The pandemic has been tough on everyone. If you have gained some weight around your midsection then our workouts are perfect for trimming your waste and shrinking your love handles in no time
How to lose belly fat?
Have you heard people say that they have a muffin top? So, What is a muffin top? It’s the annoying flap or area that spills over your waistband. It sometimes is also called love handles. For many, Especially for women, the body will store an excess of fat around the stomach.
Sadly doing doing hundreds of crunches won’t work, because the muffin top is mainly fat. Some people still believe they can eliminate fat in one area by working it with a particular exercise over and over again, also called “spot reducing“. Do not be fooled by this theory! Spot reducing is – unfortunately – not possible. In order to lose the muffin top you need to focus on full body weight loss and therefore lower the level of overall body. Exercises focusing just on the abdomen do help lose belly fat, however, you need to work on all areas in different muscles to tone your midsection. They are there for everyone but that are hiding behind a layer of fat.
I guess your wondering what the fastest way to lose this fat may be? If you combine an overall-all strength workout with cardio routines you will lose that muffin top.
Cardio + HIIT Training to burn belly fat:
High Intensity Interval Training involves doing sharp, intense bursts of cardio exercise followed by short rest periods. These are repeated for multiple cycles.
High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has been extensively studied over the past 10 years. As a result of these studies, we can conclusively state that HIIT
· Will get you aerobically more fit than traditional exercise
· Will improve insulin sensitivity faster than standard exercise
· Is the most time efficient form of cardiovascular exercise available
· Burns more calories than steady state cardio while you are exercising
· Kicks in the after burn effect (EPOC) which increases your metabolism for 24-48 hours after training
· Targets the fat in your abdominal region
· Suppresses appetite
Strength training to define abs:
Ab exercises alone will not help you get rid of your belly fat, but they will give it a tighter, more toned appearance as you lose weight. Target your lower abs, upper abs, obliques and lower back to work the entire waistline. Also, perform exercises that target other muscle parts. By adding muscle to your body, you will increase your resting metabolic rate and burn more calories while at rest. This will cause you to shed weight around your middle and to get rid of your muffin top at a faster pace. Repeat the following fat burning workout routine three times a week.
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The Power workout plan to Burn fat and lose your muffin top
Monday: Strength Training
Tuesday: High-Intensity Cardio Training
Thursday: Strength Training
Friday: Cardio Training + Strength Training
Sunday: High-Intensity Cardio Training
Single Leg Glute Bridge:
Starting position: Lie on your back on the floor or on an exercise mat with your feet flat on the ground and your knees bent. Place your feet hip-width apart with the toes facing away from you. Raise one leg off the ground and fully extend it.
Now perform the movement by extending your hip upward and raising your glutes off the ground (try to hold this position for some seconds and be sure to extend as far as you can).
Repeat this fat-burning exercise as often as mentioned in your home workout routine.
Exercise Ball Pull-In:
Starting position: Put an exercise ball close to your feet and get in a pushup position. Place your lower shins on the top of the ball and keep your arms and legs extended.
Keep your upper body and your arms stationary and pull your knees to your chest and exhale during this motion.
After that start extending your legs back to the starting position.
Repeat this fat-burning exercise as often as mentioned in your workout routine
Starting position: Lie on your side and lift your hip up while you are supporting your body with your foot and your forearm.
Hold this position so long as it’s planed in your belly fat workout routine!
Plank Knee to Chest:
Starting position: get in a pushup position supporting your body with your feet and your arms
Hold this position
Bend your right leg at the knee and hip. Bring your right knee toward your right elbow as close as you can. Your knee should be under your chest.
Drive back your right leg to the starting position. Repeat the exercise according to the training plan then switch legs.