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Wood Chop – Take a dumbbell, medicine ball, or free weight and hold with both hands. Start with your arms above your head then keeping your arms straight slowly bring the weight down in a chopping motion between your legs, bending your knees slightly and push your hips back. Your back should be straight throughout the movement. As you lower the weight keep your abs contracted. From the bottom of the movement explode back upwards until you arms are pointing upwards. Arms must be straight throughout movement. Do 20 Reps. Choose the heaviest weight you can handle.

As swimming is a cardio workout that does get your heart pumping, your muscles straining, and your body moving, it does burn calories and body fat. It doesn’t target belly fat specifically, no, but it does help to reduce fat from all over your body, your stomach included.

Lie on your back and then cross your left foot over your right knee with your hands positioned behind your head. Lift your shoulders off the floor and then curl your upper body towards your left knee. Be sure to keep your lower back pressed to the floor. Contract your obliques and upper abs as hard as possible at the top of the movement and then resist on your back down. Do 12-16 reps and then switch to the other side.