Lose Belly

Plank position for strong legs, back and abs

When many people think of losing weight, one of the first things that comes to mind is getting a totally toned and taut tummy. After all, who doesn’t want to be able to slip into a pair of jeans without having to deal with a muffin top? Plus, losing belly fat is a surefire way to improve your health: Research links a larger waist size to heart diseasediabetes, and even some cancers. That said, we hate to break it to you, but doing hundreds of crunches every day isn’t the best way to lose belly fat. In fact, exercises that promote spot reduction just don’t exist.


15 Best Exercises to Lose Belly Fat – How to Burn Belly Fat Fast (womansday.com)

Effects Of Exercising 10 Minutes Daily

It’s been a very, very long time since I’ve been in middle school. But to this day, the thought of exercising takes me straight back to P.E. classes where we had to run timed miles around the track for what felt like an eternity. Working out still feels like it requires lots of time and effort.

Jessie Van Amburg 

Secret Side Effects of Exercising 10 Minutes a Day, Says Science (msn.com)

Calming And Cooling Exercises

3 Calming, Cooling Breathing Exercises to Try When It’s Too Hot to Function (msn.com)

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But yoga and meditation teacher Travis Eliot, cofounder of Inner Dimension TV, wants you to take a deep breath—a few deep breaths, actually. Not only can doing a few breathing exercises help calm you down mentally, but it can also help naturally decrease your body temperature so you feel cooler too. 

Stacey Leasca

Core Strengthening For Easing Back Pain

These lower back exercises from sports medicine doctor Jordan Metzl, M.D., can help fix or prevent nagging spasms, discomfort, and achiness in your lower back.

These 6 Core-Strengthening Exercises Help Ease Lower Back Pain (msn.com)

Your core muscles—not just your abdominals, but the muscles that wrap around your midsection—support your spine and lower back. And your core, hips, glutes, and hamstrings together form one big stability machine, so weakness in any one of those muscles forces the others to take up the slack. 


Best Exercises To…

Burn Belly Fat As Fast As Possible https://www.menshealth.com/

Here are the best exercises and workouts to lose belly fat, according to personal trainers. 

Leah Groth, Meghan Rabbi
Slide 2 of 17: This exercise works your core, as well as your chest, shoulders, lats, triceps and quads, explains Michaels. Since burpees involve explosive plyometric movement, they'll get your heart pumping too.How to do burpees: Stand with your feet shoulder-distance apart and send your hips back as you lower your body toward the ground in a low squat. Then, place your hands right outside of your feet and hop your feet back, allowing your chest to touch the floor. Push your hands against the floor to lift your body up into a plank and then jump your feet just outside of your hands. With your weight in your heels, jump explosively into the air with your arms overhead.

These Are the Best Exercises to Burn Belly Fat As Fast As Possible (msn.com)

Yoga Before Breakfast

Slide 1 of 5: Morning workouts might make you think of running with the sunrise, or hitting the gym first thing in the a.m. before your favorite coffee shop is open. But there's another type of workout that can have big perks if you do it before breakfast: yoga.Yes, we're asking you to get literal with your sun salutations (called Surya Namaskar in Sanskrit) and roll out your yoga mat before you've even had your coffee. Why? Exercise in general (including walking and even stretching) can come with some significant benefits for your health and well-being. And morning yoga benefits are no exception—research suggests that you may be able to enjoy even more potent benefits from the thousand-year-old practice simply by doing it in the morning. (If you can drag yourself out of bed, that is.) Keep reading to learn more, and check out the 5 Yoga Stretches Everyone Over 40 Should Do, Says Doctor.

…research suggests that you may be able to enjoy even more potent benefits from the thousand-year-old practice simply by doing it in the morning.


Secret Side Effects of Doing Yoga Before Breakfast, According to Science (msn.com)