5 exercises for a flat belly

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Train for a flat belly and strong core muscles! You will have less injuries and feel more comfortable. 

A flat belly is a sign of fitness and health. But beside the optical reasons, a fit belly makes you stronger and gives you stability for your daily movements. A strong core is also important for a better mobility and coordination.

How to get your Six-pack in Five Weeks – Flat belly

We have five exercises for you, which create a lean and rock-hard waist. No matter if you are a beginner or a pro.

How to do get stronger core muscles

Start with the following exercises from the top to the bottom. Each as long as you can with around 60 sec break. 3-4 times a week. In week one you make one round, week two its two rounds and so on. In week five you make five rounds of each exercise and we promise, you will have an IRON BELLY!

1. Classical Sit-up for a flat belly

Lie on your back with the feet up to keep tension on your middle. Use your core to lift you and try to reach for your knees. Reverse and repeat, feeling the burn in your middle abs.

2. Russian Twist

Start with the back on the floor and a weight in your hands. Slowly twist your torso to the right side, keeping your arms straight and raised. Reverse the twist to repeat on the left side. Use your abs to have stability.

3. Mountain Climber

Make a mini crunch when you explosively draw one knee into the chest. To keep your body stable you have to stay with your hands on the ground below your shoulders. Your body is forming a straight line from the head to your heels and you start with a pushup position. Its a dynamic workout, so you alternate the legs with each repetition and make no break between.

4. Elbow to Knee Crunch

This basic core strengthening exercise targets the lower abdominals and the obliques. Starting positions is flat on your back and with placed hands behind your head. Bend your knees and bring them up so that your thighs and hips form a 90 degree angle, calves parallel to the floor. Back and repeat as often as you can.


5. Medicine Ball Slam for your core

Your core is the center of this powerful movement. Your staring position is with the ball above your head. Slam the ball on the floor as hard as you can (2-4 kg ball is enough). Catch the rebound and repeat from starting position as often as you can.

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