How to Get Rid of Love Handles and Side Fat Fast

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If your love handles make you insecure and you want to see lower back bulges melt away, these love handle exercises are for you!

I wasn’t genetically blessed with a tiny, curvy waistline…

It’s NOT fun seeing your back fat popping out from your yoga pants, jeans, underwear, and bikini bottoms, is it?  NO, it’s not. 

I’m sharing the best exercises for love handles with you! If your love handles make you insecure, these exercises will help you! 

1. Wood Chop

How do it:

  • Start with your feet shoulder-width apart, and your knees slightly bent.
  • With a weight in your hand, start with your arm across your body  holding the weight with both hands next to the opposite hip.
  • Bring your arm up and diagonally across your body.
  • This work the muscles on you side where the love handles are.
  • Make sure you are using your core to move the weight, not just your arms.

2. Windmill Love Handle Exercise

How do it:

  • Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.
  • Hold weights as shown.
  • Bend to the side the weight is on and try to take the weight to the floor, and then come back up.
  • If you place your hand on the side that you don’t have the weight on, you should be able to feel the muscles engage.

3. Bicycle Crunch Exercise

How do it:

  • Lay on your back with your hands behind your head.
  • Bring your legs up to a 90-degree angle. Bring your right knee towards your chest and crunch up to meet it with your left elbow and back down.
  • Repeat with the other side.

4. Side Plank Exercise for Love Handles

How do it:

  • Lay on your side using your elbow for support.
  • Make sure your elbow and shoulder are in a straight line.
  • Spread your palm out to allow for better support.
  • Put your feet on top of each other and lift up. Hold the position for as long as you can.

5. Superman Exercise

How do it:

  • To do the superman exercise, lay on your stomach with your hands and legs extended.
  •  You’re then going to lift both your upper and lower body so that your upper torso and your legs come off the ground.
  • Repeat until you feel the burn.
  • Once you feel the burn, do 5 more.

6. Russian Twist Exercise

How do it:

  • Sit on your bottom with your knees bent and feet flat on the ground.
  • Lift your feet up and lean back slightly.  
  • While holding a weight, twist to one side and dip the weight down towards the floor.
  • Return to the start position and immediately repeat the movement on the other side.
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