Every girl dreams of having a flat stomach with abs but that extra fat always troubles you. You always want to feel confident in swimsuit, skinny jeans or in sexy dress.
Crunches didn’t help you a lot so; here are some exercises for your shape up and for abs.
1. Russian twists
Sit on the floor with bent knees. Keep your legs together. Hold the dumbbell in hands and lift your feet slightly and balance yourself on your butt. Twist to the right and then left and repeat it. You can do 3 sets of 15 twists. Always remember to keep your spine straight.
Get into pushup position and then bend your elbows and put your weight on forearms. Your back should be straight. Hold this position for 15 to 60 seconds and do 3 sets. Side planks-Lie on one side and keep your straight legs. Raise your pelvic region until you form a straight line with your body. Keep the opposing arm up in the air straight. Keep this position for 15-60 seconds and then switch the hand.
3. Weighted squats
Keep your legs wide open and hold one dumbbell with both hands. Start doing squat and touch the dumbbell to the floor. Keep your back straight and slightly bent forward. Do 3 sets of 15 squats.
4. Shoulder stand
Recline on your back and lift your legs up. Lift until your toe touches the ground behind your head. Place your hands on your back. If you cannot touch the ground then at make a straight line from shoulders to knees. Hold yourself for a minute and then slowly bring your legs down.
5. Criss cross Pilates exercise
Lie on your back and keep your hands behind your head. Keep your legs in tabletop position. On exhale rotate your thorax to left and bring left leg towards the right arm. Repeat same with the opposite side. Try to make it quick and without pause.
6. Leg lowering exercise
Lie down on the floor and raise your legs to make 90 degrees with your upper body. Once you balance yourself then lower one leg to the floor and other in the air. Bring it to the start position and repeat with the next leg.