You noticed that your body fat is decreasing.
It’s good news.
But there’s one thing, your waistline isn’t defined and sculpted like you want it to.
It’s time to step things up.
This 7 minute love handle shredder will help to build your obliques and lower abs.
Having a well-defined abdominal area is highly coveted. 😉
Now bear in mind, you don’t necessarily have to change your current workout routine.
You can add this 7 minute love handle workout.
If what you’re doing is producing results then keep doing it and add to it.
“But what if I have a lot of body fat?”
If that’s the case, then you need to add cardio to your routines.
For you to see your abs you need to decrease your body fat.
And one of the best ways to do that is to add cardio to your routines.
So for example, you would do this 7 minute workout and then rest for a couple minutes.
Then 10 minutes of cardio.
This will increase your calorie burn which leads to more fat reduction.
The love handles workout overview
You’re going to do three workouts.
All targeting the abdominal region from upper to lower.
They are beginner-friendly so you won’t have a hard time doing these moves. Now let’s dive into each of these workouts.
Here we go! 🏁
1. Butterfly Twist
This is absolutely one of the best love handle destroyers.💥
It’s just super effective.
Very easy to do, but will challenge your obliques.
When you’re performing these workouts, make sure that you do them slowly so that you can feel the stretch in the muscles.
How to do it
- Lie down on your back with toes pointing in the air and calves parallel to the ground.
- Now you’re going to slowly lower your thighs to the right until you feel the stretch in your left oblique.
- Hold the position for one second then rotate your thighs in the opposite direction to the left.
- Then return to starting position and repeat.
2. Reverse crunch
Your lower and upper abs are going to get challenged the most with this move.
It’s very powerful as long as you do it correctly.
Control your movements properly when performing these workouts.
How to do it
- Lie down on your back with thighs close and feet hovering off the ground.
- Lift both feet upwards as high as possible.
- Your lower back should be lifted off the ground.
- Now lower back to the starting position and repeat.
3. Standing obliques
This one might be familiar to you. It’s quite popular because it’s very effective.
It’s also very convenient to do as you don’t have to hit the floor.😉
How to do it
- Stand a little more than shoulder-width apart with both hands behind your head.
- Now you’re going to crunch sideways to the right, lifting your right knee to touch your right elbow.
- Return to the starting position and do the same for the left.
Note: When you’re doing this exercise don’t worry if you can’t connect your elbow with your knees.
Just try to go as close as possible so that you can feel the crunch in your obliques.
THE 7 MINUTE LOVE HANDLES WORKOUT CHART
Getting the most out of thIS WORKOUT
When it comes on to training your abdominal area, there’s one thing you should always keep in mind.
It’s not about the amount of reps you can knock out.
It’s the quality of the reps.
What do we mean by quality?
When you perform each move you should feel the muscles contracting. Your breathing should facilitate more contraction.
So instead of racing to complete the set, take your time and master the moves.
This rule applies to any form of training.
It doesn’t matter if you’re training the glutes, thighs or whichever body part.
Always let the muscles feel the burn with slow controlled movements.
How often should I do this workout?
Well it depends on your current workout routine.
If you’re already following at workout plan but want to change it up a bit add this routine to it.
On the other hand if you aren’t following a plan then do this 4 times a week for maximum results.
If you’re struggling to lose excess body fat, add 10 minutes of cardio after you complete this routine.
Your cardio can be anything that you like doing the most whether that’s running, and jogging or biking.
If you want something a bit more exciting you can do this fat burning HIIT workout circuit.
Give this love handles workout a try!
It’s quite easy to do but it will absolutely challenge you. Especially, if you’re doing the exercises properly.
Don’t forget to control your your diet.
The healthier you eat with the right amount of daily calories, then the sooner you’ll absolutely see results.