Best Exercises for Muffin Top

1. Candlestick Dipper

Get on your knees with your abs tight and back straight. Use cushioning under your knees if they are sensitive. Now straighten your right leg to your side. Make sure your knee is straight and not drooping towards the floor. Now raise your hand straight overhead and bind your fingers together. Keep the first 2 fingers joined in a Charlie’s Angels pose. Now bend at your waist to your left side. Go as low as you can and try to be parallel to the floor. Rise up back into the starting position. Do 15 dips and then repeat on the other side.

2. Rolling Plank

Get down in a standard plank with your arms straight and abs tight. Make sure your hands are directly under your shoulders. Now roll to your left side into a side plank and come back into the plank. Now roll to your right side into a side plank and then come back into the plank. Keep alternating the sides and complete 10 rolls each side.

3. Butt Lift

Lie down on the floor on your back with your feet flat on the floor and knees bent. Now lift your butt up until you get a straight line from knees to shoulders. Lower down again. Do it 15-20 times.

4. Hip Twists

Get down into a forearm plank with your elbows directly under your shoulders and body in a straight line. Now twist your hip to the left side and touch your left hip to the floor and then twist to the right, and then touch the right hip to the floor. Do 20 twists.

5. Bicycle Crunches

Lie down on the floor on your back and lift your feet with your knees bent such that your calves become parallel to the floor. Put your hands behind your head to support your head and neck. Now bring your left knee towards your right elbow and at the same time straighten the right leg out. Do not lower the right leg to the floor. Now, bring right knee to the left elbow and straighten the left leg out. Keep alternating and do as much as you can for 1-2 minutes.

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