Toning abdominals in standing position provides added benefits to your body. It helps in engaging maximum muscles at the same time. It also enhances your postural support and eliminates more calories when compared to other traditional floor workouts. Furthermore, there is no need to go to a gym and invest in an expensive fitness equipment to attain results. You don’t need a whole lot of space to perform standing workouts either. These workouts target your upper abdominals, obliques and core muscles. You can try these exercises at home, workplace or anywhere else.
When you perform these standing workouts for 5 days per week, you can achieve a flatter tummy. However, you need to follow a healthy diet to sustain weight loss and a slimmer you.
To perform standing bicycle, you need to stand on the floor by placing your feet beside each other. Bend your knees slightly and place hands behind your head while your left knee is lifted. Thereafter, you can brace your abs in tightly and raise left knee up while your right shoulder is being rotated towards the knee. Now gently lower back to the initial position. Perform 20 reps each
2.Extended Toe Touch
Extended toe touch is another workout to flatten your tummy. Stand on your right leg with knees bent partially and left leg extended down behind your hip. Now gently extend your right arm overhead by placing your palm forward. Your spine should be extended and chest to be raised. Lift your left leg as much as you can to reach your right arm. Scoop your abdominals into spine by sweeping your left leg in the front to reach your right hand till your toes. Come back to the start position. Do 10 reps and follow the same process on the other side.
3.Leaning lift crunch
Stand on the floor placing your feet together and fold your knees while extending your arms overhead. Keep your palms pressed against each other, lean torso towards the right and stretch through the left. Brace your abs in and gently lean towards the left by extending your left leg towards outside. Raise your leg with pointed toe and perform 20 reps on each side.
4.Circular dead lift
Start with a split stance by bringing your left foot in the front and knees slightly folded. Your hands should be placed behind the head and keep your abs engaged while you hinge in the front from hips. Your spine should be placed straight till the time your chest is parallel to the ground. Your body can return in an upright position with a flat back and rotate torso towards the left. Do 15 reps and follow the same process on each side.
To perform this workout, you need to stand tall with feet next to each other and knees bent. Your hands should be clasped while you extend your arms overhead. Slowly bring a step forward towards the side using your left leg. Now place your left foot back towards the right by swinging arms overhead towards right. Perform 20 reps and follow the process on the opposite side.
Thus, these are some of the best standing workouts to obtain a flat belly.