5 Best Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat for Women

Let’s face it—for many people, fat on your lower belly is not a desirable look. But unfortunately, it’s easy to acquire and difficult to lose!

This may be why you have searched for exercises to get rid of lower belly fat, and why you have arrived on this page.

Luckily you did because, in this article, we explore five effective exercises that will help tighten your tummy and retain your shape, no matter what your age. 

But first…

You Cannot Outrun Your Fork!

We will start by saying that no amount of exercise will help you get rid of belly fat if your diet is not in order. You cannot outrun the fork, and you cannot crunch away your belly.

Therefore, if you are serious about losing belly fat, you may need to make some changes to your diet.

Primarily, you need to be in a calorie deficit to lose fat. This means eating around 300 to 500 fewer calories than you need every day. So, if you need 1,800 calories to maintain your current weight, you should eat around 1,500 calories for a few months. Use an online TDEE calculator to accurately figure out how many calories you need.

You can also do other things, such as increase your movement, drink more water, and sleep well to aid fat loss, although it ultimately comes down to calories in vs. calories out.

Perhaps this is good news, as you don’t have to torture yourself with excessive workouts… Just eat a bit less!

5 Exercises to Target Your Abs

While correcting your diet will help you get rid of that fat, you can supplement this with the following core exercises. 

These will target your core and give you a tighter tummy, which will look magnificent when you strip that belly fat away.

Mountain Climbers with Sliding Discs
Mountain Climbers

#1 – Mountain Climbers (with Slider)

  1. Get into a high plank position with your hands flat on the floor.
  2. Place each foot on a separate slider disc.
  3. Dig your left foot into the floor and slide it forward, bringing your knee to your chest.
  4. Return your left foot to the starting position then repeat step 3 with your right leg.
  5. Alternate between legs, maintaining good form.
  6. Start slowly, focusing on engaging your core—speed up only when you master the movement.

#2 – Scissor Switch

  1. Lie on a mat on your back and lift your legs to a 90-degree angle, so they point towards the ceiling.
  2. With your hands behind your head, lift your chin to your chest, keeping your back on the ground.
  3. Engage your core and allow one leg to slowly drop to the ground, stopping it around an inch from the floor.
  4. Lift this leg back to its 90-degree angle, while simultaneously dropping the other leg. Repeat as required.
Arm Circles with gliding discs
Arm Circles

#3 – Arm Circles (with Slider)

  1. Get into a high plank position with your hands flat on the floor, shoulder-width apart.
  2. Place each hand on a separate slider disc.
  3. Dig your right hand into the glider and slowly draw an anticlockwise circle on the ground.
  4. Ensure your core and glutes remain engaged throughout the movement, without moving your hips.
  5. Do this for ten reps (ten circles), then perform another ten with the left hand to complete the set.

#4 – Russian Twists

  1. Sit on the floor, bend your knees, and lay your feet flat on the ground.
  2. Engage your core and lean back to create a 45-degree angle.
  3. Hold your arms straight out in front of your chest. Twist to the left as far as you can, pause, then return to the centre.
  4. Repeat the movement, twisting to the right.
  5. To make this movement more difficult, hold a weight in your hands.
Ab Slide Out with 8 Minute Ab Discs
Ab Slide Out

#5 – Ab Slide Out (with Slider)

  1. Get on all fours with your hands just above your shoulders. Use a mat to support your knees.
  2. Place each hand on a separate slider disc.
  3. Engage your core and slowly begin to slide both arms together directly out in front of you, lowering your torso to the ground.
  4. With your arms extended, pause, then slowly return your arms towards your body.
  5. Repeat this movement with control.


As you are now aware, core workouts are only a small part of creating a slim midsection. A calorie deficit through a sensible diet is also an important thing.

For a quick and easy-to-follow program that outlines exactly what ab workout to do and how to do it—along with two sliding discs—try 8 Minute Abs. The results will surprise you!

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