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7 of the Most Effective Workout Tools to Get Rid of Belly Fat Deposits

Updated on March 21, 2016
A woman measuring her waistline.
A woman measuring her waistline.

Introduction

As you age, your metabolic rate slows down because you get to lose some muscle mass annually. Your muscles actually play a vital role in your metabolic function – acting as the main reservoir of your body’s amino acids.

And so, it is very important to exercise or to live an active and healthy lifestyle. Because if not, then you can expect fat build-up on your arms, buttocks, thighs, legs, and most of all, on your belly. Now, since more people are suffering from fatty abs, this is what we shall tackle on this article. Specifically, we will be highlighting 7 of the must-have home exercise tools.

We say home, because burning those calories and getting rid of those belly fat does not necessarily require that you go to a fitness center. With the evolving technology that we have now, you can already exercise at home. Make it a habit to wake up early and start your day with a 15 to 30 minutes workout by making use of the following:

# 1 Medicine Ball

Weighing 3 to 10 pounds, a medicine ball works awesome to help you achieve a flat and firm ab. This is actually very good for those who are new to exercising as the routines entailed are simple and easy.

However, in doing so, you have to do them quickly, moving from one form to another with little rest in between. Also, when done, rest for a while, and do the routines again two or three times. This way, you will get faster and more effective results.

Full Body: Rock and Roll Up, Lunge with Overhead Press, Lunge with Twist, Squat Press and Throw, Reverse Swing

Core: V-up, Overhead Slam, Crunch with Ball Hold, Straight Leg Sit-Up, Hay Bailer

# 2 Resistance Band

Resistance bands are one of the most mobile workout tools as you can bring it anywhere, and storage is never a problem. This is very good to use if you are aiming to tone your belly, strengthen your arms and legs muscles, as well as balancing.

This also comes in various levels based on length, size, and strength, depending on your fitness readiness — whether you're beginner, intermediate or expert. But the most popular types are tube, loop, and therapy.

When using resistance band to tone and flatten your abs, it is recommended that you aim for at least eight to twenty-five repetitions for two to three sets per routine.

# 3 Mini-Trampoline

Do you know that by just bouncing on your mini-trampoline for at least twenty minutes daily, you can make your belly toned and firmed in approximately 4 to 6 weeks?

Well, you read that right. It is that effective because as you bounce and rebound, your body is subjected to an increasing gravitational pressure, which is equal to two or 3 times of your weight.

So if you weigh 50 kilograms, for instance, you might not notice but you are actually feeling 150 kilograms pressure at the middle of your bouncing. And significantly, each and every cell reacts to this detected stress by way of making your muscles stronger.

To begin, you must secure a trampoline with quality modern spring rebounder so it will last long and you have a consistent bouncing rate.

In the first week, you are to do Heel Lifts, Slow Jog, and Light Bounces, then go advanced by doing Jogging, Jumping, Bringing Weights, Sitting Bouncing, Running, and High Jumping in the coming 3 to 5 weeks.

# 4 Balance Disc

A balance disc also improves your posture aside from getting muscled and strong abs. With this, every core muscles of your body is strengthened and because it is a squishy disc, your stabilizing muscles are involved to keep you well balanced. Using this tool 15 to 20 minutes a day, you'll have an improved physique, posture, and of course, balance.

But before you start, a brief warm-up is necessary, which can be completed by just doing squats. Do each of the balance disc routines in 10 to 20 repetitions. Once you’re body is well-adjusted to the forms, you can repeat all of them twice or thrice.

For a 30 min workout, you can perform the following:

  • Squat
  • Reverse-Lunge Raise
  • Windmill, Donkey Kick
  • Tri-Point Plank,
  • V Sit

# 5 Jump Rope

Do you like to lose around 100 calories in your arms, legs, chest, and belly? If yes, then you must have a jump rope at home. In order to maximize the efficacy of this workout tool, there are a few reminders to keep in mind.

First, you have to jump one to 2 inches away from the surface. Second, see to it that your elbows are close to sides as you start to use the rope. Third, if you lose energy to do more jumps, put off the rope before you finish the routine while at the same maintaining your arms and legs in motion. Fourth, in order to know if it is the perfect jump rope for you, put your leg at the middle of it and pull the handles; if they are past the armpits, then you should find another one.

# 6 Weights

Do you know the secret behind having a flat and strong ab like athletes? Weights or dumbbells are the way to it. A little additional weight to your workout can amp your belly. As you do the movements that are somewhat similar to your daily activities, your muscles will double or triple the work for stabilization.

Furthermore, extra weight means extra effort to do the routines, so you will burn more fats. So get a set of weights now. It is recommended, however that they should weigh enough to challenge at every final repetition of each set, which usually ranges from five to ten pounds.

You can then do:

  • Windmill
  • Single-Side Vertical Climb
  • Bow and Arrow Squat Pull
  • Plank Pull Through
  • Straight Arm Climb
  • Single Arm Sit-Up

# 7 Digital Video Disc

You can’t just do, this and that routine, on your own volition because this can affect the quality of your experience, and of course, the overall result. Each person has different levels when it comes to fitness. Disregarding this fact may result to injuries and others.

And so, it is very important that you have a specific workout program to follow that is recorded in a DVD version. Significantly, it is not really recommended to just follow the steps on whatever exercise program you see online. You need to find expert and effective digital workout programs to help you lose belly fat fast and safe.

Conclusion

Having excess belly fat is common to most people that even the thin and petite struggles as well. It is a prevalent problem across groups, ages and gender. It does not exclude anyone, especially if you are disregarding the need for regular exercise as you age. If you just eat and go on with your daily routine at the most comfortable and sweatless way, you are absolutely prone to this fitness problem.

So, want to have this gorgeous toned ab?

A woman with flat and toned belly.
A woman with flat and toned belly.

Start losing those belly fat-deposits now with these tools!

Do it now!

A woman working out.
A woman working out.

Aside from the lack of exercise, there are other reasons why you get fat-deposit in your abdomen easily. Now, which of the following are you guilty of?

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      Eva 2 years ago from Philippines

      @ MsDora Yeah. I've been working so hard to achieve a flat, toned abs. Do you still do that?

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      Dora Weithers 2 years ago from The Caribbean

      Thanks for this helpful information and the videos. Will try to do something about the belly fat.

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