For some reason, fat loves to stay stored in a person’s back. Back fat seems to be the toughest to get rid of. This is because the lower and middle back is often underworked during regular exercises and workout routines. Even exercises machines that cause a person to move their arms while moving their legs don?t always do the job.
The only way to break up this tough and stubborn fat is to hit it head on. Straight cardiovascular activity is simply not enough to flush back fat away. The best types of exercises are those that utilize free weights and/or weight bearing movements. Straight cardiovascular activity is simply not enough to flush back fat away.
HOW TO GET RID OF BACK FAT WITH TWO PROVEN EXERCISES
Here?s how to get rid of back fat with the top two tried and true exercises:
1. CLASSIC PUSH UP
This exercise has stood the test of time for a reason: it really works. Many women do not particularly enjoy this exercise because it demands great strength in the chest and shoulders. This strength will come in time. In the meantime, there are modifications to the push up that work just as well. To get started right away, do the classic push up while standing up and pressing against a wall. Here’s how to get rid of back fat by doing a standing push up:
a. Place feet hip distance apart and stand about three feet away from wall.
b. Sink as much of your body weight into your hands. This will cause you to use more of your weight to get strong and burn fat.
c. Work up to 50 reps every day for six days out of each week.
2. LATERAL RAISE
This exercise requires a set of three or five pound weights and a bit of balance. Here?s how to get rid of back fat with the lateral raise exercise:
a. Stand with feet hip distance apart.
b. Bend knees slightly to ground your body and prevent the loss of balance.
c. Bend torso over so that your upper body is parallel to the floor and your eyes are looking straight at the floor.
d. With a dumbbell in each hand, bring hands together in front of your chest and then move arms out as if your arms were wings.
e. Repeat this movement for 3 sets of 24 reps three times a week.