Best Abdominal Exercises

Know how to get rid of abdominal fat using abdominal fat burning exercises and workout to get a flat belly. Lose belly fat easily and flatten your abs by these exercises.


Several abdominal exercises may be considered to lose belly fat. The sit-ups and abdominal workouts can help.


Do any of the following abdominal exercises for a few weeks and see results. It is better to practice these exercises in the following order.

Ab Workout Set 1

Choose any 2 exercises, if you can't do all. If your abdominal does not flatten out by one exercise, try another one.

  1. Exercise 1: Lie on your back on a floor mat with feet flat on the ground and both hands at right angle to your body and touching the floor. Breath in and while breathing out move your knees towards left side to touch the floor. Feel the tension on the sides of your belly. Repeat in the other direction. Do these exercise 5 times.
  2. Exercise 2: Naukasana Yoga Asana
    Lie on your back on a flat surface on a floor mat. Raise your legs and the upper body at an angle of 30 degrees and hold for 30 seconds, then return to the starting position. Breathe normally all through the asana. Repeat this asana for 10 times to begin with, increasing to 30 times.
    This asana tightens and contracts your upper and lower abs.
  3. Exercise 3: Lie on your back on a floor with your hands on the sides. Curl your head up. Don't use any pressure from your arms to lift yourself. After some practice, start placing your hands gently to the sides of your head, when doing each curl up.
  4. Exercise 4: Crunches: Lie on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the ground at right angle. Put your hands behind your head. Breathe in and bring your knees in towards your chest, while lifting your upper body to an angle of 30 degrees, hold for 3 seconds and relax breathing out. Repeat for 15 times.
  5. Exercise 5: Stand on your knees, with heels facing upwards. Move your head towards the floor feeling the pressure on your stomach. Hold for 30 seconds, then return to the starting position. Repeat this asana for 10 times.
  6. Exercise 6:
    Sit on your knees, with heels touching the buttock. Place your hands on your stomach and move your head towards the floor feeling the pressure on your stomach. Hold for 30 seconds, and then return to the starting position. Repeat this asana for 10 times.

Ab Workout Set 2

Choose any 2 exercises, if you can't do all. If your abdominal does not flatten out by one exercise, try another one.

  1. Exercise 1: Lie on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor at right angle. Lift your hips in the air slightly, hold for 5-10 seconds. Do 5 sets of 15 reps.
  2. Exercise 2: Ushtrasana Yoga Asana
    Stand on your knees, with heels facing upwards. Place your hands on your knees and arch your back pushing your belly outwards. Hold for 30 seconds, then return to the starting position. Repeat this asana for 10 times to begin with, increasing to 30 times. This asana is opposite to the ushtrasana asana which releases the tension.
  3. Exercise 3: Lie flat on floor with your hands behind your head. Put your feet on a bench or chair such that upper legs make a 90 degree angle. Lift your upper back off the ground and contract your abdominal part.
  4. Exercise 4: Lie on your back on a flat surface on a floor mat with your hands behind your head. Contract your abdominal part. Hold for 2 seconds, then return to the starting position. Do 5 sets of 15 reps.
  5. Exercise 5: Lie on your back on a flat surface on a floor mat and move your legs as if you are cycling, making slow pedaling motions with both your legs alternatively. Breath normally and exercise for 30 seconds.
  6. Post Natal Exercise: If your abdominal growth is after your delivery, you should alternately contract and relax the abdominal, pelvic and perineal muscles to strengthen them. For this pull in the abdomen as hard as you can and keep it 10 seconds before relaxing. You can do this contracting and relaxing exercise while sitting, lying, or standing.


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