For everybody who would like to trim their waistline nice and easy, here are 10 of the most effective exercises that can help you do it. Do these often and see how easy it is to burn those extra inches around the waist.
1. Squat and twist
Stand with your feet as wide as your shoulders. Ease your body down to squatting position. Slowly twist your torso to the left. Then go back up to the starting position. Do the same thing to the right side. Repeat 8 to 12 times.
2. Power crunches
You surely know how crunches are done, as they are the most popular waist shrinking exercise ever known to man. Lie on the floor and put your hands behind your neck. Slowly arch your back to bring your shoulders to your knees. Repeat as many times as you can.
3. Weight lifting
Almost all of the most common weight lifting exercises can reduce your tummy size. Don’t hesitate asking a gym instructor about the different kinds that you can perform. Some of them can even be done right at home.
4. Toe Dips
Lie on the floor with your hands at your sides. Raise your thighs 90 degrees from the ground. Inhale before slowly dipping your left toe towards the floor without touching it. Repeat with the other toe.
5. Breathing exercises
Do you realize that you’re exercising your stomach muscles when breathing? Relax your belly and breathe slowly. Focus on slow exhalation.
6. Leg circles
Lie on your back and extend your legs on the floor. Raise your leg towards the ceiling. With toes pointing, make small circles with your leg from the hip. Inhale and exhale as you do this exercise.
7. Hula hoop exercises
If you want tighter belly muscles, grab a hula hoop and use it every day for fifteen minutes or so. Results will be noticeable in just a short time.
8. Pelvis tilt
Lie on the floor with arms at your sides. Bend your knees with feet flat on the floor. Tilt your pelvis upward by straightening your legs. Do that by sliding your heels along the floor. Hold for six seconds. Repeat 12 times.
9. Side Plank up
Lie sideways on the floor, stacking your legs together. Rest on one elbow to tilt your body. Raise one leg up, until it forms a straight line with your shoulders. Repeat 10 times for each leg. Perform 3 sets.
10. Back extension exercise
Lie on your stomach and put your forehead on the back of your hands. Feet should be shoulder’s width apart. Slowly raise your head, arms, shoulders, and chest. Twist to the right then go back to the center. Twist to the left and go back to center again. Make six rotations for each side.