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7 Exercises To Get Rid Of Love Handles Quickly


We endearingly ask them as love handles. or even you favor to call it your muffin top. Either way, excess fat sitting on the edges of the torso is hard to lose.

You have to cross-train your core such as you cross-train the remainder of your body. Of all the waist-whittling exercises out there, ones that focus on your oblique muscles will zero in on this area. A general rule to stay in mind: Any move where you’re getting to the side works your obliques.

But incorporating ones that also hit your upper and lower abs will more effectively sculpt and slim your entire middle section. Your core works together complete unit.

Here, are 7 of our favourite exercises for getting obviate the additional padding around your middle.

1. Oblique Press and Reach

How to:
  • Kneel on your left knee together with your right foot call at front of you, foot flat on the ground (leg will form a 90 degree angle).
  • Keep the abdominal muscles tight, back straight, tailbone tucked.
  • Hold a weight in your right , arm extended bent the proper and bent at a 90 degree angle together with your fist within the air.
  • Then, reach up, extending your arm straight into the air while bending your body right down to the left side and touching your left fingertips to the bottom .
  • Next, use your oblique muscle pull your torso back to starting position.
  • Do 3 sets of 12-15 on all sides.

 2. Side Plank Crunch

How to:
  • Start on your right elbow, your right foot slightly ahead of your left.
  • Keep your core tightened throughout.
  • Pull the proper knee in towards chest and crunch your left elbow toward it.
  • Then bring back bent side plank position.
  • Do 3 sets of 10-12 reps.

3. Plank Up-Downs

How to:
  • Get into plank position, with arms out straight directly beneath your shoulders, squeezing your butt and pulling your abs tight into your spine.
  • Then, starting with one arm, lower down onto your forearm, then follow with subsequent arm.
  • Move back up, one arm at a time, to the fully extended plank.
  • Make sure to avoid rocking your hips, and keep the core tight the whole time.
  • It also works your upper body also , since your upper body is moving and helping to support your entire plank position.
  • Do 8 on all sides , or draw a bead on 30-45 seconds.

4. Around the World Obliques

How to:
  • Stand together with your legs wider than shoulder-width apart, toes clothed just a touch bit, tailbone tucked.
  • With a really light weight in your hands (5 pounds at the most otherwise you can even hold a pillow just to stay anchored so you don’t feel the move in your lower back) extend arms up straight above your head as far as you'll .
  • Then, bend from the hips and reach your body as far as you'll to the proper , hips and shoulders square forward.
  • At the last second once you can’t reach any longer , rotate toward the ground .
  • Twist your body back to face front, exhale and pull copy to centre.
  • Make sure to stay your knees soft, don’t lock them.
  • Do 8-10 slow and controlled reps in each direction, alternating sides.

5. Pass the Ball

How to:
  • These are basically bicycle crunches turned up a notch.
  • Lie flat on the bottom , abs pulled in tight to your spine and back flat on the ground .
  • Pick your chest up, pulling the proper knee into your chest and holding a ball in your left .
  • Pass the ball underneath your right knee into your right and crunch up.
  • It’s almost sort of a figure-8.
  • Like dribbling a basketball, minus that bounce on the ground .
  • Rotate your legs after each pass, and confirm you’re crunching up whenever .
  • Keep your shoulder blades lifted off the bottom throughout.
  • Do for 30-45 seconds.

6. Knee Drop

How to:
  • Lie flat on the bottom , abs pulled in tight to your spine, back flat on the ground .
  • Lift legs off the ground and into a tabletop position.
  • Squeeze the ball between legs, engaging the inner thigh muscles and lower abs the whole time.
  • Drop your knees over to the proper slowly keeping abs pulled in tight and lower back flat.
  • Exhale and pull to centre, then inhale as you drop them down the opposite way.
  • You want to stay them tucked in, knees aligned over your hips.
  • You want to stay them tucked in, knees aligned over your hips.
  • You’ll also get an awesome lower back stretch.
  • Holding the ball tight will make sure you keep your legs together throughout the movement.
  • Do 3 sets of 8-10 reps all sides.

7. Crouching Tiger Push-Up

How to:
  • Start during a push-up position (hands wider than shoulder-width).
  • Do a push-up. Then, bend knees off floor, and press back to your hips so your knees are directly beneath your ribs.
  • Your arms should be straight pressing through the shoulders you’ll feel it in your quads and shoulders.
  • Then lift the hips up into a downward dog position.
  • From there, round out your back and slowly roll your spine forward during a wave motion, starting with lower spine and ending with upper spine rolling the remainder of the body flat until you're back in your starting plank position.
  • Pressing back forces you to interact the low abdomen; the roller is active abdominal work, and it’s also stretching your back.
  • Do 3 sets of 10-12 slow and controlled reps.
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