Odishatv Bureau

Besides anime, cherry blossoms, and tidy and clean cities with scenic beauties, Japan is also known for its healthy diet and holistic lifestyle. 

Be it ancient martial arts or contemporary exercise, Japanese people follow a certain routine that shapes the body, soothes the mind, and boosts spirituality. Their workout techniques are deeply rooted in mindfulness that connects body and mind.

So, if you want to achieve a flat belly or overall health, here is a collection of top Japanese workouts you may try.

Sumo Squats

This exercise type is copying the movements of Japanese professional wrestlers or Sumo before a match. Sumo squats may help you get a flat tummy and shape your inner thighs. They are also considered good for hamstrings and glutes.

Tabata Training

Tabata training is a type of HIIT or High-Intensity Interval Training technique. In this workout, you have to go through a short burst of exercise with enough resting periods afterward. Tabata is effective in burning calories and good for metabolism. Exercise like climbing mountains, high knees, and burpees are powerful enough to burn belly fat.

Martial Arts

Martial arts like Karate, Judo, and Kendo focus on core muscle strengthening. These workouts improve the overall strength of the body with increased flexibility and improved physical fitness.

Hula Hoop

Hula Hoop might be a fun pastime for kids, but you can also use it as an exercise to lose weight. By using various Hula Hoop moves, you can tone your abdominal fat by burning calories.

Lunges Toe Touch

Lunges Toe Touch exercise is a full-body Japanese exercise type that reduces belly fat and aims for core muscles. This exercise stretches your hamstrings and trims down your waist with increased flexibility at the hip joints.

By- Supalee Dalai

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