, to do this successfully, you should switch between one leg and the other.
Do this for 30 seconds. Also, keep your tummy nicely tucked while doing this exercise.
5. Russian Twists
You should start the exercise by getting into a sitting position on the floor. Now, starting from the initial pose, bring your abdominal area to 45 degrees. You can choose to either bring your legs upwards or keep them glued to the floor.
Bend the abdominal area. Do so by placing the hands to the sides. Once again, do this for 30 seconds. This exercise is ideal for your side abs.
6. Spiderman Planks
Ah, planks. Most of you should know the drill. Start off by positioning yourself in a push-up pose. Lift one of your legs so that the knee is twisted at about 90 degrees. Hold this position for about 15 seconds, keeping your back straight.
Once again, tummy tucked. Then simply switch between legs and do this for another 15 seconds. Remember, regular breathing patterns are something you should pay attention to and work to maintain.
7. Single Leg Drops
Start off by lying on your back and spreading the arms to the sides. Next, lift both your legs upwards and keep them straight, before slowly lowering one leg and then the other.
Of course, while bringing them down pay special attention not to let them touch the floor.
Keep in mind that your legs should stay straight and active at all times. Repeat the exercise for 30 seconds, keeping constant track of your breathing. The targets of this exercise are your lower abs.
8. Twofold Leg Circles
This exercise requires you to lie on your back with your legs pointing to the ceiling. Start off by doing air circles, taking 30 seconds for each leg. Once again, regular breathing is a must while doing this exercise.
9. Vacillate Kicks
Once again, lie down on your back with your legs straight upwards. Now just use both legs to kick the air. Make sure that your back is glued to the floor. Deep breathing is required for this exercise. Repeat until you feel a burning in the lower muscles.