To want a flat stomach is perfectly normal and if you want help with that, check out the 5 best exercises to lose belly fat at home below.
If you want to see your abs, doing abs exercises will only help you to a certain extent. The issue with not seeing a six-pack is likely the body fat percentage you currently might have. If getting a six-pack is your goal, you first need to be in a caloric deficit and lower your body fat.
Not only your nutrition needs to be on point for you to lose belly fat, but you can also increase your calorie expenditure by performing activities and that is what these best exercises to lose belly fat at home are all about. The person who came up with this list was Max Posternak.
Max Posternak is the founder of Gravity Transformation, a website focused on giving tips and training guidance for people looking to improve their fitness and lose weight. His YouTube channel has over 5 million subscribers.
Check out his 5 best exercises to lose belly fat at home.
5 Best Exercises to Lose Belly Fat At Home
1. 4 Step Up and Overs + Mountain Climbers
For this exercise, you can hold a pair of dumbbells in your hands. Step up on a small platform sideways and came out the other side. Do this 4 times and then perform 4 mountain climbers.
2. Mayweather Stand-Up
Technically part of this movement is a sit-up, but you will stand up tall at the end of it. This exercise works a lot of muscles and gets your heart rate up.
Lay on the ground with a weight above your head. Swing the weight towards your feet as you sit up, bring the weight in front of you and stand up tall. Squat and sit back down to repeat the movement.
3. Alternating Kneel Down + Squat Jump
Holding a pair of dumbbells in your hands, kneel backwards to lunges alternating the foot each time and kneeling down. After doing two kneel downs, one with a different starting foot, squat down and jump.
4. Sprawl and Alternating Sit Throughs
This looks like a complicated exercise, but once you know how to do it, it is great and that is why it features Posternak’s list of best exercises to lose belly fat at home.
It involves a sprawl, a half-burpee, a downward dog position, and a kick through.
5. Weighted Burpee
Of course, it had to be the burpee. But to take things to the next level, Posternak advises doing this fat-burning exercise with a dumbbell on each hand.
And that was Posternak’s 5 best exercises to lose belly fat at home. If you have minimal equipment at home, you can perform any of these exercises. If one or more of these movements looks difficult to you, Posternak explains how to regress the difficulty and still burn fat to shrink your belly.
Simply click on the video below.
VIDEO – Best Exercises To Lose Belly Fat At Home
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