Have you ever gotten dressed in the morning, slipped on your jeans only to find that you can’t button them closed? If you thought you would never be able to wear your favorite jeans again, fear not. The following exercises will attack those "love handles" and you’ll be able to slim down your waist. These exercises can be done just about anywhere and with no special equipment! So what are you waiting for? It's time to get burning.
Recommendation: Between each exercise and each set, try to take as short a rest as possible.
Tip: Lift to a full sitting position, close to your knees, and return to a full lying position.
Common Mistake: Failure to keep the knees bent together.
Tip: Keep your body straight and your feet firmly planted on the floor.
Common Mistake: Lowering of the waist during the exercise.
Tip: Point the toes of the straightened leg.
Common Mistakes: Lowering the leg to the floor and putting all the head’s weight on the palm of the hand.
Tip: Keep your neck loose and not too strained.
Common Mistakes: Holding a strained and stiff neck and failure to bring the knees close enough to the chest.
Tip: Bend the knee of your lower leg slightly to keep your balance and keep your elbow aligned with your shoulder.
Common Mistakes: Insufficient stretching of the arm and leg when pulling out of the crunch.
Tip: Keep your head in a comfortable position on the floor
Common mistake: Quickly returning to the starting position.