28
Nov

Unbalanced body shape is no less than a nightmare. It not only worsens your personality but also makes you lethargic, tired and tensed. The fat deposited at the belly is a major eye sore and a great health hazard in the long run. If you are very conscious about your fitness and concerned about that round-shaped belly, better start with the basic exercises to prepare your body for further toughened workouts. To initiate, adapt aerobics. It really works! Aerobic exercises like walking, jogging, cycling, or swimming for 30 minutes a day, three to four times a week will help you gain energy, prepare you for further workouts and will have a positive effect on your whole body apart from reducing your pot-belly. Specific exercises combined with proper nutrition plan will definitely help you attain the desired body shape. Nutritionists advise on refraining from excess sugar, salt and processed food and advocate on incorporating fibre-rich food and fibre-rich leafy vegetables in your diet plan. They also favor drinking lots of water as it helps eliminate toxin from body, a great help in the process of fat reduction. Following are some of the most effective and proven exercises that strive to shape your body. Go for them. 

Stomach Twisting 

  • To start with, stand straight on a flat surface in attention position.
  • Stretch the hands in front of your eyes making 90 degree angle with body. Keep your eyes on the nails of your hands.
  • Now slowly move the hands to the left side with eyes fixed on nails.
  • Do not slant your legs in any direction by making them stiff.
  • Use only upper part of the body and twist to the most possible position. Remain in this position for some seconds and come back in the original state.
  • Reiterate the twisting procedure for right side.
  • The exercise is important as working out for 10-12 times on each side will help you reduce 1 to 2 inch of fat.
  • Be consistent with the exercise routine and feel the difference in two-three weeks. 

Abdominal Crunches 

  • Firstly, lie down straight on the floor.
  • Bend your knees and put your hands under the ears without intertwining them.
  • Take a deep breath.
  • Now lift your head and chest gradually to crunch up and try to touch your knees with your forehead.
  • When done, move to original position exhaling the air (slower than you inhaled in crunch movement).
  • To get effective results, push the lower back towards the floor while pushing the head and chest towards ceiling. It will create crunch in stomach stressing the abdominal section.
  • Stop for a few seconds in maximum reachable position and then come back to original position.
  • Repeat each step 5 to 10 times as per stamina in one go.
  • The desired shape can be attained by practicing 3 sets, hardly consuming 10-15 minutes daily. 

Air Cycling Exercise 

  • To perform, lay down on the flat surface with eyes positioned towards sky.
  •  Locate your hands straight on the floor with palms touching it or you can place them under the head (But, remember not to change their position in between the exercise.).
  • Lift your leg with bent knees to a moderate and comfortable position (at an angle of 45 degree to 90 degree with body).
  • Slowly make balance in this situation and start making cycling moves riding the imaginary cycle.
  • Carry on the process for two minutes.
  • Repeat the exercise at continuous intervals performing three sets per day to contract the abdominals. 

To sum it, these exercises are of huge importance to fitness conscious people. Combined with good diet plan, cardio and strength training exercises above discussed workouts reduce the fat drastically.