When we say lower ab workout, we are pertaining to training the abdominal muscles that are closer to the pelvis than the thorax.
These muscles are on the bottom part of the rectus abdominis and the transversus abdominis including the pyramidalis muscle (which is found on the lower part of the abdomen).
Using basic exercises that target these areas will ensure that it gets a better shape and will flatten out those bulging “love handles”. To do this, here are some steps you can follow:
• Reduce your fat intake. Diet is an important part of any health regimen and focusing on the food you eat should be done regularly.Eating on the proper manner with 40-40-20 carbohydrate, protein, and fat proportion should suffice. However, you can change the kind of fats that you eat, especially those that can easily be burned by the body. Fruits and vegetables should also be part of all your meals.
Getting rid of the stubborn fat in your belly region is not easy. You must do certain exercises to reduce belly fat. The AARP warns that people with belly fat are at a higher risk of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and certain cancers . Combat abdominal fat by exercising and changing your lifestyle. This article tells you what to do to reduce and manage belly fat effectively
Warm up for 10 minutes before starting these exercises. After your muscles are warmed up, take a 10-second break and start with the following exercises:
1. Lying Leg Raises
Target – Lower abs, upper abs, glutes, hamstrings, and quads.
How To Do
- Lie down on a mat. Place your thumbs under your hips, palms flat on the floor. Lift your feet off the floor a little, look up at the ceiling, and engage your core. This is the starting position.
- Raise both your legs to 90 degrees and slowly bring them back down.
- Right before touching the floor, raise your legs again. Do 3 sets of 15 reps.
What Not To Do – Do not place your feet completely on the floor or push your hips up with your hands to lift your legs.
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