8 Most Effective Exercises To Reduce Love Handles (Muffin Top)

3. Alternating Toe Touches:


alternative-toe

How to do:

  • Lie on your back with your back pressed against the floor.
  • Elevate one leg up in the air while slowly lifting your torso off the ground. U
  • Using the opposite arm, reach over and try to touch your toe (the one that is in the air).  Remember to exhale while perform this part of the exercise.
  • Slowly begin to lower your torso and arms back down to the starting position while inhaling.
  • Repeat the movement on the other side.
  • Repeat the movement.
  • Try for three sets of 30 reps on each side.

4. Mountain Climbers:

mountain-climbers

How to do:

  • Start in plank position with hands and toes on the floor.
  • Begin by bringing the right foot towards the right elbow and switch to the other side by jumping, quickly alternating the feet in a continuous movement.

5. Scissors:

scissors

How to do:

  • Lie down flat on your back with your arms at your sides, palms pressing into the floor. You can place your hands under your pelvis if you feel the need to protect your lower back.
  • Lift both your legs off the floor towards the ceiling, contracting the abs and pressing your lowers abs into the ground.
  • Keeping your abs engaged and lower back on the ground, slowly lower your right leg until it’s a few inches above the floor. Then scissor your legs, lifting your right leg up while lowering your left leg. Continue alternating between your legs for 10 -12 reps per leg.
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