Are crunches able to get rid of belly fat?
NO , crunches alone cannot cut belly fat. Try these exercises
(3-4 sets of 30-60 sec)
The plank is best exercise for your entire core.Plank helps you to build strength in your core, upper and lower body so its a good full body work out.Watch video and learn how to plank the right way. It may not look like much, but the plank can't be beat for building strong abs from the inside out.
2. BICYCLE CRUNCH
(3-4 sets of 30 reps)
This exercise is very effective in building a strong core. Lie on your back with your hands behind your head, and your legs raised and bent at 90 degrees.Fully extend one leg at a time and think about bringing your shoulder, OR elbow, up to touch your opposite knee. Try and hold the crunch for a two-count on each side .
3. SIDE PLANK
(3-4 sets of 40-60 second holds)
Side plank can target each side of your body. This move target more than your abs-your abductors, adductors, quads, hamstrings, glutes, upper body, and lower back all get a workout.
4. REVERSE CRUNCH
(2-3 sets of 12-20 reps)
Reverse Crunches or Lower Body Crunches, work those hard to reach lower abs. The key here is that you bring your legs off the ground . The opposite movement of a Sit-up is a Reverse Crunch. It doesn't cause the same problems. Better it can fix your posture. This exercise should activate 140 percent more of your abs than a regular crunch.
5. HANGING LEG RAISE
The hanging leg raise is a center fortifying activity that objectives the whole stomach area with an accentuation on the lower abs and hip flexors. This activity additionally enhances soundness in the lower back.
TIPS TO BUILD 6 SIX PACK ABS
1. REDUCE YOUR SODIUM INTAKE.
2. LIMIT YOUR REST PERIOD TO 30 SEC.
3. REDUCE CARB INTAKE IN YOUR DIET.
4. DO CARDIO.