9 Exercises To Burn Abdominal Fat

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

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2. Scissor Lifts

How to Do Scissor Lifts | Abs Workout

Targets: obliques

  • Lie on the back with your back flat against the floor.
  • Place you arms by your side with your palms flat on the ground.
  • Lift your legs above the ground and bend your knees at a 90 degree angle.
  • Bring your lefts leg up while simultaneously lowering you right leg.
  • Continue alternating between legs for about 2 minutes.
  • Rest for a minute and repeat.
  • You should do about 3 reps for best results.
  • To make it ore difficult, straighten your legs and bring them closer to the floor.

3. Resistance Band Knee Tuck

Resistance Band Knee Tuck Crunch

Targets: transverse abdominals

  • Brace yourself between the backrests of two sturdy chairs or use a captain’s chair.
  • Keep elbows slightly bent, shoulders down, neck relaxed, with your head and chest lifted.
  • Keep your abs tight, and keep your legs together.
  • Slowly bend your knees and raise them towards your chest as you exhale.
  • Bring them back down, but do nut let them touch the ground.
  • Your body should be moving in a slow, controlled way.
  • Repeat for 3 sets of 15 repetitions.

Advanced Moves

1. Knee-Ups

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Captain's Chair Leg Raise : Fitness Tips for a Healthy Body

Targets: rectus abdominus

  • Brace yourself between the backrests of two sturdy chairs or use a captain’s chair.
  • Keep elbows slightly bent, shoulders down, neck relaxed, with your head and chest lifted.
  • Keep your abs tight, and keep your legs together.
  • Slowly bend your knees and raise them towards your chest as you exhale.
  • Bring them back down, but do nut let them touch the ground.
  • Your body should be moving in a slow, controlled way.
  • Repeat for 3 sets of 15 repetitions.

2. Russian Twist

Russian Twist (Lv 2)

Targets: obliques

  • Sit on the floor with your knees bent and your back straight.
  • Extend your arms in front of you and look ahead.
  • Slowly lift your heals off the ground and balance on your tailbone.
  • Begin rotating your arms and chest from left to right, as far as your can go.
  • Continue for 3 sets of 20 repetitions.

3. Ball Leg Lift

20 Swiss Ball Leg Lifts

Targets: transverse abdominals

  • Lie down with your arms spread our by your side
  • Bend your knees and place an exercise ball between your ankles. The ball should be close to your body.
  • Extent your legs so that they are at a 45° angle with the floor.
  • Slowly lower them back down but do no let the ball touch the floor.
  • Do 2 sets of 20-30 repetitions.
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