Like diet, sport is a key point in a weight loss program.
However, for many people, physical activity is limited to running on the treadmill or cycling.
Mistake ! Certain exercises can be much more effective in eliminating abdominal fat, especially in a faster way.
Below is a list of comprehensive exercises that target multiple muscles.
They do not require equipment and their effectiveness is undeniable in terms of weight loss and muscle building.
1 – Burpees:
Burpees work every major muscle in the body and are a great exercise in cardio training.
To perform this exercise, stand with your legs slightly apart.
Come down as if to do a squat, then with a nimble motion, place your hands on the floor and throw your legs back.
At this point, you should be in a push-up position. Quickly bring your knees to your chest and back up, then jump as high as you can.
2 – Pull-ups:
Pull-ups are an effective exercise for strengthening the upper body, especially the arms and back.
This exercise, which consists of lifting your body thanks to the strength of these two muscles, is not easy to perform, however.
Hanging from a bar with a fairly wide grip, elbows slightly bent, pull your arms up and lift your body until your chin is above the bar.
To perform this exercise well, you must gain your whole body and be careful not to pull on your chin, to bring it towards the bar.
3 – Squats:
Basic exercise certainly, but among the most effective for strengthening the muscles of the thighs and buttocks especially, squats are simple to perform.
Standing with your legs open at shoulder width, lower yourself by pushing your glutes back, until your thighs are parallel to the ground.
Be sure to keep your back straight and your knees not over your toes.
4 – Pumps:
To tone your chest and strengthen your arms, do push-ups! This exercise may seem difficult for beginners, but with a little practice, everyone will eventually be able to do it.
Lie on your stomach, facing the floor, then lift your entire body weight using the strength of your shoulders and arms. While performing this exercise, your whole body should be straight and tight.
5 – Lunges:
Like squats, lunges are a complete exercise that aims to firm the thighs and tone the buttocks.
It is a classic of any fitness session, which is not complicated to perform and which can be very effective for having shapely buttocks, but only if it is done correctly.
Standing, legs apart at shoulder width, take a step forward taking off the heel of the back leg.
Then descend by bending your knees so as to form a right angle. Rise up by pushing on the front foot and bring it back.
6 – Spider crawl:
This exercise is ideal for strengthening the upper body, as well as all the muscles of the abdominal strap.
Start in a push-up position, so your body weight is supported by your hands and toes and your back is straight, then lower down by bending your elbows. This is the starting position.
Now lift one foot off the floor and swing your leg outward bringing your knee in toward your elbows. Alternate doing the same for the other leg.
7 – Skaters:
From the outset, skaters seem simple, but this exercise which remains difficult to perform is very effective for toning the gluteal muscles, hamstrings and abdominal strap, but also for improving the stability of the heels.
Get into a mid-squat position, then jump to the left side, landing on the left foot. Then, bring your right foot behind your left heel without touching the ground. Do the same on the other side.
8 – The plank:
Ideal for strengthening the muscles of the abdominal strap, back, arms and legs, the plank is a complete exercise.
Face the ground, then lift your body by supporting yourself on your elbows and toes. Keep your back straight and breathe properly. Stay in this position for as long as possible.