4. Pilates leg pulls
Not only will you be working the abdominal region but the upper body will also benefit from this exercise.
How to do it
- Start by sitting down on the ground, legs close together and palms flat on the ground and turned in the opposite direction to your legs.
- Use both hands to raise your lower body off the ground.
- You can start by lifting your right or left leg upwards until it's 90 degrees to the ground.
- Alternate both legs and make sure that your abs are contracted during the motion.
6 MINUTE FLAT BELLY & SMALLER WAIST WORKOUT CHART
Getting the most out of this 6 minutes workout
When you're doing short workouts you want to keep the rest times as short as possible to keep up the intensity.
In this case, you'll be taking 15 seconds of rest in between each set.
On the chart above, it says you should do 2 sets of each for 30 seconds.
When you complete the first set you're going to rest for 15 seconds then move on to doing it again for 30 seconds.
Do that until you complete the whole routine.
This might seem hard but if you do this consistently you're going to definitely feel and see the changes.
Yes, you could categorize this as a HIIT workout.
You're burning tons of calories and shaping up your whole abdominal region.
Which cardio routine should I add?
The reason for adding cardio to the 6-minute routine is to increase your calorie burn.
So that you will burn more fat.
This will work extremely well for persons who have a higher body fat percentage.
In the video below, you will see the 5 minute calorie burning workout that you can do after completing this routine.
Don't forget diet
Remember, none of this will make any sense if you're not eating right.
To make your life much easier you can follow this 7 day weight loss meal plan.
If you can do that and perform this workout at least 4-5 times a week you are going to see amazing results.
It's time to give it a try!
It all comes down to you.
Only you can take action and make it happen.
So what you can do now is pin this to your favorite Pinterest board so that you can access it easily.
And share it with your friends, so that you guys can do it together and challenge yourselves.