5 Exercises to Beat Belly Jiggle in 5 Minutes

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In your way to define your waist and strengthen your core, doing sit-ups is not enough, so you need to find something more in order to make a measurable difference.

To get firmer in only five minutes sounds impossible, but here is something that can give you a chance to make it a reality. Trying this quick fix from NYC-based certified fitness trainer Chris Sams, and modelled by Instagram star Yovanna Ventura is a real challenge for you.

How to do:

–           Do as many reps as you can in 30 to 60 seconds, for each exercise,

–           Switching sides repeat on another side

–           Then move onto the next exercise.

  1. Thread the Needle

Instructions:

–           Starting position – plank position with your shoulders stacked over your wrists and your body in a straight line between your heels and your head.

–           With your hips squared to the floor, bring your right knee to your right elbow.

–           Extend the right leg under your left leg and across your body.

–           Bringing the right knee back to the right elbow, complete one rep.

Perform as many reps as you can in 30 to 60 seconds on each side.

  1. Forearm Plank Swimmers

Instructions:

–           Starting position – a forearm plank, and palms pressed against the floor.

–           Extending your right arm straight out in front of you, open it out to the side

–           Return to plank position and repeat on the opposite side, to complete one rep.

–           Continue to alternate sides.

Perform as many reps as you can in 30 to 60 seconds

  1. Leg Crossovers

Instructions:

–           Starting position – laying face-up on a mat, place your palms pressed against the floor beneath your hips and extend the legs.

–           Keep your lower back against the floor and lift both legs about a foot off the floor.

–           Keep the legs as straight as possible, crossing the left ankle over the right one and reverse, crossing the right ankle over the left one to complete one rep.

Perform as many reps as you can in 30 to 60 seconds

  1. Side Plank With Twist

Instructions:

–           Starting position – a side plank position on a mat with your left forearm on the floor and fingertips facing the right side of your mat.

–           Keep stacked your shoulders, hips, and feet that allow you to make moves easier.

–           Using your right arm, reach underneath the body, without dropping your hips,

–           Open the chest and reach your right arm straight up overhead to complete one rep.

–           Switch the side and repeat

Perform as many reps as you can in 30 to 60 seconds on each side.

  1. Russian Twists

Instructions:

–           Starting position – sitting with a 5- to 10-pound dumbbell in both hands (held at a chest level). Keep your knees bent and crossed ankles.

–           Leaning backwards slightly, raise both feet off the floor and keeping your shoulders away from your ears, twist from the waist and turn your upper body to the left.

–           Repeat on the opposite side and continue to alternate

Perform as many reps as you can in 30 to 60 seconds on each side.

Source,Original Article: www.cosmopolitan.com