Working out at least 20 minutes a day can help you increase your body energy, burn fat and lose weight. This means that everyone can make some time to tone their body and improve their health. If you’re most worried about the abdomen area, then you can relax because we have an easy workout plan that can help you get rid of the annoying belly fat.
Here are 5 yoga poses and exercises that can help you get rid of belly fat:
1. Vertical leg lifts
This exercise will strengthen your lower abdominal muscles.
Lie on your back with legs together and straight. Place your arms straight, at your side. Lift both eggs up and keep them straight. Slowly lower your legs to 5 cm above the floor.Hold the position for a couple of seconds and then return to starting position. Do 3 sets of 10 reps.
2. Side Bends
This will help you stretch your upper body and strengthen your obliques.
Stand straight with your feet shoulder-width apart. Raise your arms straight over your head as you inhale. Lower your left arm down the left side and stretch the right arm over your head. Exhale. Bend your body to the left. Get back to starting position. Repeat on the other side. Do 3 sets of 10 reps.
3. Boat Pose
This pose will reduce your belly fat and improve your stamina.
Sit with bent knees and feet on the floor. Slightly lean back and lift your feet so that your shins are parallel to the floor. Stretch your arms out of you at shoulder height. Keep the pose with bend knees for 30 seconds. Tighten your abs while keeping the pose. Put your feet back on the floor. Repeat the pose, but with straight legs. Hold the pose a long as you can.
4. Forearm Plank
This pose will strengthen your abs and core muscles.
Get on your forearms and keep your shoulders directly over your elbows. Your arms should form a 90-degree angle. Lift your knees up. Keep a straight line from the top of your head up to your heels. Look down and tighten your abs. Hold the pose for at least 60 seconds.
5. Cobra Pose
Cobra pose will strengthen your arms, shoulders and will tone your abs.
Lie down on your stomach. Stretch your legs and put your hands under your shoulders. Move your elbows back. Strengthen your arms and start lifting your chest up off the floor. Inhale. Press the shoulder blades against your back. Hold the pose for 30 seconds. Return to starting position. Exhale.