Do you like wearing short tops and spaghettis that let your waistline peep? Indeed there are many of us here who would say a big ‘yes’ to this question. However, how many of us have the perfect body to sport these garments? The fact of the matter is that garments like tank tops and spaghettis look great on people who have nicely toned bodies, especially a well-toned midriff that can raise the oomph factor on being seen through your short tops. If you have been looking forward to have such a body, then you are at the right spot. Just read on and explore the ways in which you can realize your dream of having a well-toned midriff easily.
Exercise your Way:
There are quite a few abdominal and waist exercises that can be undertaken to tone up your midriff muscles. Here are the top three among them:
The classic crunches are a wonderful way to tone up your midriff muscles. To perform these, just lie down on the floor with your legs folded at the knees and your feet flat against the floor. Your hands should be kept straight along your sides. Now lift your shoulders upwards contracting your abdominal muscles as you go up. If desired, you may as well keep your hands behind your head and perform the move. Just remember not to move or lift your feet or legs while performing the crunches.
You would need dumbbells or some weighty objects to perform this exercise, which targets your abdominal muscles and waist line exclusively. The exercise can be performed by holding the weights in both your hands and standing with your feet slightly spread apart. Now, gently bend towards one side and let your other hand (with the weight) come from above your head towards the side of your bend. Now come back to the original position and repeat for the other side. This move should be practiced about 20 times for each side.
This exercise helps in toning your abdominal and thigh muscles. The move can be done by lying down straight on the floor with legs folded from the knees and feet straight on the ground. Now, while keeping your body flat against the ground, turn your legs towards one side and then come back to the straight position. Do the same for the other side and then come back. Now rest for 5 seconds and repeat. This move can be practiced about 20 times and with time as you are able to do it more efficiently, decrease the resting time between rounds gradually.
Apart from exercises, it is important that you concentrate on your diet as well while trying to develop a beautiful midriff. This can be done by consuming low-fat and highly nutritious diet which doesn’t add up to your calories intake but provides your body with ample nutrients with which your body gets the strength to continue with its workouts. Avoid consuming junk food and try to balance the amount of calories consumed with the amount of exercise that you do. You may as well try to include walks to your routine for this purpose.
Having a beautiful midriff is not that difficult a task in light of the simple exercises that one needs to do for it. Also, you need not join a gym for this as all these moves can be practiced easily without any equipment or guidance. So just go ahead and get your flat belly today with these simple steps!