Lose WeightHow to strengthen the abdomen with these exercises

How to strengthen the abdomen with these exercises

We discover 4 exercises to achieve perfect abs, with which to strengthen the abdomen at home easily and simply. Get to know them!

The abdomen tends to be one of the parts of the body that accumulates the most fat, along with the hips, buttocks and buttocks. In fact, it is usually one of the places in our body that many nutritionists tend to look at, especially since it is a clear indication of whether the person is overweight or obese, after having shown that the Body Mass Index (BMI) is not usually as accurate as previously thought.

Therefore, when a person wants to lose weight, one of the most common questions that is usually asked is how to eliminate fat from the abdomen. A useful option is to practice abdominal exercises, which help strengthen the muscles in this area of ​​the body while we lose weight by following, for example, a weight loss diet.

Precisely not only when it comes to eliminating fat from this area of ​​the body, but also when it comes to strengthening the abdomen, a very good option is to follow a healthy lifestyle, along with a balanced diet and the practice of regular physical exercise (preferably aerobic exercises).

In this sense, it is true that there are also specific exercises that help eliminate fat from the abdomen, such as, for example, the so-called abdominal exercises, which tend to focus on the lower, upper and oblique ones.

The key? There is no doubt that to achieve the purpose of eliminating fat and strengthening the abdomen is perseverance, in addition to patience (a lot of patience), since the regular practice of these exercises daily helps a lot.

Helpful tips to get a strong abdomen

The best way is to opt for exercises that pursue the objective of strengthening this area, such as abdominal exercises, performed in batches, and practiced every other day (in this way we will avoid muscle fatigue).

Abdominal exercises to strengthen the abdomen

First exercise

Place a blanket or mat on the floor so that when you lie down you feel as comfortable as possible.

Sit on the mat, with your back straight and your legs straight. Without bending your head, bring your arms straight up to touch the tips of your fingers. While exhaling the air when performing the contraction of the abdomen, and then inhale the air during rest.

You can perform several repetitions, but without overdoing it so that you do not suffer stiffness in this delicate area.

Second exercise

This second exercise is popularly known as climbing, and it basically consists of lying face down on the floor, on a comfortable mat, in the same way that you position yourself to do push-ups.

You just have to stand at a certain distance from the ground with the palms of your hands glued to it, and try to raise your legs to the waist in the same way as if you were climbing, first with one foot and then with the other, so on until performing 20 repetitions. Then rest for 10 seconds and do it again for a total of 60 repetitions (20, 20, and 20).

Third exercise

This third exercise is known as the L-shaped abdomen, and it is quite likely that you have already practiced it at some point or other. It consists of placing yourself on the floor, face up, in the same way that you do to practice abs.

But this time you should raise your legs leaving them together, and try to touch your ankles or calves by raising your head and back off the ground.

Fourth exercise

This fourth exercise is known by the name of crunch, and it is one of the most basic and popular that is performed when it comes to getting strong abs. In other words, it is the classic abdominal exercise par excellence.

You just have to lie on your back on the mat, place your hands behind your neck holding it, and with your elbows open try to lie down and get up, always keeping your legs bent and your feet glued to the ground. It is very important not to use force with the neck to avoid contractures.


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