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Having a flat tummy and a six-pack is not easy, we all know that. However, some exercises are more helpful than others.
If your goal is to burn stomach fat, you can do a lot of things. And while proper hydration and, of course, a healthy diet are really important, so is working out. As it turns out, you will find a lot of information on the internet about miraculous exercises that promise to show results in just two weeks, we all know by now that there is no such thing.
Mike Jackson, a nutritional consultant, and physique transformation specialist shares his thoughts on what he considers to be the best exercises to burn stomach fat.
Running or walking
If you were thinking that there was a way of targeting stomach fat directly, you were wrong. We were, too! According to experts, your fat settles wherever your body decides (thank you, genetics), so you need to start moving in order to start burning fat, wherever it is. And guess what: Running and walking are two of the best fat-burning exercises.
Elliptical trainers provide an intense, low impact cardio workout. In fact, a 145-lb. person can burn about 300 calories in 30 minutes on an elliptical trainer. So if you don't feel like going out and running outside, you can absolutely go for this option. It will also be more gentle on your joints.
Another excellent low impact exercise and a perfect activity altogether. Not to mention that is also a sustainable and eco-friendly means of transportation. Depending on the speed and intensity, an average person can burn between 250 to 500 calories during a 30-minute ride.