5 Best Exercise Workouts To Help You Trim Your Waist Line
According to the American Council on Exercise (ACE), there are 5 exercises that are guaranteed to give you maximal results on your abdominal and other core body muscles if you can add them to your workout regularly.
If you can make use of these exercises, you will be able to develop a flat stomach and reduced waist line after some few months.
Here are these five top exercises that you can engage in:
1-The bicycle manoeuvre
Follow these steps to carry out this manoeuvre:
-Lie on your back
-Place your hands behind your head slowly
-Bend your left knee while you slightly twist your upper body till your left knee touches your right elbow
-Slowly release your body from this posture
-Repeat this movement on your right knee till it touches your left elbow and then slowly release your body from this posture
-Repeat these routines at least 12 times within one set and try to carry out three sets of these routines.
2-Crunches on exercise ball exercise
This exercise engages your core muscles to help you to stabilise your entire muscle groups.
You should follow these steps to carry out this exercise:
-Lie on the exercise ball with your mid back
-Place your hands behind your head with your elbows sticking out
-Hold your legs out in a sitting like position to help you stabilise on the ball.
-Slowly raise your upper body up and hold your upper body in this position for about 3 seconds.
-After these three seconds slowly release your body back to your starting position.
-Repeat this routine about 12 times at a time and try to carry out 3 sets of 12 repetitions of this routine.
3-The vertical leg crunch exercise
Follow these steps to carry out this routine
-Lie down on your back and extend your legs towards the ceiling
-Place your hands behind your head
-Lift up your upper body off the floor and hold it in that position for about 15 seconds
-Slowly lower your body back to your starting position
-Repeat this routine at least 12 times and try to carry out 2 to 3 sets; you can increase the number of repetitions to 15 times in one set as you become stronger.
4-The torso track exercise
You will need to buy an abdominal wheel from a good fitness store to carry out this exercise. Once you buy this abdominal wheel you can follow these steps to carry out this exercise:
-Grasp the handles of the wheel and position your knees on the floor
-Roll out the wheel as you extend your body
-After extending your body fully with this wheel you should then slowly bring back your body to your starting position. This simple exercise works on all your core muscles.
-You can carry out 8 to 12 repetitions of this exercise during one set when you start out and you can then increase the number of repetitions gradually after you gain more strength and endurance.
5-The long arm crunch exercise
Follow these steps to carry out this exercise:
-Lie down on your back and extend your hands above your head
-Lift up your upper body by contracting your abdominal muscles with your hands and arms in a leading position.
-This exercise can be very difficult to perform initially but you would get used to it as you practice over and over again.
-Initially carry out one set of 12 repetitions at a time and then gradually increase the number of sets of repetitions to three sets.
You must note however that for you to get the maximal results from these exercises you have to eat a healthy diet that would encourage weight loss.