Reaching your goal of having a flat stomach is not something that you will be able to achieve overnight. It requires a shift in mindset and the willingness to commit to consistent, hard work. Don’t panic, though. By following a simple workout each day, you can move closer and closer to the stomach of your dreams.
Add this 10-minute routine with just 9 moves to your daily regimen:
Flat on back on mat or floor.
Legs high up in air and straight.
Slowly slower legs together, without touching floor.
Repeat sequence for thirty seconds at a time, breaks in between.
#2. The windmill
Same start position as first move.
Alternate bringing both legs as far to one side as possible, not touching floor.
Continue for thirty seconds before break.
#3. Crunches like a starfish
Imagine a starfish, lie down with legs and arms open.
Move arms over head.
Touch opposite hand to opposite foot.
Alternate sides for thirty seconds.
Practice steady, deep breathing.
#4. Horizontal and vertical mountain climbers
Horizontal plank position.
Bring one knee to elbow, alternate, repeat.
Standing with arms above head, reaching.
Brings alternating knees as high as possible.
Perform for thirty seconds.
#5. Do the russian twist
Sit on floor, feet up or touching down.
Lean back a bit to feel core tense.
Alternate bringing hands to each side.
Continue for thirty seconds.
#6. Spidey plank
Pretend you’re Spiderman and get into plank pose.
Raise on bent knee to right angle and hold for fifteen seconds.
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#7. Drop your leg
On back with arms stretched out at sides.
Both legs straight in air.
Bring one leg down at a time and back up slowly.
Alternate sides for thirty seconds with straight legs not touching ground.
#8. Double leg circle
Flat on back, legs up straight.
One at a time, make circles with each leg for thirty seconds.
#9. Air kick
On back, legs up straight in air.
Kick with alternating legs as hard and firm as possible.
This ten-minute routine is one you can do each morning before leaving home, and slowly but surely, you’ll get a flatter stomach.
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