The overhanging fat that spills over the waistline of pants is known as muffin-top or love handles or “spare tire”. This connects your upper and lower part of the body To slim those parts and tones your stomach, train your core muscles—specifically, the “love handles”.
WITH THE HELP OF THESE EXERCISES YOU WORK YOUR ABS FROM ALL ANGLES, AND TONE THE LOVE HANDLES.
Not only that, a strong core can also help reduce back pain.
- Dynamic Plank
- Side Plank Knee-Tuck
- Downward facing dog
Do the 18-minute workout and train your upper-abs, love handles, lower abs, and work on deep core strength. Mix and match any of them in your gym routine or at home workout. Proper nutrition plays a big role so supplement your workouts with a healthy balanced diet.
- Superman Exercise
Lie and face down on the floor with extending arms fully over your head and next to your ears. Contract your glutes and raise your legs, arms, and chest off of the floor. For 1 to 2 seconds hold the top position. Then lower your legs, arms, and chest back to the starting position and inhale.
Make repetition 10 to 12 times.
- Side Plank With Tuck
On your left side with your legs straight lie then prop yourself up with your right forearm so your body forms a diagonal line. Lift hips while forming a straight line from your ankles to your shoulders and you should brace your core.
Raise your top leg while keeping your torso stable. Bring your top knee toward your chest without changing the angle of your body. Make pause for 1 to 2 seconds and back to the starting position. Repeat 10-12 repetitions and repeat all that on the other side.
- Downward-Facing Dog
Place yourself into a forearm plank with your elbows beneath your shoulders, and legs extended.
Engage your glutes and draw your navel toward the spine. Through your heels press that calves are lengthened. Form a straight line from head to heels.
By pushing your hips up and back exhale and shift your weight backward. Move your body to form an inverted V, so your head to hang loosely between your shoulders.
Keep your legs extended and maintain a flat back. Stay in that position for 1-2 seconds. And before moving to the next exercise back and forth for 10-12 repetitions.
On your back Lie flat with your arms at your sides, palms pressing into the floor. If you feel the need to protect your lower back then place your hands under your pelvis.
Your both legs lift off the floor towards the ceiling, contract your abs and press your lowers abs into the ground.
Slowly lower your right leg while keeping your abs engaged and lower back on the ground until it’s a few inches above the floor. While lowering your left leg down, lift your right leg up. Alternate between your legs for 10 -12 reps per leg.
- Dynamic Plank
This exercise strengthens your core and works your chest and shoulders.
Begin in plank position with your elbows beneath your shoulders. Form a straight line from your head to heels.
Your right-hand move into standard push-up position, move your left hand into a standard push up position. By lowering onto your right forearm return to the starting position and then your left forearm.
Alternate both sides. Make repetition until you complete 10-12 reps on each side.
* As a circuit complete 3 sets of the following exercises. With little to no rest between exercises perform each exercise for the prescribed number of repetitions.
Make rest 60 to 90 seconds between sets. All the workout takes less 18 minutes.