It’s no secret that belly fat is one of thehardest types to get rid of – they don’tcall it “stubborn” for nothing!Thankfully, there are plenty of highly effectiveat-home exercises that melt belly fat in notime!Before we give them a try together, hit thatsubscribe button and ring the bell icon tojoin us on the Bright Side of life!Exercise #1: Push-upsYou might assume that push-ups just work yourarms and chest, but they also target and eliminatebelly fat, which is exactly what we’re lookingfor!Begin the exercise by lying flat on the ground,belly side down!Now place your hands on the ground directlybelow your shoulders. Then, simply push up off the floor. Your body should make a straight line, sodon’t let those hips dip!Lower yourself, and then push up again. Let’s do 10 reps!Ready?1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, aaand 10!Good start!Exercise #2: BurpeesA lot of people dread burpees, but they reallyare a “must” if you’re looking to annihilatebelly fat that just doesn’t want to go away!Get into a squat position with your palmsflat on the ground. From here, kick your feet back so that youland in a straight-arm plank. Bring your feet back to the squat position,stand up, and jump towards the ceiling. Now that everything’s clear, let’s try todo 10 reps!1…2…3…4…5. . . You’re doing great, hang in there!…6…7…8…9…10. Phew, nice job!Exercise #3: Mountain climbersMountain climbing is a great exercise foryour whole body. There’s just one little problem: you don’talways have a mountain around to climb!Thankfully, mimicking the process will alsodo the trick, burning all that belly fat away!Start the exercise by getting into a straight-armplank. Make sure your wrists are in-line with yourshoulders. Lift your right foot, bend the knee, and bringit up towards your chest. Put your right foot back in the starting position,and do the same thing with your left leg. Keep switching legs. We’re gonna do 8 reps for each leg, so thatmakes 16 total. Ready?Climb!1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8…Keep it up!. . . 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15,and 16!Perfect!Exercise #4: CrunchesWhat’s aworkout without some crunches?This exercise is a true miracle for removingexcess fat from your abdomen, getting youone step closer to a perfectly toned belly. Lie on your back with your knees bent andyour feet flat on the floor. Don’t forget to place your hands behind yourhead so that your thumbs are behind your ears. Now engage your core to lift just your shouldersand upper back off the ground. Hold this pose for a moment before slowlyreturning to the starting position. Let’s do it 10 times!1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10. You’re on fire today!Keep that energy up for our next exercise!Exercise #5: Sumo squatSumo squats aren’t nearly as intense asthey sound!And more importantly, they do a lot of goodfor your body, and that includes burning bellyfat!Start by standing with your feet much widerthan shoulder-width apart. Point your toes out at a 45-degree angle. While keeping your back straight, lower yourbody down into a squat so that your kneesare at bent at a 90-degree angle. Come half-way back up, and then lower yourselfdown again. Doing 10 sumo squats will be enough for today’sworkout, so. . . 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. Awesome!Exercise #6: Sprinter sit-upsJust like with mountain climbing, if you’renot gonna run, you can fake it till you makeit!Sprinter sit-ups give you pretty much thesame results as actual running without beingso hard on your knees like the latter. They use your own body weight to strengthenand sculpt your waistline. Lie flat on your back with your arms downby your sides. Then, simultaneously lift your right kneeup off the floor, use your abs lift your upperbody off the ground, and meet your chest andknee in the middle. Bring your left arm forward and your rightarm back. Return to the initial position, and then repeateverything with the opposite leg. So, you’ll lift your left knee and bringyour right arm forward. Continue switching sides, and it’ll looklike you’re running while lying down!Let’s do 8 reps, starting with your left armand right knee. 1, now left knee, 2, back to the right one,3, switch it again, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. That wasn’t too hard now, was it?Exercise #7: Bicycle crunchesBicycle crunches not only get rid of upperand lower belly fat, they’ll sculpt yourobliques too. You know what that means: no more muffin top!Start by lying on the ground with your kneesbent and feet flat on the floor. Put your hands on the back of your head withyour thumbs behind your ears. Now, in one continuous move, bring your rightleg up, lift your upper body off the floorin a crunch, and turn your torso to the rightso that your left elbow and your right kneemeet in the middle. Straighten the right leg back out, but keepit off the ground. Do the same thing with your left leg and rightelbow. It’s a lot of coordination, but it getssmoother and easier to do with practice!Let’s try 15 reps for each leg, making atotal of 30. Think you can do it?Sure you can!1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8…Keep going!. . . 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15…Half-way there!. . . 16, 17, 18, 19, 20…Just 10 more!. . . 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, and 30!Nailed it!Only one more exercise, don’t give up onme now!Exercise #8: Forearm plankPlanking is the best way to finish up anyworkout. This exercise targets your entire core andimproves your stamina. It’s basically a full-body workout withinone exercise!To do it, place your forearms on the groundwhile keeping your elbows below your shoulders. Then, use your abs to lift your body up offthe ground. The only things that should be touching thefloor are your forearms and toes. Stay in this position for the next 30 seconds. Three, two, one. . . GO!…Forearm plank is actually the most commonform of the plank exercise. Since you’re still a beginner, 30 secondsis the optimal plank time for you. But as you start to do this exercise regularly,you’ll gradually work your way up to 60seconds, putting you at an intermediate levelof fitness. But even after that, your core will be readyfor a more advanced challenge, and you’llbe able to plank for 90 seconds or more!But your 30 seconds are now up, so you’redone for today!Be sure to do this training routine at least2-3 times a week to get the sculpted abs ofyour dreams!And if you want even quicker results (whodoesn’t?!), you may want to take a closerlook at two other fat-burning activities thatare definitely a lot more interesting thanjust running!That is, swimming and jumping rope:I mean, just look at a swimmer’s body – theresults speak for themselves!Plus, it’s super fun!Just don’t forget to pay attention to a coupleof important factors here. First of all, make sure that the strokes youchoose are strenuous – that’ll help youburn more calories. Your basic swimming exercise plan should includeresistance training, kickboard exercises,water crunches, and some bicycle abs, whichis pretty much the swimming version of bicyclecrunches. All these exercises target your belly fat,keeping your abdomen toned and flat. As for jumping rope, it increases your staminaand agility, and it’s perfect for targetingany fat on the body, the belly region included!But to get the results you want, you haveto follow proper technique. The most important thing to know is that youshould lift your feet only a few inches offthe ground, without touching your heels tothe floor. Turning the jump rope with only your wristsinstead of your whole arm also helps. It’s better not to set yourself exact goalshere – jump rope every day for as long asyou can. As you incorporate it into your daily or regularbody routine, you’ll notice that it becomeseasier and easier with time. And, of course, it won’t be long till yousee your dream body in the mirror!Do you know any other effective ways to getrid of belly fat?Tell us in the comment section below. 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