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5-Minute Exercises To Melt Your Belly Fat Fast

Belly fat is more than a nuisance that makes your clothes feel tight, it’s also seriously harmful.

Belly fat is the stored fat around your waist. We all know that this is easy to gain and incredibly hard to lose, so don’t expect to get rid of your belly fat by doing one exercise.

Melting belly fat takes patience and the right game plan. 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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Man Shows The Easiest Way To Eat Pineapples

“This changes everything. I can never see a pineapple the same way again,” one netizen wrote.

If you’re a fan of fresh pineapples, you probably buy those that are already peeled and cut. It seems that one must have to be a wizard to cut a pineapple up, and without any trouble, so we feel that we'll just have to leave it to the professionals to do the hard work.

It's not like an apple where you can just bite into the skin or peel it like a banana; it's more like the juicy watermelon where you have to slave away, carefully slicing off the outside to get to the delicious fruit. But all of that is about to change! Thanks to a technique demonstrated by one netizen.

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