These exercises will take only 5 minutes of your time with numerous benefits such as strengthening your core muscles, explains fitness expert Diksha. Plank is considered to be the most effective exercise for core strength and overall fitness. Start by keeping your hands under shoulders and ground toes into the floor. Hold this position for 40 seconds as you breathe and take a break for 15 seconds. Seated knee tucks focus on upper and lower abdominal muscles. For this, sit on the mat and keep your hands on the ground. Extend your legs as you lean back and bring your knees closer to the chest as you lean in a while breathing in.
Ninety-degree crunches can be done by lying down on your back and making a 90-degree angle with your knees. Keep your hands behind your head and breath in a while, lifting your shoulders off the floor. Squeeze your core muscles every time you come up. Heel touch exercise is done by lying on the floor and bend your knees. Lift your upper body to touch the heels. Repeat it 15 times on both sides.
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