4 Weeks to Fit: Muffin Top Melter(Video)

Even if you only have five minutes, you can fit in an ab workout. This workout targets the obliques to tone the muffin top and will work your middle from all angles. So press play, and get ready to work it!

If you’re like most women, the only place you want to see a muffin top is in your favorite corner bakery. Unfortunately, when holiday-season indulgences start to spill into spring or summer, you may start to realize that the baked goods section has relocated itself into your full-length mirror. Ready to put that muffin back where it belongs?! Our 10min Melt My Muffin Top Challenge will help you jumpstart a fitness routine that will get you back into your cutest summer duds while the days are still long.

Equipment Needed: yoga mat or soft surface, one 10 lb plate and one 8-12 lb dumbbell

What to Do: Perform each exercise as described below. Be sure to check out the videos below to ensure that you are using proper form with each exercise. To see the greatest results, combine the following exercises with a regular cardiovascular routine and a clean-eating plan.

Weighted Twists- 3 sets of 30 (Alternating Sides)
Bicycle Crunches- 3 sets of 30 (Alternating Sides)
Side Plank Pose- 2 sets of 30-60 seconds per side
Jack Knife- 3 sets of 12-15
Side Bends- 3 sets of 12-15 per side
Plank Pose- 3 sets of 30-60 seconds