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5 Fat Burning Abs Exercises

Posted on Jul 31, 2014 3:33:57 PM by healtheo360

Stomach fat is the most dangerous fat to have because it can actually make you crave more junk food and affect your health by eating unhealthy. Try some of these fat burning abs exercises.

5-burning-fat-abs-exercises The abdominals are the muscles from the core to the inner thighs and a good way to trim down your waist line would be doing pilates and yoga. When you are doing core exercises, you should feel a tightening feeling in your core. Don’t forget to inhale and exhale—breathing strengths your abs.

Here are 5 fat burning abs exercises you can do to step up your workout routine.

Two in one abs crunch

Sit in a position where your upper torso forms a V shape and legs are crossed and lifted. Hold a 5-pound dumbbell between both hands and swivel right and left, maintaining the V pose. Remember to breathe and do 3 sets of 15 reps.

Bridge opposite arm-leg reach

Lay face up with your left knee bent and flat on the floor. The right leg is extended up to the ceiling and with your left arm, reach for your right leg. Keep your right arm down by your side. Without moving your hips, open your raised leg to the right and raised arm to the left. Repeat. Do 10 to 12 reps and switch to the opposite side.

Low belly leg reach

Lie face up with knees bent to about 90 degrees and keep your hands behind your head. Lift up your shoulders and crunch up. Inhale and hold position for 3-5 seconds, you should feel a tightening feeling in your core. Exhale and extend legs to 45 degrees and hold for 3 seconds while squeezing the core. Try to do 2 sets of 10 to 15 reps.

Boat pose

Sit with bent knees on the floor and hands beneath your knees. The chest should be lifted and raise your lower legs slowly, while the knees are still bent and straighten your legs upwards, forming a V shape with your body. Stretch your arms forward and hold the position for 5 to 15 breaths. Do sets of 5.


Kneel on a mat on all fours and hands should be directly under your shoulders. Stretch both of your legs back one at a time, until you are in plank position. Keep your body long and straight and make sure you don’t lift your butt too high. Hold plank position for 1 to 2 minutes or as long as you can. Repeat for 3 reps.

Windshield wiper

Lie on your back with knees bent in a 90-degree angle and keep arms by your side. Press your back against the mat and from the waist down, move your knees to the right, exhale, and repeat on left. Repeat 5 to 8 reps.

Doing core-focused exercises 3 to 4 times a week will help you slim down your waistline, along with regular exercise and eating healthy balanced meals.

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