According to research the more weight-bearing the exercise, the more fat you burn from your tummy area. Weight bearing exercises is any type of exercise you do on your feet and legs and that works your muscles and bones against gravity. Not only does it burn more belly fat, but is essential for building and maintaining healthy bones. Examples of weight bearing exercises are walking, running, using the elliptical machine, dancing and basketball, to just name a very few. Non-weight bearing exercises are swimming and bicycling.