Exercise To Get a Flat Belly

I mentioned on my previous article that one of the most dangerous fat is abdominal fat. And we have to get rid of this fat. There are a lot of abdominal exercise to get a flat belly. But we have to face the truth that most of it are not that effective. Well, it’s maybe the person missing a sit-ups or crunches. Who knows? The thing is we have to be dedicated on whatever we are doing in order to achieve the desired belly.

Exercise to get a flat belly is one of the most smart thing to do in order to prevent or avoid so many types of diseases like diabetes, cancer and heart disease. Some of those exercises to flatten your belly are mentioned below. And all you need is just spare 10 minutes a day to perform this workout at the comfort of your own home.

With these exercises you will see a visible results within a week and you’ll be amazed by the changes in your body especially your waistline in just less than a month. I researched on these exercises to help you guys out there and tried it myself and looks promising. So try it for yourself guys!

But remember, you have to do a warm up first before going in to the main exercises. You can stretch your limbs, jog in place, just get your body moving.

Hope this will help you guys achieve your desired belly.

So, let’s get it on!

Crunches a Classic Core Exercise

This is actually good for carving out the ABS unlike some popular belief that they don’t actually get rid of belly fat. Why not try it? To do this, there are some steps that includes: Crunches for flat belly

  • Lie on your back on the floor with a comfortable mat
  • Bend your knees
  • Put your hands behind your head
  • Lift your shoulders toward the ceiling but using only your AB muscles
  • Don’t bring your chest all the way to your knees
  • Hold your position when your shoulders are about 6” off the floor
  • Lower yourself backdown
  • Do it for a count of 15

Focused on the results and your core muscles will tighten over time.

Plank with Knee Twist

Planking is basically a full body workout: ABS, ARMS, OBLIQUES, LEGS. You name it! But this type of exercise is especially good for the midsection. Let’s do it: Planking with knee twist for a flat belly

  • Get into a straight arm plank
  • Make sure that your hands are right below your shoulder
  • Your body makes a straight line
  • Your stomach doesn’t sag towards the floor
  • Bring your right knee up towards your waist
  • Then, rotate it out to the side
  • Hold it for a few seconds
  • Then, bring it back in place
  • Do it in 15 counts on right knee and another 15 on your left knee
  • Make sure you have to take a break and drink water.

Train both Upper and Lower Abdominal

V-UPS for lower & upper abdomen

Let’s do it:

  • Lie on your back with your legs straight together and your arms extended above your head
  • Use your abdominal muscles to simultaneously lift your legs and upper body off the ground
  • Try to touch your toes at the peak but if you can’t touch it, that’s still okay
  • Just go up as far as you can
  • Slowly bring your limbs back down to the floor while keeping them straight
  • Don’t rush these because it is too easy to hurt yourself and your back while doing this.
  • Don’t forget to breath because your muscles need Oxygen
  • Do it in 10 counts

Strengthen the Abdominal

Let’s do it:

  • Lie on your back with your arms and legs stretched out
  • Lift your arms up and forward and use your ABS to slowly bring yourself up to a seated position
  • Engage your ABS again to slowly lower yourself back down to the starting position
  • Do it in 10 counts

It is too difficult at first. You can always put your hands on your thighs until you’re ready to do extended-arm roll ups

Plank Hip-Dips

Ideal for beginners. It’s not too intense but you will feel good in doing this. Let’s start.

  • Get into a forearm plank
  • Your elbows should be in line with your shoulders
  • Lift your butt towards the ceiling
  • Make sure you use your ABS to do it, squeezing them tightly to close the distance between your rib cage and hips
  • Lower your hips back down to the initial position
  • Do it in 20 counts

Well, your flat belly is on it’s way now and probably a 6-pack over time.

Boat Pose

This strengthen the ABS, LEGS and LOWER BACK among other things.
To do it: Boat Pose strengthen the ABS
  • Sit with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor
  • Extend your arms straight out in front of you to the sides of your legs
  • Try to keep your knees as straight as possible with your body weight and balance relying solely on your abdominal muscles. Do it in 30 counts
  • If you are not feeling good, you can take break and relax


This is good for strengthening the entire body including ABS, more specifically your LOWER ABS and OBLIQUES.

To do them:

  • Lie on your back with your legs straight up the air
  • Your hips should make a 90 degree angle
  • Straighten your arms on to the side
  • Engage lower abs to slowly bring your legs down to the left side
  • Raise them back up to the initial position
  • Do it on the right side
  • Make a 10 counts

Mountain Climbers

Mountain Climbers for flat belly

This is an advance intensity exercise that will get your heart rate up. Make sure you consulted with your doctor before doing any exercise. To do it:

  • Get into a straight arm plank
  • Please remember that those hands should be directly below your shoulders
  • Pull your right knee up towards your chest as far as you can
  • Switch and do the same thing with your left knee

Don’t forget that entire body should form a straight line. No hip dipping. Practice it and then try it a bit faster whenever you are comfortable. Do it in 15 counts


There are different kinds of workout but whatever it is, it should always be part of your daily routine. That is, if you want to ripped ABS. At least you can start with 4 exercises of your choice.

Each one should be done for the amount of time stated with a 10-second break in between. Well, if it gets too easy you can add up more exercises.

What great about this workout is that you don’t need to go anywhere to do it. You don’t need any special equipment and it is totally free.

All you need is yourself, some motivation and of course self-discipline.


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