15 Exercises to Lose Belly Fat, If You Have Just 10 Free Minutes Daily
The warrior balance will target the chest, abs, hamstrings, shoulders, legs and ankles. While standing on your right foot, lift your left knee to hip height in front of the body. Elbows should be bent by shoulders. Bending forward, and with arms extended forward, stretch your left leg behind you. The right leg should be slightly bent and your body should be parallel to the floor. Hold for 10 seconds and return, then repeat with the other side. Repeat each side 60 seconds.
This targets all the core muscles, spine and obliques. You need to squat on the floor with legs in front of you. Now leaning back a bit, bring your legs up and keep them bent at the knees. Your knees should be aligned with your chest. Maintaining your balance, twist your torso side to side while engaging your core. The legs should not move. Repeat the exercise for 2 minutes.
8Downward dog crunch
This targets the glutes and core. You have to place your hands on the ground shoulder-width apart. Now keeping your legs straight, lift your bottom up so that your head is placed between your arms. Your spine also should be straight. Now while bending the right knee, bring it up to your elbow while your torso moves along with it. Now after a second lift your legs in the air. Hold the position for a few seconds and return your leg back towards your right elbow. Repeat each leg 30 seconds.
9Lunge with spinal twist
This is a yoga-based exercise that stimulates the rib cage, shoulders and abs. With feet aligned with shoulders, stand on the floor. Turn the right foot towards the right at a 90-degree angle. Now turn your left foot a bit towards the right so that heels are aligned. Your torso should then be turned to the right. After that, your left foot should turn to be parallel to the right one. Raise your left hand towards the sky. Keeping both hands straight, maintain the position for 20 seconds and repeat the alternate side.
10Medicine ball slam
This targets the abs, triceps, calves, shoulders, quads and glutes. Stand with feet shoulder apart.
Get a medicine ball and stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and put a medicine ball over your head. Now as hard as possible, slam the ball on the floor and catch it while engaging your core. Do the slams for one minute.