Side fat always seems to overstay it’s welcome. Even dedicated fitness enthusiasts have a tricky time shedding those extra pounds around their sides! Oftentimes, ab exercises and routines fail to deliver the proper technique and pace instruction to help you eliminate this common problem area. Strategically designed to target this area and tone and tighten your sides, these 5 foolproof moves offer the expert guidance you need to wave buh-bye to that pesky side fat once and for all!
Your oblique muscles lay underneath that undesired layer of fat on your sides. In this routine, these 5 moves concentrate on your obliques, strengthening this muscle while burning fat. You might have tried targeting this area in the past, engaging in exercises like the standing side crunch or side v-ups. These movements certainly succeed in building muscle, but their slow-paced activity lacks cardio, and fails to give you that calorie burn you need to both tone and shed excess weight.
In order to burn through the fat and help accent your natural curves, the obliques are best developed by moves involving twisting or reaching across the body at a fast rate. Truth is, we can’t decide where our body burns fat, but by using isolated exercises, you help develop the area and build muscle that can help get you results. This routine offers you a fast paced, oblique-focused workout that we guarantee will build muscle and torch unwanted fat. And the best part? These moves call for zero equipment whatsoever, meaning you can perform this fabulous workout anytime, anywhere.
Let’s get started!
What You’ll Need: yoga mat or soft surface and an interval timer (free interval apps are available on your phone)
What To Do:
Beginner Workout: Perform each exercise for 30 seconds with a 10 second rest in between. Perform 3 sets, resting 30 seconds between each.
Intermediate Workout: Perform each exercise for 30 seconds with no rest in between. Perform 4 sets, resting 30 seconds between each.
Advanced Workout: Perform each exercise for 45 seconds with no rest in between. Perform 5 sets, resting 45 seconds between each.
Perform this workout three times a week to see the best results!
What to Do:
1. Alternating Toe Touch
2. Side Plank
3. Crossover Running Plank
5. Hip Dip Planks
Alternating Toe Touch
Crossover Running Plank
Hip Dip Planks
Exercise is never enough, especially when it comes to trimming down your abs. Combine this workout with these flat belly tips and recipes:
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