Love handles be gone! Here are some advanced moves that really target and tone those persistent problem areas that all women hate. Do the following moves three to four times a week and before you know it, your “troubles” will be far, far away!
1. Single-Leg Tricep Dips – Targets triceps
Sit on a bench or chair, hands on seat, fingers facing forward.
Lift butt and slide forward, then lift left foot off floor.
Bend elbows 90 degrees, lowering hips.
Straighten arms back to start.
For second set: lift right foot.
2. Overhead Raise – Targets shoulders and arms
Stand with feet hip-width apart, holding a 5-lb. dumbbell in each hand.
Bend arms so that weights are in front of shoulders, palms facing in.
Bend right leg and place sole of foot against left ankle
Press dumbbells overhead, rotating arms so palms face forward
Return to starting position and repeat.
3. Obliques with a Twist – Targets love handles and abs
Start in push-up position
Turn both knees to the left
Straighten out legs
Repeat on opposite side
4. Bottom Line – Targets glutes and inner thighs
Lie face up on floor with hands at sides, knees bent and feet on floor.
Lift hips while keeping feet on the floor.
At the top, bring knees out to sides as far as possible
Return to center, lower, and repeat.
By Michelle Lee