1. Seated Single Leg Raise
Being seated for a long time can lead to a lot of pain in the torso as well as turn the legs numb. However, additionally sitting for long hours can also add to more flab in the thigh region, which is quite stubborn to burn off. Seated leg rise exercise helps in working on your glutes and quads, and also, on your abs simultaneously. You have to sit on a chair with your back held straight; and then, lift your leg parallel to the ground, and stretch it straight for a few minutes. Repeat the same with another leg. Continue the exercise 20-30 times.
2. Torso Twist
This is yet another perfect workout for instilling blood circulation in your legs and burning the extra added fats too. It is an ideal exercise to ace when having downtime or a busy day at work, which leaves hardly any time to get out of the seat. It is quite easy to perform. Twist your torso to the left and then to the right, and stay in the position for 30 seconds. Repeat the same on both sides 30 to 40 times.
3. Toe Lift
Well, this is one of the easiest workouts, which you can perform while being seated on your work desk. Moreover, this will not take much of your time too, and you can try it out while continuing to do your work. So, here is what you have to do. Begin with tensing up your gluteal muscle while sitting on your chair. Continue to hold on the position for 10 seconds. Now repeat the same with your other leg. Repeat this 10 time for both legs. Moreover, no would ever know what you are doing.
4. Stomach Flex
Do you often feel bloated after lunch? Or do you have the habit of munching and snacking in between work? Well, this constant gobbling of food due to boredom and time-pass is one of the primary reasons, which add on to fats surrounding your waist. But there is a solution too, which you can follow sitting on your desk. Suck in your stomach to the extent possible and stick it out as much you can. Inhale when you suck in and exhale for the opposite. This helps in stimulating blood flow in your stomach, flexes abdominal muscles and thereby proves to be a good stomach exercise.
5. Legs Stretch
You can try this out when you are speaking on the phone or doing nothing at all. Just stand placing your back to the chair and place your right foot behind your left lower leg. Now rise on your left foot and switch to the next leg. Continue this 10-20 times but do ensure to remove your footwear before doing the workout. This helps in stretching your legs, and thereby building blood flow to your torso and legs.
6. Helicopter Twist
Well, this is not quite difficult and can be performed sitting in the comfort of your chair. This helicopter twist helps in loosening your rigid back from sitting at one position for a long time and thereby helps to strengthen your core. While you tighten your core and rotate it to either side, you assist your body to burn unwanted fats while simultaneously working on your abdomen and oblique to burn out unwanted fats.
7. Cross Arms Twist
You won’t feel embarrassed when doing this exercise. For this, you need to stretch your arms wide and straight, and continue to keep it so when carrying out the entire exercise. If your back hurts you can perform the helicopter workout or else bend down to reach out your toe teaching your right toe with the left hand, and left toe with the right hand. It will help loosen up your spine and thereby aiding to burn some extra fats too.
8. Sitting Crunches
Sit on the chair with your back straight and pull both your legs to a height perpendicular to the chair and parallel to the ground. Perform this 20-30 times for better results. This will affect both your lower abs as well as thighs. A valuable tip:-the faster you perform the workout, the better results it would generate. If you perform this exercise slowly, then you would only be able to feel the stretch on your hamstring. Additionally, it is one of the best workouts if you spend most of your day sitting.
9. Double Knee Lift
Double knee lift or also known as sitting crunches, it targets your abdomen and thigh muscles essentially. For this bring both your legs together and hold on to the sides of the chair. Ensure to keep your back straight. Now slowly lift your knees and pull them to the chest to flex your abdominal muscles. Put your feet down without touching the floor; repeat it 10-20 times after lunch or in between breaks.
10. Arms Flex
Move your arms round and round to relax the shoulder muscles. Arm exercise not only helps to flex your muscles but also loosen the rigidity caused due to sitting for a longer time. For this, place both your hands on the shoulder with the elbow pointing outwards. Now slowly move your arms in the clockwise and anti-clockwise direction. Perform this 10-20 times for best results.
All the above-listed workout exercises can be performed seated in the chair using desk exercise equipment such as a chair, tables, etc. So, now you know how to lose belly fat naturally while continuing your work at the office by performing these simple 10 exercises which would surely bring in the best output.