People having muffin top are always in search of finding ways to burn fat deposits. Since the area above waistline is prone to getting extra fat, everybody wants to find the best exercise for muffin top that can help them in shaping up their bodies. So, let’s have a look at some of the best workouts that have proved to be effective in reducing muffin tops.

Here the best exercises to reduce Muffin top fat.

1. Jack Knives:

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How to Do:

  • Lay on the floor or a bench with your legs straight out, arms stretched above your head, toes pointed towards the ceiling.
  • Raise your arms towards your toes as you raise your legs to a 45- to 90-degree angle, keeping your shoulders off the floor.
  • You should bring your arms way up over your belly button so your body looks just like a jack knife.
  • Then return back to the floor or bench with your legs and arms stretched out. Do 40 reps.

2. Jumping Lunges:

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How to Do:

  • Start in a lunge position with the right leg extended way back so that you create a 90-degree angle with the left knee.
  • Switch legs by jumping to the lunge position on the other side.
  • Continue this movement making sure that you land softly in the lunge position.
  • Do not let the knees extend beyond the toes.
  • Keep your upper body upright with good posture.

3. Side Lying Shoulder & Double Leg Raise:

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How to Do:

  • Lie on the side with the legs extended & the body in a straight line.
  • Extend the lower arm so that it is perpendicular to the body.
  • The palm of your hand should face the floor. Keep the upper arm by the side, aligned with the body.
  • Balance & slowly raise the lower shoulder & both the legs off the floor simultaneously.
  • This works the side facing upwards. Come down slowly.
  • After completing a set, repeat the procedure for the other side.

4. Scissors:

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How to Do:

  • Lie down flat on your back with your arms at your sides, palms pressing into the floor.
  • You can place your hands under your pelvis if you feel the need to protect your lower back.
  • Lift both your legs off the floor towards the ceiling, contracting the abs and pressing your lowers abs into the ground.
  • Keeping your abs engaged and lower back on the ground, slowly lower your right leg until it’s a few inches above the floor.
  • Then scissor your legs, lifting your right leg up while lowering your left leg.
  • Continue alternating between your legs for 10 -12 reps per leg. 

5. Reverse Crunches:

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How to Do:

  • Lie on your back with the arms extended downwards towards the feet and palms on the floor.
  • Place the hands under the lower back & hip. Legs should be bent at 90 degrees up in the air.
  • Using the abdominal muscles, i.e. contracting them, roll the spine & the hips upwards so that the knees come towards the face.
  • Slowly go down without changing the angle of the legs.

6. Alternating Toe Touches:

How to Do:

  • Lie on your back with your back pressed against the floor.
  • Elevate one leg up in the air while slowly lifting your torso off the ground. U
  • Using the opposite arm, reach over and try to touch your toe. Remember to exhale while perform this part of the exercise.
  • Slowly begin to lower your torso and arms back down to the starting position while inhaling.
  • Repeat the movement on the other side. Repeat the movement.
  • Try for three sets of 30 reps on each side.