Get A Flat Stomach with These 6 Exercises

Everyone wants a flat stomach and to get one, you have to commit yourself, exercise at least three times a week, and drink a lot of water.
Get A Flat Stomach with These 6 Exercises

Last update: 02 November, 2018

Who does not want a flat stomach like the celebrities and fitness gurus have? You do not have to have surgery or starve yourself. With certain exercises and of course, a healthy lifestyle, you can get flat and desirable abs.

Did you know one of the signs of a sedentary lifestyle is having a belly? The food we eat tends to be full of flour and sugar. If you combine them with a lack of exercise and spending hours in front of a computer, fat is then stored around your belly.

To get a flat stomach, it is crucial to eat a fiber-rich diet and to avoid food that causes inflammation. In addition, make sure to do the exercises mentioned below.

1. Leg raises for a flat stomach

First, if you want flat abs you will have to do various abdominal exercises, even if you do not enjoy it. Of course, you can vary them to avoid boredom and so that you work all of your muscles.

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One of your many options is the leg raise. Lie down with your back on a mat and your legs straight, and your arms at your sides. Lift your legs so that they are as perpendicular to the floor as possible. Lower them very slowly without letting them touch the floor. Do at least 20 repetitions.

2. Planks

The plank is a famous and popular abdominal exercise. It works all of your abdominal muscles while targeting the legs, arms, and glutes. It really is a complete exercise!

Start face down on a mat. Press down with the palms of your hands and the tips of your feet. Push your body off the ground and use your forearms to support your balance. It is important to keep your thighs and body parallel to the floor. Hold the pose for a minute.

3. Knee raises

You will need a bench, chair, or a step for this exercise. Sit on the edge and lift your legs while bending your knees and trying to touch your chest with them. Make sure to support yourself well with your hands so that your legs do all of the work.


Do 20 repetitions slowly. When you lower your legs, stretch them out slightly and try not to touch the floor with the tip of your feet.

4. Burpees

Burpees are one of the most complete aerobic exercises out there. They are often used in CrossFit and calisthenic routines. What’s more, they work your abs, legs, arms, thighs, and so much more.

First, stand on your feet and squat down, placing the palms of your hands on the ground. Stretch your legs out behind you and bend your arms. Finally, return to the squatting position and jump back up. That is one repetition; try to do at least ten.

5. Complete abdominal exercises

You have to do an ab workout to get a flat stomach. There are, of course, many options to choose from. Try to do those with complete movements that will target all of your muscles.

For example, lie down on your back, and bend your knees with your feet flat on the floor. Put your hands behind your neck. Lift your torso off the ground and bring your knees to your chest. Do three sets of 15 repetitions of each exercise.

6. Mountain climber

The last exercise to get a flat stomach is the mountain climber. Start with the palms of your hands on the ground with your legs stretched out (as if you are about to do a push-up).


Bend your right knee and bring it to your chest. While you bring it back out, bend your left knee and bring it to your chest. The movement should be synchronized and harmonious.  Bring in your knees 15 times on both sides.

This text is provided for informational purposes only and does not replace consultation with a professional. If in doubt, consult your specialist.