Core muscles is a term used for the group of muscles around the pelvis and trunk. To be more precise, the muscles in the abdomen, lower back, hips and pelvis are called core muscles. This group of muscles supports the spine and keeps optimal balance of the entire body.
At this point it is important to highlight that by strengthening your core muscles you actually help and support your spine and prevent pain and poor posture. People who are sitting for long periods of time during the day should strengthen the core muscles and prevent further complications and health issues that can be triggered by sitting all day long. In the same time you will enhance the overall posture of your body, alleviate lower back pain, prevent injuries and enhance your overall athletic performance.
In addition to that, by strengthening your core muscles you actually can get rid of the stubborn belly fat. Fitness experts explain that by working the core muscles you target your abdominal muscles and engage your glutes and back muscles.
People who are top-heavy and people who are prone to strain their back should work their core muscles.
Below we are going to present you complete workout plan with several simple exercises. The combination of these exercises will help you enhance your overall health but in same time will help you to get rid of the belly fat:
This is the 3-day workout plan that includes simple and yet effective exercises:
On the first day of the 3-day workout plan you should do 3 simple exercises. Each exercise lasts about 5 minutes and in order to get the best results you should make two repetitions.
The first exercise is called Skyscrapers. Do 10 repetitions on each side.
The second exercise is called Windshield Wipers. Do 10 repetitions on each side. The third and last exercise is called Army Crawls. Do only 36 steps.
On the second day of the 3-day workout plan, you should perform these 4 exercises that are quite hard. Each exercise lasts about 5 minutes and to get best results you should make two repetitions.
The first exercise is called Breakdancer. Do 15 repetitions on each side.
The second exercise is called Skydiver. Hold this position for about 30 seconds.
The third exercise is called Dead Bug. Do 10 repetitions of this exercise.
The fourth and last exercise is called Thread the Needle. You should do 10 repetitions on each side.
On the last day of the 3-3-day workout plan you should make 4 exercises and are challenging. Each exercises lasts about 6 minutes.
The first exercise is called Crab kicks into Superman. Do 6 repetitions on each side.
The second exercise is called Star leg raise. Do 10 repetitions on each side.
The third exercise is called Side V-ups. Do 10 repetitions on each side.
The fourth and last exercise is called Over/under. It is advisable to do 10 repetitions on each side.