You all know that when it comes to losing weight, the stomach area is the most hardest to go. Belly fat is the hardest to lose, which can be so unfortunate because stomach fat, which is also known as visceral fat, is dangerous to your health, since it is
surrounded by so many organs.
But the good news is, a recent study has found that one workout in particular can you to lose that belly fat.
In the research, which was published in the Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, the study participants did four workouts a week, relying on various types of exercise.
The first group did four steady-state strength and cardio workouts. While the other group did two HIIT or high-intensity interval training workouts and two steady-state workouts.
The group that did the HIIT workout, lost more weigh and more inches in their waistlines, as compared to the group that did normal strength workouts. HIIT exercises are intense but short workouts that push you to your limits, which explains why it helps get rid of that unwanted fat.
Warm-Up Before Starting HITT Workout
You can start with this two-minute warm-up to get your muscles ready to go:
1. March or jog in place for 30 seconds.
2. While standing tall, circle your arms backwards, just one after the other, (like you are doing a backstroke) for 30 seconds.
3. Lastly, perform a front lunge, back lunge and side lunge stepping with the same leg.
4. Switch to the other leg and repeat. Continue for at least one minute.
5. Then get ready to HIIT it.
10 Minute HIIT Workout
This is the 10 Minute HIIT workout by DailyBurn
3 Rounds, 20 sec work, 10 sec rest
1. jab, cross, front (right)
2. jab, cross, front (left)
3. Jumping jacks
4. Sumo Squats
Jab, cross, front (right side):
1. Stand with your right foot in front of the left and hips facing to your left side.
2. Then bring your arms up into a boxing position.
3. Jab or punch forward with your right arm, then throw a “cross” punch with your left arm, letting your body rotate, as your left arm crosses over your body to the right. Your bodyweight should be over your right foot, and your back heel picking up off the floor slightly.
4. Bring both your arms back into the body, shifting your weight back to the starting position and then face front. (This is the “front” move.)
5. Repeat on the left side.
1. Stand upright with your feet hip-width apart and your arms should be at your sides.
2. Jump your feet out, while raising your arms.
3. Repeat as fast as possible.
1. Position your feet at a little more than hip-width apart and point your toes out at a 45-degrees angle.
2. While keeping your weight in your heels, your back flat and chest upright, lower yourself until your thighs are parallel into the floor.
3. Engage your quads and glutes and push back to the start position.
Cool down by doing an overhead stretch, then reverse lunge and forward fold.