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5-Minute Exercises To Melt Your Belly Fat Fast

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Belly fat is so easy to gain and incredibly hard to lose. In fact, even those who exercise regularly still have a hard time getting rid of it.

Melting belly fat takes patience and it will not work with just one kind of exercise. With that said, you can follow these five-minute exercises to help eliminate your belly fat in no time.

1. Flutter kicks

How to perform:

  • Start by lying on a mat. Keep your legs together, then extend them forward in front of you.
  • Tighten the abs, lift your feet off the ground, and begin moving your legs up and down.
  • Repeat 15 times, pause, repeat 15 times again.

Benefits of flutter kicks:

  • burn calories
  • get a great cardio workout
  • improve your endurance
  • shed belly fat
  • strengthen your core

Time needed: 5 minutes

2. Reverse crunches

How to perform:

  • Start by lying flat on your back and putting your leg up at a 90-degree angle.
  • Place your hands flat on the ground.
  • Pull your legs and hips up toward the ceiling while bringing your knees toward your chest.
  • Repeat 15 times, pause, do 15 more.

Benefits of reverse crunches:

  • activate the major abdominal muscles
  • improve your posture
  • tone your lower ab muscles

Time needed: 5 minutes

3. Lunges with front kicks

How to perform:

  • Begin with your feet together.
  • Step back with one foot to complete a lunge.
  • Step back to the starting position, swing your leg through, and complete a kick.
  • Return to starting position.
  • Repeat 15 times, pause, and go for 15 more.

Benefits of lunges with front kicks:

  • get a great cardio boost
  • improve your core stability
  • increase your flexibility
  • tone your glute muscles

Time needed: 5-7 minutes

4. Mountain climbers

How to perform:

  • Start in high plank position.
  • Place your hands under your shoulders and extend your legs behind you.
  • Tuck your tailbone in as you engage your core muscles.
  • Your body should be in a straight line.
  • Bend one knee and draw it to your chest, then straighten it behind you, and switch sides.
  • Repeat 15 times, pause, repeat again.

Benefits of mountain climbers:

  • get a full-body workout
  • improve your mobility
  • get a calorie burn
  • engage your upper arms muscles

Time needed: 5 minutes

5. Bicycles

How to perform:

  • Start by lying on the mat and keep your hands either by your sides or behind the head
  • Lift both legs off the ground and bend them at the knees
  • Bring your right knee close to your chest, keeping your left leg away
  • Then take your right leg away and bring your left leg close to your chest
  • Keep doing it as if you are paddling a bicycle
  • Repeat 15 times on each side, pause, then repeat again

Benefits of bicycles:

  • firm the hip muscles
  • activate the upper abdominal muscles
  • tone your thighs

Time needed: 5 minutes

6. Bench hops

How to perform:

  • Place your hands on a bench or chair.
  • Bring your feet together on the right side of the bench or chair.
  • Keep your back straight.
  • Bend your knees and jump over the bench to the left side, then quickly jump back to the right side.
  • Move quickly and smoothly.
  • Do not pause between hops.
  • Perform 20 bench hops, pause, repeat again.

Benefits of bench hops:

  • tone your legs
  • strengthen your lower body muscles
  • burn calories

Time needed: 5-7 minutes

7. Crab toe touches

How to perform:

Sit on the mat with your feet in front of you, knees bent.

  • Sit on the mat with your feet in front of you, knees bent.
  • Place your hands behind you and left your hips off the mat.
  • Bring your right hand up while simultaneously lifting your left leg up and touch your left foot with your right hand.
  • Return to the elevated position and switch sides.
  • Keep alternating back and forth.
  • Complete 16 touches, pause, do 16 more.

Benefits of crab toe touches:

  • develop your core strength
  • boost weight loss
  • speed up your metabolism

Time needed: 5-7 minutes

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