If you want an hourglass figure like Kim-K, with a thin waist and big booty, well, you have to sculpt your curves. And if you really, really want your booty to pop and tiny-miny waistline, then include love handles exercise in your daily routine.
Since love handles are made of body fat, you have to ignore diets or other promises that will give you the six-pack in one week.
So, break-up with your love handles and introduce the following workout routine in your schedule, but, in addition you have to do the following things:
– get enough sleep
– manage stress
– eat well-balanced meals
– get your cardio in
– train your whole core
1. Medicine Ball High To Low Chop
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A) Stand with feet hip width apart holding ball in two hands up over right shoulder.
B) Bend knees and lower body into squat position as you pull the ball down toward left ankle.
C) As you stand back up, reach the ball back up over right shoulder. Repeat for desired number of repetitions and switch sides.
Perform 12 reps on each side.
2. Russian Twist
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A) Start seated with knees bent and feet flat on the floor and holding both hands in front of chest (a dumbbell is optional). Keeping the spine long and the abdominals tight, lean back slightly and lift the feet a few inches off the floor. (To modify, keep the feet on the floor.)
B) Slowly twist the torso to the left and bring the hands beside the left hip. Return to center, and then slowly twist to the right and bring the hands beside the right hip to complete one rotation.
Complete 12 full rotations. (That’s 24 twists!)
3. Side Plank Lift and Lower
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A) Come into a side forearm plank by lying in one long line on one side stacking your elbow under your shoulder and keeping your forearm on mat perpendicular to your body. Stack your feet and stay in one long line as you engage your core and lift your hips up forming a side forearm plank.
B) Dip your hips down towards the mat and lift back up using your obliques and core muscles.
Perform 12 times on the right side and 12 times on the left side.
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A) Lie on your stomach with the legs and arms extended. Engage your abdominals so you feel your transverse abdominis contract.
B) Lift your arms and legs off the floor and keep your nose in a hover above the mat. Flutter your arms and legs, moving from the hips and shoulders (not the knees and elbows). Like your swimming. Inhale for 4 counts, exhale for 4 counts.
Perform exercise for 30 seconds.
5. Oblique Crunch with Long Legs
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A) Start lying on side in one long line, shoulder stacked over elbow and on forearm. Swing your legs forward and lean back on glutes slightly (like your sitting on the back pocket of your blue jeans) and lift legs off the mat on the diagonal, extend top arm long.
B) Contract your core as you reach your toes up to your hand. Then lower legs and lift arm to return to start. Remember to repeat on the other side.
Perform 12 per side.
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