When you are trying to lose pregnancy weight, the stomach fat area is one of the key areas of concern for many mums.
It is an area that mums want to lose weight from, and your core forms a big part of toning this area.
Today we have gathered 4 of our top 28 Day Weight Loss exercises that target your core and can aid in toning your stomach area.

Reverse Woodchop

Rev-Wood-ChopStarting Position
Stand with your feet parallel and a little wider than hip width apart, knees slightly bent. Sit down into a squat position, pushing your hips backwards and keeping feet flat on the floor. Hold the medicine ball next to your right knee with both hands, keeping your arms straight and upper body upright.
Keeping your body in alignment, exhale and twist your right foot as you lift the ball diagonally until your arms are extended fully over your left shoulder. Then engage your core and bend your knees as you bring the ball back down to the starting position. Repeat movement for 30 seconds and then alternate sides for a further 30 seconds.

Strengthens arms, chest and shoulders
Elbow Bridge Leg Raise

ElbowStarting Position
Begin by lying on your back, resting on your elbows with a neutral spine and hands flat on the floor facing forward. Contract your glutes and push up into elbow bridge position.
Engage your core as you exhale and lift your right leg from the floor, keeping the knee straight. Keep hips, core and glutes strong and in alignment. Inhale and slowly lower your right leg back down to elbow bridge position. Repeat exercise, alternating legs.
Strengthens core, glutes, back and hips.

Bird Dog Pose

bird-dogStarting Position
Kneel on a mat on all fours with your knees hip width apart and fingers facing forward. Ensure your back is flat and belly button pulled in toward your spine.

Keeping a neutral spine, exhale as you simultaneously lift and extend your left leg and right arm up until they are parallel to the floor. Keep your hips facing down, back straight and core engaged through the movement. Inhale as you slowly return your arm and leg to the starting position. Repeat exercise with opposite arm and leg.

Strengthens core muscles, glutes and legs.
V Lift

V_liftStarting Position
Lie flat on your back with palms facing downward and fingers facing forward. Bend your knees and lift your legs straight up in the air, keeping your lower back firmly planted on the floor. Extend your knees and engage core muscles.
Exhale and gently lift your shoulders off the floor, reaching up toward the ceiling for 1-2 seconds. Inhale and slowly roll down through your spine to starting position, keeping your lower back flat on the floor. Repeat exercise, then bend knees and pull them in toward you as you return your feet to the floor.
Strengthens core, legs and upper body.
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