8 Simple Exercises To Reduce Tummy Fat Post Pregnancy: Weight Loss

  1. Leg Raise Exercises to Reduce Tummy Post Pregnancy

Leg raises or leg lifts are one of the most effective ways to lose fat from the abdominal area. These exercises work to strengthen your weakened belly muscles, more so after pregnancy. You will not only tone the leg muscles but also lose that belly fat, making you fit and fabulous post-pregnancy.

Start with Single Leg Raises

Lie down on your back on the floor.

Take your arms behind your head.

While breathing out, raise your right leg off the floor.

Hold it midway at about 45 degrees angle for 3-5 seconds initially.

While breathing in, lower your raised leg.

Repeat with the left.

Do 5 times each with both the legs

Do Double Leg Raises

Lie down on your back on the floor.

Take your arms behind your head.

While breathing out, raise both your legs off the floor.

Hold at 45 degrees for 5-7 seconds or more if you can

While breathing in, bring them down

Repeat for 5-10 times

Scale up to Advanced Leg Crunches

Lie down on your back on the floor.

Take your arms behind your head.

Bend the legs from knees at 90 degrees, feet remain lifted

While exhaling, lift the head with the support of your hands beneath and bring the shoulders up towards the knees while pulling in the knees together

While inhaling, go back to the original position

Repeat 5-10 times

Legs and Hands Raises

Lie down on the back and bent the knees at 90 degrees, feet remain up in the air

Raise your hands up, they remain straight parallel to each other, perpendicular to your body.

While inhaling, extend your left leg out and right hand up above the head

While exhaling, bring hand and leg back to the original position

Now extend your right leg out and left hand up above the head while breathing in

Come back to the original position while breathing out

Repeat for 5-10 times

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