“Love handles” are areas of skin that extend outward from the hips. Getting rid of them comes in our list of most challenging for weight loss. Being at home and spending most of the time sitting and working might lead to more fat deposition. The main cause of the existence of love handles in fat retention.

Exercises targeting only the abdomen may not be enough to see results on love handles. It is important to work on the full body in order to get rid of the stubborn love handles. The best exercise you can do is a functional exercise that works you core from multiple directions.

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Start by sitting down on the floor on your hips. Bend your knees and keep your feet flat on the floor. Lean back to form a 45 degree angle with the floor. Now, raise your feet off the floor. Twist your upper body to your right and try to touch the fingers to the floor. Then twist to the other side and try to touch the fingers on your left side. Make sure your elbows are close to your body while twisting. Repeat this and do 50 reps. You can also hold a dumbbell while doing russian twists.

Planks - 5 Exercises To Help You Get Rid Of Your Love Handles

Start by laying down on your stomach and propping yourself up by your forearms and toes with your face staring at the floor. Feel your core abdominal muscles activate and keep your body as straight as possible. Hold the position for at least 30 seconds. For variation, try Plank Up-Downs and Side Plank.

Bicycle Crunches
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Start by lying down on the floor on your back. Bend your knees and place your hands behind your head. Tighten your core, push your left elbow towards your right knee and bring your right knee towards your left elbow. Return to the original position and then bring your right elbow towards your left knee. Do 30 reps. If your neck pains while doing crunches, tap the link.

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Start in a plank position. Lift your right foot off of the ground and pull your right knee toward your left elbow. Keep your abs and butt tight. Hold the move briefly, and then return your foot to its original position. Repeat on the other side. Continue this move for 30 seconds to a minute.


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Stand with your feet together and then take a step back. Lift your rear heel so that you are in a semi-upright lunge position. Both knees should be bent, with the front knee behind the toe. Your spine should be neutral and your shoulders pulled back. Hold a dumbbell in your two hands at chest level with an overhand/underhand grip on the dumbbell handle. Rotate your torso to the side of your leading foot. Keep your core tight and externally rotate the rear leg by pivoting to plant the rear heel. Keep your knees bent throughout the action. You will be rotating from a chest downward to a chest upward position. Repeat the movement on the other side.