5 Exercises Which Can Help You Reduce Muffin Top

Nowadays numerous of people suffer from obesity. It is a really serious condition which can lead to different diseases and disorders such as hypertension, diabetes, heart diseases, metabolic diseases and stroke. That is why you should start taking care of your weight before it becomes too late.

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Excess fat is deposited more often on the abdomen and the sides, creating an ugly “muffin top.” It really looks terrible and is extremely hard to reduce it.

We at Go Fit Stay Fit team are going to give you a list of exercises which can help you lose the “muffin top” and reduce your extra weight.

1. Crunches

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You should lie on your back with the knees bent and feet flat on the floor, hip-width apart. Then place your hands behind your head. Gently pull your abdominals inward. Curl up and forward so that your head, neck, and shoulder blades lift off the floor. Hold the position for few seconds and slowly back down. Repeat it 10 times.

2. Bicycle

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Lie on the ground with your feet on the floor and your hands behind your head. Lift your knees to about 90-degree angle and then rice your upper body. Start doing a bicycle pedal motion, bringing one knee up towards your armpit while straightening the other leg. Rotate your torso during the movement. Do this as much as you can.

3. Plank

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Start with the pushup position. Your upper part of the body must be straight in line with the elbows and toes when they are slightly raised. Keep up this straight position, take deep breaths, and feel the muscles getting strong. When you contract the buttock muscles, equally divide the weight into both legs and elbows to have more strength and balance.

4. Knee Touches

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To do this exercise, you need to lie down on your back with your thighs perpendicular to your upper body and your calves parallel to the floor. Then lift your body up using your abdominal muscles hold it for a second and then lower in back in the starting position. Repeat the exercise several times.

5. Knee to Elbow Crunches

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You should lie on your back with hands behind your head and bent knees. With elbows flared lift your shoulder blades off the floor and hold the position. Then twist your upper body, so you bring the elbow to the opposite knee, extending your other leg. Hold it and then bring your body back to the starting position. Repeat it 10 times.

After one month of regular exercise, you will see the results. Your weight is going to be reduced, and your health improved. The muffin top is going to be eliminated, and you will finally feel better.