The Lose Your Love Handle Workout: 8 Exercises to Get Rid of Your Love Handles

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Even they have a cute name, love handles aren’t something that people love to have. Usually, they are accompanied by extra fat hanging around the overall body, or some of its parts. However, they don’t appear only to the people who are overweight or unhealthy.

 In general, having love handles is more of a style risk than a health risk. That “spare tire” is made of dermal fat, a type of fat located just below the skin.

Getting rid of love handles and belly fat isn’t as easy as it takes an intensive effort and cannot be just in an hour daily workout

Here are presented 8 best exercises that will help you to get rid of those annoying love handles! Get ready to start!

  1. Mountain Climbers


–           Starting position – a push-up position, with your neck, butt, back, and legs must in a straight line. Your core and butt should be tighten

–           Lifting one foot off the ground, drive the knee towards your chest, tapping the ground with the foot

–           Return to the starting position and repeat the same with another leg

Repeat as many times as possible on both sides for 1 minute.

  1. Lift and Twist Crunch


–           Starting position – lie on your back on a yoga mat or floor, with your left foot placed on the right knee, bring the right hand behind the neck.

–           Lifting the head, while exhaling, twist your upper body to one side, bringing your elbows to the opposite knee.

Perform as many as possible reps on each side for 30 seconds.

  1. Scissor Kicks


–           Starting position – Laying on your back, put the hands under the butt

–           Raise both legs of the ground

–           Simultaneously lift up one while lowering the other leg (like scissors).

Alternate for 60 seconds.

  1. Spiderman Pushup


–           Starting position – standard push-up stance.

–           Performing a normal push-up, lift the right leg off the floor,

–           Bringing the knee to the right elbow try to touch the elbow

–           Reversing the motion, push upwards to the first position.

–           Repeat with the other leg.

Perform as many reps as you can on both sides for 60 seconds. The key in this exercise is to keep the core and butt tight.

  1. Bodyweight Squats


–           Starting position – standing straight with feet hip-width apart.

–           Squatting down, press the weight of your body down towards your heels.

–           Return to the starting position to complete one rep.

Perform as many reps as you can for 60 seconds

  1. Burpees


–           Starting position – standing with proper posture, with your feet shoulder-width apart.

–           Lowering yourself with your palms touch the floor, about shoulder-width apart.

–           Kicking both your legs backwards, get into the push-up position.

–           Perform one push up then quickly reverse your legs back to the squat position

–           Perform a jump to a standing position to complete one rep.

Perform as many reps as you can for 60 seconds

  1. Kettlebell Swings


–           Starting position – standing, with feet width apart holding a kettlebell with both hands in front of you.

–           Bending at the crumples of your hips, keep back neutral from the neck down.

–           Pull the kettlebell towards you and hike it back between your legs.

–           Using your legs and glutes swing the kettlebell back up to chest level to complete one rep.

Perform as many reps as you can for 60 seconds

  1. Kettlebell Front Squats


–           Starting position – standing, with feet width apart hold a kettlebell at your right shoulder

–           Tighten your core, inhale and pull the hips down while maintaining a straight back.

–           Pause at the bottom,

–           Return to starting position. Exhale.

Repeat as many reps as you can for 60 seconds.