These Are the Best Exercises to Burn Belly Fat As Fast As Possible

Michaels likes this moving plank because it targets your core and other muscles, like burpees.

Mountain Climbers

Celebrity trainer Ramona Braganza loves the 200-year-old Turkish-getup, a kettlebell-based total-body workout. She claims that the total-body conditioning exercise blasts belly fat despite its complexity.

Turkish Get-Up

The sprawl—a burpee on steroids—works as many muscles as possible and burns calories while sculpting and toning the upper and lower body, especially the abdomen.Touching your chest to the ground, then pushing-up to plank, elevates the burpee.


Jill Penfold, a Los Angeles-based personal trainer, claims running uphill burns 50% more calories. Penfold recommends walking five to 10 minutes on a slope or an inclined treadmill. As you accelerate, your heart rate should rise quickly.

Running On an Incline

Even without open water, you may incorporate this fat-burning aerobic workout into your gym program. Rowing machines engage your legs, core, arms, shoulders, and back while raising your heart rate and burning fat.

Rowing Machine

Short, intense bursts of fast-paced aerobics burn fat better than steady-state cardio. Hope Pedraza, an ACSM personal trainer and founder of inBalance, a San Antonio fitness and wellness business, recommends intervals that rotate muscle group workouts.


Tyler Spraul, CSCS, the head trainer at, advises lifting heavier weights and reducing rest time if you're still trying to lose belly fat. "Lifting heavily causes more afterburn. "Your body burns calories after the gym," Spraul explains. Make sure your technique doesn't suffer as you gain weight to avoid injury. Start strength training with this 15-minute total-body workout.

Strength Training

You read correctly. New York City personal trainer Sahmura Gonzalez recommends walking to lose tummy fat. "It seems so simple, but 45 to 60 minutes of brisk walking every day can do wonders for your metabolism," adds Gonzalez. "Plus, it ensures that you don't over-train, which can lead to over-production of cortisol—a stress hormone that's been shown to contribute to belly fat."