How To Reduce Waist Size (11 Minute Workout + Meal Plan)

Last Updated on September 8, 2019 by Femniqe Editorial

1. Wall Leaning Side Crunch

Kicking off the routine is a oblique-focused move that will help to tone and shape up your waistline. It’s very beginner friendly but packs a lot of intensity when done properly.

One thing I should point out, when performing this exercise, DO NOT use a dumbbell over 5 pounds.

In fact, you don’t need a dumbbell for this exercise.

But if you do, don’t use a dumbbell that’s too heavy.

Remember, the goal is to develop a small and toned waistline not a “bulky” one.

If you use too much weight in your ab training, you’ll find that your obliques become thicker, hence widening your waistline.

How To Reduce Waist Size

How to do it

  • Get into position A leaning sideways to the wall using left hand as support, standing on your left foot and right foot hovering above the ground.
  • Your right hand should be holding the dumbbell over your head.
  • Now slowly raise your right knee upwards touching the right elbow, performing a side crunch as demonstrated in position B.
  • Hold that position for one second then slowly return to position A and repeat the required amount of reps for that set.

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