7 Killer Exercises To Blast The Excess Fat From Your Waistline

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If you have excess fat at the sides of your waistline, then you are in the right place. With these burning exercises, you can get rid of any excess fat in no time. That means you gotta put in the work and tighten the oblique muscles right underneath that layer of fat. It will take more than torso rotations to get rid of the side fat, so you need to work with specific exercises.

Here you have them, a set of exercises which will effectively reduce the side fat and give a slim torso:

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1. Side Plank Hip Dips

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Support your upper body on your right elbow;
Place your left hand on your hips;
Stack and extend your legs;
While exhaling, contract the muscles on the right side of your abdomen;
Lift your hips off the floor;
Pause at the top of the movement then slowly lower back to the floor;
Complete 20 repetitions;
Then repeat the exercise with your left side.

2. Side Bend with Dumbbells

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Stand up straight while holding a dumbbell in the left hand;
Place your right hand on your waist;
Your feet should be placed at shoulder width;
This is your starting position;
While keeping your back straight and your head up, bend only at the waist to the right;
Breathe in as you bend to the side;
Then hold for a second and come back up to the starting position as you exhale;
Now repeat the movement but bending to the left instead;
Hold for a second and come back to the starting position;
Complete 20 repetitions and then change hands.

3. Around the World Obliques

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Stand with your legs wider than shoulder-width apart;
Make sure your toes are turned out a little bit and your tailbone is tucked.
With a very lightweight in your hands, extend your arms up straight above your head;
Then, bend from the hips;
Reach your body to the right, hips and shoulders square forward;
At the last second when you can’t reach anymore, rotate toward the floor;
Twist your body back to face front, exhale and pull back up to center;
Complete 20 repetitions.

4. Seated Russian Twists

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Start seated with knees bent and feet flat on the floor;
Hold one dumbbell with both hands in front of your chest;
Keeping the spine long and the abdominals tight, lean back slightly;
Lift the feet a few inches off the floor;
Slowly twist the torso to the left and bring the dumbbell beside the left hip;
Return to center, and then slowly twist to the right;
Bring the weight beside the right hip to complete one rotation;
Complete 20 repetitions.

5. Oblique V-Up

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Lie on your side with your legs extended and your left arm resting in front of you;
Prop up your upper body with your right forearm against the floor;
Raise your legs about 4-6 inches off the ground;
But don’t raise your upper body to meet this movement;
Focus on your obliques as you raise your legs;
Hold for 15-30 seconds;
Switch sides and repeat for 4 reps total.

6. Rotating T Extension

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Beginning in a plank position, have your legs straightened;
Make sure your toes are touching the hands placed palm down;
Starting with your right arm, twist your torso over to the right side;
Place your left foot on top of your right;
Pause with your right arm extended toward the ceiling;
Then return to the beginning plank, repeating for 20 reps;
Then switch sides.

7. Heel Touches

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Lie on your back with your feet flat on the ground and your arms by your sides;
Crunch up by raising your chest towards the ceiling;
From here, reach for your right heel with your right hand;
Then reach for your left for your left heel with your left hand;
Continue alternating for a total of 20 reps per side.

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