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Engage your core: The best workouts to lose belly fat fast

The easiest way to lose belly fat fast is to engage your core. There are some workouts that do specifically this. Read on to know what these are.

Written by Jahnavi Sarma | Published : February 26, 2021 4:14 PM IST


Melt Away Your Belly Fat

Belly fat is stubborn. It just refuses to disappear despite your best efforts. No amount of dieting helps and nor does exercises. If you are on a fitness journey, you must have also noticed that belly fat is the last bulge that melts away. So, what are you doing wrong? Very often, getting rid of belly fat seems an impossible task because you may be doing the wrong workouts. So, to see results fast, you need to know what exactly to do. The easiest way to do this is to engage your core. There are some workouts that do specifically this. Here, we have picked out some of the best workouts that will engage your core and help you lose belly fat fast.



Stand straight with your feet shoulder-width apart. Pull in your abs and tighten the muscles there. Bend your knees and push glutes out. Your knees must be in line with your toes. Hold this position for a few seconds and keep your glutes squeezed throughout. Also Read - 5 Dos And Don'ts For Parenting Your Teenager


Side Plank

For this, you have to be on your side. Support your body with one palm and side of your foot. Your entire body must be perpendicular to the ground and your shoulder must be over your elbow. Hold position or about a minute and feel the tightness in your core.


The Hip Bridge

Lie on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the ground. Tighten your core and lift your hips up to create a bridge. Squeeze your glutes and keep your shoulders on the floor. Your chest and hips must be raised. Hold position for a few seconds. Also Read - Know The Effects Of Stress And Bad Mental Health On Hair


Alternative Knee To Elbow

This is also called the mountain climbers pose. Take the classic plank position on all fours. Lift your leg and pull your knee toward the opposite shoulder. Now, push your knee back to starting position. Repeat on the other side.


The Classic Plank

Get down on all fours and support your body on your toes and forearms. Your upper arms must be directly beneath your shoulders. Keep your body in a straight line from your shoulders to your ankles. Hold this position for a few seconds.  Also Read - "Bathing Is An Absolute Meditation" Know From Ayurveda Expert