These 9 exercises will help you burn abdominal fat in only 14 days

  1. Fingers to toes

Workout for: rectus abdominus (“six pack”)

  • Lie down on your back, with both legs straight. Lift them up towards the ceiling, while both arms on the sides.
  • Exhale and crunch up from the waist with abs contracted
  • Extend the hands towards the toes, with your back flat on the ground.

2 sets, 15 reps each

  1. Side to side

Workout for: sides (obliques)

  • Lie down on the back, with knees bent and feet flat on the ground, with both arms at the sides.
  • Contract the abs while exhaling, then slide your right hand to the right foot. Your head and neck should be aligned, with the lower back pressed to the ground.
  • Return to starting position, and repeat with the other side.

Do the exercise 15 times.

  1. Reverse crunch with fitness resistance bands

Workout for: transverse abdominals

  • Lie down on the back with knees bent and both arms at the sides. Hold the bend with one end in each hand, wrapped around your shin top.
  • Raise the knees to the chest, until hips are off the floor and stay in this position for 3 seconds, then return down to starting position.

Do 2 sets, 10 reps each.

  1. Knees-Up

Workout for: rectus abdominus

  • Brace yourself between the brackets of 2 heavy chairs, with the elbows slightly bent, shoulders down, head and chest raised and neck relaxed.
  • Tighten the abs and exhale, then slowly raise the knees to the chest. Don`t swing back and forth
  • If your form is faltering, lift just one knee at a time.

Do 3 sets, 15 reps each.

  1. Ball leg lift

Workout for: transverse abdominals

  • Place the tips of your feet on an exercise ball and lie face down, with hands on the ground.
  • The right leg and back must be straight
  • Slowly raise one leg 2 inches towards the ceiling, stay in this position for 3 second and put down the leg.

10 reps for each leg, twice a week will maintain your form.

  1. Leg swings

Workout for: obliques

  • Lie down on the back with both arms on the sides, legs and feet pointing upwards.
  • After you exhale, draw the navel into the spine, in the same time lowering the legs to the left time 5 inches from the floor.
  • Return to initial position, and repeat with the other side.
  • Do 3 sets, 15 reps each.
  1. Butterfly crunch

Workout for: rectus abdominus

  • Lie down on the back, soles together and close to your body, knees bent outwards
  • Place the arms behind your head, with elbows in the same lines as the ears.
  • After you exhale, lift your chest a few inches toward the legs, while your back is flat on the ground and the abdominal muscles tightened.
  • Get back to initial position, and repeat 10 times.
  1. Front plank

Workout for: transverse abdominals

  • Contract the abdominal and back muscles and drop down to your forearms, while your legs are extended behind in order to rest on your feet`s balls.
  • Lift up the hips, keep your back straight and neck relaxed.
  • Stay in this position for 3 seconds, and get back to starting position.
  • Repeat this 10 times.
  1. Scissors

Workout for: obliques

  • Lie down on the back with your fingers behind the head.
  • Contract the ab muscles and then raise the knees until they touch the right elbow.
  • Return to starting position and change knees.

Do 2 sets, 15 reps each for both sides

Some of these workouts are for beginners, some are intermediate moves, others are advanced, depending on the condition of your stomach muscles. Start with the ones you find easiest, and try all of them, one by one.

Source: www.healthyfoodstar.com