These 6 exercise tips to keep your belly in shape for the summer help to tone your abdominal muscles and their results can be seen in less than 1 month.
But in addition to doing these exercises at least 3 times a week it is important to follow a healthy diet, not eating foods high in fat and sugar. A nutritionist will be able to recommend a personalized diet, respecting your food tastes and financial possibilities.
Lie on the floor on your back and raise your legs with your knees straight. Stretch your arms and raise your torso, as shown in image 1. Do 3 sets of 20 repetitions.
Support your back on a Pilates ball, place your hands on the back of your neck and do the abdominal exercise, as shown in image 2. Do 3 sets of 20 repetitions.
Lie on the floor on your back, and place your legs bent over a Pilates ball. Stretch your arms forward and do the abdominal exercise as shown in image 3. Do 3 sets of 20 repetitions.
Lie on the floor on your back, with your arms stretched out at your sides. Place your feet on the Pilates ball and raise your torso, as shown in image 4. Do 3 sets of 20 repetitions.
Stay still in the position shown in image 5 for 1 minute, without bending your back.
Stay still in the position shown in image 6 for 1 minute, without bending your back and maintaining the contraction of the abdominal muscles, arms and legs.
Other examples in: 3 simple exercises to do at home and lose belly .
If you feel pain or discomfort while doing any of these exercises, don’t do it. A fitness coach or a physiotherapist who specializes in Pilates will be able to recommend a series of exercises suited to your needs and according to your possibilities.