5 Moves That Burn Belly Fat and Tone Every Inch of Your Middle

Trying to get in shape while juggling the rest of your priorities doesn't have to feel overwhelming

January 2, 2018
exercises that burn belly fat and tone
mitch mandel

If you've been meaning to get back to regular exercise and haven't had the time or the motivation, you're certainly not alone. Trying to get in shape while juggling the rest of your priorities can feel overwhelming. The good news? It doesn't have to be. You can lose the weight for good, revitalize your health, and firm and flatten your belly in just 10 minutes a day with Prevention's new Fit in 10: Slim and Strong—for Life! program. Women who tried the plan lost up to 18 pounds in just 8 weeks with the simple 10-minute routines. Start today with this full-body Fit in 10 workout that requires nothing more than your own bodyweight.

How to do it
Do each move for 40 seconds, resting for 10 seconds as you transition to the Push Move. Do the Push Move for 20 seconds after each exercise, resting for 5 seconds before starting the next move. Do the circuit twice.

half jack with knee lift
Mitch Mandel
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Half Jack with a Knee Lift

Stand tall with your feet together and your hands on your hips (A). Hop your feet apart and raise one knee toward your chest (B). Reverse the move and repeat on the opposite side (C).

Start Smart: If this move is too hard on the knees, simply step side to side.

long jump
Mitch Mandel
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Push Move: Long Jump

Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart and your abs engaged. Bend your knees and swing your arms behind you (A), then swing your arms overhead and jump forward as far as you can with both feet (B). Land softly in a squat, keeping your knees behind your toes (C). Stand up and quickly jog backward to your starting position. Repeat.

MORE: How to Get More From Your Bodyweight Workout

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inchworm
Mitch Mandel
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Inchworm

Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart (A). Hinge at your hips and fold forward (B), bringing your hands to the floor (bend your knees if needed). (C) Walk your hands forward into a plank (D), then quickly walk your hands back to your feet and stand, returning to the starting position. (Jumpstart your weight loss with these 10-minute dinners that will satisfy and help you lose weight.)

Repeat the Push Move: Long Jump 

Plank to shin tap
Mitch Mandel
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Plank to Shin Tap

Start in a plank position with your wrists in line with your shoulders, abs engaged (A). Shift your hips back and up into a pike as you tap your right hand to your left shin (B). Return to plank position and repeat the tap on the opposite side.

Repeat the Push Move: Long Jump

MORE: A HIIT Workout from MMA Fighter Chael Sonnen

sprinter sit-ip
Mitch Mandel
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Sprinter Sit-Up

Lie on your back with your legs extended (A). Engage your core to lift your torso off the floor, drawing your right knee to your left elbow (B). Reverse the move back to the starting position and quickly repeat on the opposite side. Continue alternating sides with each rep. (See how one woman lost 13 pounds and 20 inches in only 8 weeks!)

Repeat the Push Move: Long Jump

Find more 10-minute workouts in Prevention's book Fit in 10—Slim & Strong for Life!

The article 5 Moves That Burn Belly Fat And Tone Every Inch Of Your Middle originally appeared on Prevention.

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