Core muscles is the term that is used for the group of muscles that are located around the pelvis and trunk, precisely, the muscles in the lower back, abdomen, hips and pelvis. This group of muscles is the one that supports the spine and keeps the optimal balance of the whole body.
At this point it is very important to highlight that by strengthening the core muscles you actually support and help your spine and prevent occurring pain and poor posture. Those people who are sitting for long periods of time during the day should strengthen the core muscles and prevent further complications and health issues that can be triggered by sitting all day long. In the same time you are going to enhance the general posture of your body, alleviate the lower back pain, prevent injuries and enhance the overall athletic performance.
In addition, by strengthening the core muscles you actually cannot get rid of the very stubborn belly fat. The fitness experts explain that by working the core muscles you target the abdominal muscles and engage your back muscles and glutes.
Those people who are top-heavy and the ones who are prone to strain their back need to work their core muscles.
Below we will present you a complete workout plan with several simple exercises. The combination of these exercises is going to help you enhance your general health but in same time it’s going to help you to get rid of the belly fat:
Here is the 3-day workout plan which includes simple and yet very effective exercises:
- Day 1
On the first day of the 3-day workout plan you need to do 3 simple exercises. Every exercise should last about 5 minutes and in order to get the best results you need to make 2 repetitions.
The first exercise is called Skyscrapers. You should do 10 repetitions on each side.
The second exercise is Windshield Wipers. You should do 10 repetitions on each side. The third and last exercise is Army Crawls. You need to do only 36 steps.
- Day 2On the second day of this workout plan, you need to perform these four exercises that are very hard. Each exercise lasts around 5 minutes and if you want to get best results you need to make 2 repetitions.The first exercise is called Breakdancer. You need to do 15 repetitions on every side.
The second exercise is called Skydiver. You should hold this position for around 30 seconds.
The 3rd exercise is called Dead Bug. You should do 10 repetitions of this exercise.
The 4th and last exercise is called Thread the Needle. You need to do 10 repetitions on each side.
- Day 3
On the last day of this workout plan you need to make 4 exercises and they are challenging. Each exercises lasts around 6 minutes.
The first exercise is Crab kicks into Superman. You should do 6 repetitions on every side.
The second exercise is called Star leg raise. On each sidedo 10 repetitions.
The third exercise is called Side V-ups. On each sideyou should do 10 repetitions.
The fourth and last exercise is called Over/under. It’s advisable to do 10 repetitions on every side.