Flat abs is the desire of every man and woman. Fat on abdominal region makes one look old and unattractive. Not just this it lowers one’s self esteem and dull. Pilates exercises have proved to be beneficial in removing fat accumulation from the stomach area and makes you thin and fit. In this article we will be discussing you five effective pilates exercise to flaunt those shaped and sculpted abs.
5 Effective Pilates Exercises For Flat Abs:
The One Hundred
In this exercise one needs to lie on your back. Keep your legs extended and your arms facing in upward direction. Now you exhale by putting your arms down to hover off in lateral sides. Now slightly lift your head, neckline, shoulders and legs off the ground. Make sure your legs are totally straight and not bent. Be in this position for few seconds to minutes. Alternatively breathe in and put your arms up and breathe out and put your arms down.
This is next pilates exercise where in one has to lie down on the back keeping legs in the form of a diamond. Your toe should be together and arms towards the sky. Breathe out and come in the sitting positionwith your legs and feet in stationary position. Breathe in and sit erect then breathe out and roll again down to the ground.
Double Leg Teaser
In double leg teaser one has to begin by lying on the back with legs in tabletop position. Arms should be kept by your sides. Breathing out gentlylift your head, neck region, and shoulders few inches off the ground and arms hover by your sides. Now breathe in and touch your arms and legs making a V shape. Now breathe out and circle arms around towards the sides and try to touch toes. Slowly return back to the tabletop position.
Can- Can Corkscrew
In this pilates exercise one has to lie on their forearms with legs lifted in a table top position and lower region of the back touching the ground. Hold your body still and move hips and knees to one direction. Now stretch your legs in front and together. Try to bring your legs in circular shape and make a curve. Now bend knees to return to a tabletop position. Do this alternatively for both the sides.
In banana lifts, begin by keeping your legs in front, arms above the head. Breathing in extend your body, breathing out try to lift legs, head region, neck region, shoulders, and arms off the ground. Maintain this position and then come back to the starting position. Do the same step for the other sides too.
In few weeks of exercising these miraculous exercises you would start to lose inches from your waist. The best part of these exercises is that it does not require any accessories besides a yoga mat!! Practice these exercise daily to leave everyone spellbound looking at your amazing physique.