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The weather is nicer and we’re wearing less clothing. So wouldn’t want those 6 pack abs we all salivate over? Here are 7 ways to tone your abs and lose belly fat without machines!
Run, Baby, Run!
If your trying to rid yourself of belly fat and nothing is working, try boosting your cardio. By upping your cardio, you can burn a lot of calories in one workout and burn fat all over your body includes your belly.
Tighten Your Tummy!
An easy way to tighten the abs is hold them in for about 10-15 seconds, release and then relax. Try to do this about 4 times a days. You should begin to see results.
Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate
We’ve all been there. It’s hard to drink water when you may not feel like it. But if you want to tone those abs and lose belly fat, water flushes out toxins, reduces bloating and hydrates you. Try drinking 10-12 glasses a day. That combined with exercise and the proper diet, you should see results.
Say goodbye to refined sugar. It’s in most processed foods and of course it’s in cakes and cookies. If you want some sweetness, try natural sweeteners like honey or agave.
One of the best exercises to do to tone your abs is planking. It’s great for your core and can even help sculpt your abs. Start with 30 sec and build up to a longer time.
Crunch It Out!
Planks, side obligues and crunches are perfect exercises to tone your abs and strengthenings your core. Try to add some core exercises to your routine 3 to 4 times a week.
Just Say No!
Admit it, we’ve all done it. It’s late, you’re watching TV and you are hungry. Instead of reaching for the ice cream or potato chips, don’t. Even eating a healthy snack late at night increases your waist line. So if you can do it, try not to.