Top 5 Exercises to Get a Flat Stomach Fast




There are many workouts that can aid in reducing your overall belly fat. However, getting a flat stomach is not as easy as that. Nevertheless, you can achieve your goal by choosing the right kind of workouts. Listed below are 5 powerful exercises that can easily flatten your stomach.

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[ Read: Exercises to Reduce Belly Fat at Home ]




1. Russian Twist

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How to Do:

  • Lie on your back with your legs straight.
  • Bend the knees around 45 degrees and place the heels on the floor.
  • Tilt your body slightly backward and hold a dumbbell in your hands.
  • Cross your legs at the ankles and hold your feet a few inches above the floor.
  • Swing your hands from side to side. Practice it for 3 to 4 minutes.

Number of Repetitions: You can practice this exercise 2 to 3 times in a day.

How it Helps: Russian twist can easily burn the fat on either side of your abdomen and shoulders.

[ Read: Beginner Workouts to Burn Belly Fat ]




2. Side Plank Dips

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How to Do:

  • Lie in a plank position.
  • Turn to your left side and slowly lift your right arm and a right foot away from the floor.
  • Keep your body steadily lifted on your left forearm and left foot.
  • Slowly dip your hip downwards almost touching the ground and then raise it back again.
  • Continue this for 10 to 20 times.
  • Repeat the same by turning to your right side.

Number of Repetitions: Side plank dips can be practiced 2 to 3 times in a day.

How it Helps: The exercise strengthens the core structures of your hips and abdomen.

[ Read: Simple Exercises to Reduce Belly Fat ]




3. Partial Sit Ups

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How to Do:

  • Lie on your back with your arms on either side.
  • Keep your knees raised and your feet flat on the ground.
  • Slowly lift your arms a few inches from the floor.
  • Lift your back almost 45 degrees from the floor and then revert to the original position.
  • Repeat it for 20 to 30 times.

Number of Repetitions: Repeat this exercise 2 times in a day for best results.

How it Helps: Partial sit-ups work by strengthening your back, abdomen, chest, and neck.

[ Read: Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat ]




4. Cross Crunches

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How to Do:

  • Lie on your back.
  • Keep your knees raised and feet flat on the ground.
  • Fold your arms with hands clasped together behind your head.
  • Lift your left arm and right leg and touch your right knee with your left elbow.
  • Return to the original position.
  • Now lift your right arm and left leg and touch your left knee with your right elbow.
  • Return to the original position. Repeat the process 20 to 30 times.

Number of Repetitions: Cross crunches can be practiced 2 times in a day.

How it Helps: It is very effective in burning the fat around your belly, sides, and hips.

[ Read: How To Lose Belly Fat In A Week ]




5. Downward Facing Dog

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How to Do:

  • Stand on your knees.
  • Bow down and place your hands on the floor.
  • Keep the knees aligned with your hips.
  • Raise your knees by supporting your body on your hands and feet.
  • Lift your hips upward as you straighten your knees.
  • Keep your back and elbows straight.
  • Keep your head aligned with your back.

Number of Repetitions: Repeat this Yoga pose 2 times daily and retain the position for 30 seconds.

How it Helps: It improves your posture, blood circulation, and energy levels.

All the exercises mentioned above are derived from various types of modern and traditional workout regimens. When practiced daily, they can be exceptionally powerful in reducing the fat stores around your belly.

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Written by: Pravallika Menon

Pravallika Menon is editor & Writer for "BeautyEpic.com". Full time beautician for a organic Hair n Makeup saloon. She has completed graduation in Andhra University. Social Activist & Yoga Trainer.

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