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9 Moves To Shrink Your Muffin Top

posted in Health & Fitness
03/11/2016
  • Stability Ball V-Pass: That ball might feel light, but wait until your abs have to support it! You’ll start sweating in no time!
Beginner: 3 sets of 12 (bend your knees if necessary)
Advanced: 3 sets of 15
    Stability Ball V-Pass: That ball might feel light, but wait until your abs have to support it! You’ll start sweating in no time!
    Beginner: 3 sets of 12 (bend your knees if necessary)
    Advanced: 3 sets of 15
  • Kneeling Side Crunch: Looking for a way to target those obliques? Then this is the perfect exercise for you! Keep your core engaged as you lift your leg to keep yourself stable, and crunch toward your outstretched toes.
Beginner: 3 sets of 12 per side
Advanced: 3 sets of 15 per side
    Kneeling Side Crunch: Looking for a way to target those obliques? Then this is the perfect exercise for you! Keep your core engaged as you lift your leg to keep yourself stable, and crunch toward your outstretched toes.
    Beginner: 3 sets of 12 per side
    Advanced: 3 sets of 15 per side
  • Side Crunch: Side crunches are a great way to target those obliques. As you crunch up, make sure that you are curling from your stomach, rather than your shoulders.
Beginner: 3 sets of 10 per side
Advanced: 3 sets of 15 per side
    Side Crunch: Side crunches are a great way to target those obliques. As you crunch up, make sure that you are curling from your stomach, rather than your shoulders.
    Beginner: 3 sets of 10 per side
    Advanced: 3 sets of 15 per side
  • Weighted Russian Twist: Russian twists are a great way to work those core muscles and obliques! Throw in a kettle bell or dumbbell, and you will really feel the burn! Try to keep your back as straight as possible as you twist to avoid injury.
Beginner: 3 sets of 12 per side
Advanced: 3 sets of 15 p
    Weighted Russian Twist: Russian twists are a great way to work those core muscles and obliques! Throw in a kettle bell or dumbbell, and you will really feel the burn! Try to keep your back as straight as possible as you twist to avoid injury.
    Beginner: 3 sets of 12 per side
    Advanced: 3 sets of 15 p
  • Planks: Planks are one of the most reliable and trustworthy core exercises, primarily because they hit nearly all of the muscles of your abs! Make sure you keep your butt down, and your back as flat as possible. 
Beginner: 3 one-minute planks
Advanced: 3 two-minute planks
    Planks: Planks are one of the most reliable and trustworthy core exercises, primarily because they hit nearly all of the muscles of your abs! Make sure you keep your butt down, and your back as flat as possible.
    Beginner: 3 one-minute planks
    Advanced: 3 two-minute planks
  • Burpees: This is one of the most challenging exercises, because it wipes you out after only a couple reps! Hang in there, though – the benefits are worth it! 
Beginner: 3 sets of 10 (without the push up – see below)
Advanced: 3 sets of 15 (for an added challenge, add a push up when you have jumped
    Burpees: This is one of the most challenging exercises, because it wipes you out after only a couple reps! Hang in there, though – the benefits are worth it!
    Beginner: 3 sets of 10 (without the push up – see below)
    Advanced: 3 sets of 15 (for an added challenge, add a push up when you have jumped
  • Bridge: The bridge is a great way to work the core muscles and the glutes! Get your heels as close to you as you can, and as you raise your hips, make sure you clench your butt cheeks together to get as much height as possible
Beginner: 3 sets of 15
Advanced: 3 sets of 20
    Bridge: The bridge is a great way to work the core muscles and the glutes! Get your heels as close to you as you can, and as you raise your hips, make sure you clench your butt cheeks together to get as much height as possible
    Beginner: 3 sets of 15
    Advanced: 3 sets of 20
  • Plank Tuck Twist with Stability Ball: This exercise will really bring the sweat! It works both arms, legs, and abs, and even seems to defy gravity! Use your core in order to keep yourself balanced.
Beginner: 3 sets of 10 per side
Advanced: 3 sets of 12-15 per side
    Plank Tuck Twist with Stability Ball: This exercise will really bring the sweat! It works both arms, legs, and abs, and even seems to defy gravity! Use your core in order to keep yourself balanced.
    Beginner: 3 sets of 10 per side
    Advanced: 3 sets of 12-15 per side
  • Mountain Climbers: This push up-like exercise will really crank up the heat! Try to bring your knees as far up to your chest as you can (without kicking yourself!), and remember that the faster you go, the more you will sweat!
Beginner: 3 sets of 10-20 per side
Advanced: 3 sets of 20-40 per side
    Mountain Climbers: This push up-like exercise will really crank up the heat! Try to bring your knees as far up to your chest as you can (without kicking yourself!), and remember that the faster you go, the more you will sweat!
    Beginner: 3 sets of 10-20 per side
    Advanced: 3 sets of 20-40 per side

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