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Exercises to Reduce Belly Fat for Females

Published on Jul 12, 2019 and last reviewed on Nov 22, 2019   -  4 min read

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Owing to a sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits these days, many individuals are becoming grossly overweight. Females especially gain a lot of weight in their belly region and around the hip area. Majority of females these days hardly get time for themselves because of managing work inside as well as outside their houses and hence they develop fat around various areas of their body. We all as women should take care of our bodies as this is the only place that we have actually to live in a day in and day out.

Exercises to Reduce Belly Fat for Females

Owing to a sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits these days, many individuals are becoming grossly overweight. Females especially gain a lot of weight in their belly region and around the hip area. Majority of females these days hardly get time for themselves because of managing work inside as well as outside their houses and hence they develop fat around various areas of their body. We women should take care of our bodies as this is the only place that we have to actually live in forever.

We all want to look like our favorite celebrity and have a flat belly. Is it not? So, never delay exercising or working out as “TOMORROW NEVER COMES.” Some women might feel that it is tough for them to go for a walk due to the rains. In such cases, we can perform basic exercises at home to stay healthy and fit.

Following are specific exercises to reduce belly fat for females.

1) Crunches:

Crunches

Crunches are one of the most famous belly fat exercise that females can perform at home. There is no need to join a gym to perform crunches. According to many research studies, it has been observed that individuals performing at least 10 sets of crunches per day at a beginner level saw tremendous belly fat reduction levels in three months along with following a balanced diet. Being consistent led to fat loss around the hips and belly region in many individuals, especially females. To perform crunches, follow the steps as mentioned below.

Always remember that whenever you are on a weight loss journey, you might get tempted to have foods that are high in sugar and you might get tempted to have foods that are not good for your health. But you must have a strong will power to overcome these temptations. Imagine yourself being healthy, fit, and having a flat belly in a couple of months and stay motivated. You can even stick a picture of your favorite celebrity next to your hall or room or the place that you frequently visit at your home to stay motivated to achieve your target. Tell your mind that “EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE, AND I CAN DO IT.”

2) Bicycle Exercise:

Bicycle exercise

The bicycle exercise is another belly fat reduction exercise. It helps in tightening and toning of your abdominal muscles. If you do not have a bicycle to perform these exercises, you need not worry. You can perform these exercises at home without needing or purchasing any kind of equipment. To perform this exercise, follow the steps as mentioned below.

3) Forearm Plank:

Forearm plank

Plank is another kind of belly fat reduction exercise. It helps to increase the overall strength of the body by strengthening the core muscles of your body, especially the abdominal muscles. Following are the steps to perform the forearm plank.

The benefits of performing the forearm plank daily are not only for the reduction in total body fat percentage level but it helps to decrease the levels of cortisol in the body thereby helping an individual to lead a stress-free life.

4) Captain's Chair:

Captain's chair

This is another belly flattening and body toning exercise that can be done at home itself. To perform this exercise follow the steps as mentioned below.

This exercise improves your sitting posture and also helps to tone your body. Perform this exercise daily to see your belly fat levels dropping drastically.

5) HIIT Sprint:

HIIT sprint

This is a fantastic cardio exercise that not only targets the belly fat but also tones your body overall. To perform HIIT sprint, follow the steps as mentioned below.

Repeat these episodes of jogging and running for at least five minutes daily. Believe me, your cardiovascular fitness levels will improve.

I hope you really loved reading this article on belly fat exercises for females and would definitely implement these exercises in your daily schedule.

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