01/17Ways in which you can get rid of those love handles

Ways in which you can get rid of those love handles

Many people wish there was a pill to cure love handles ( the excess fat on either side of your waist), which is also known as a muffin top. It can be one of the hardest places to lose weight. We're sure you've tried your best to lose weight using your own methods but like we just said, losing weight from this area can be a task. So, if you're wondering what else you could opt for, here are a few tips that will come in handy. Take a look.

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02/17Boost your protein intake

Boost your protein intake

You can add some high-quality protein to your daily meals which will help you in maintaining a healthy weight. Protein can also keep you feeling full and can even reduce the urge to snack on something random. Also, foods that are rich in protein are more effective at reducing belly fat.

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03/17Reduce alcohol consumption

Reduce alcohol consumption

As much as you may enjoy those weekend drinks of yours, if you want to get rid of your love handles, you need to reduce your alcohol consumption. Alcohol can add a ton of empty calories and you'll just end up gaining weight unnecessarily. So cut back on alcohol and your love handles will go away too.


04/17Increase cardio exercises

Increase cardio exercises

Any activity that can help increase your heart rate is known as cardio activity. Opting for such aerobic workouts can help burn calories while also reducing excess fat on your body. This, in turn, can help reduce your love handles.


05/17Try a HIIT workout

Try a HIIT workout

HIIT is High-intensity interval training that helps you be have more effective workouts for getting rid of all that body fat. These exercises involve short bursts of intense aerobic exercises all of which is followed by a recovery period. HIIT workouts are very powerful to do away with belly fat. In fact, it's even more effective than traditional training alone for belly fat.


06/17Drink enough water

Drink enough water

Losing weight is not just about eating right but drinking right. You need to stay hydrated throughout the day for your general health and to help your weight loss efforts. Drinking plenty of water keeps you feeling full and stops you from bingeing on unhealthy food. Don’t forget to drink at least 8 glasses of water daily. Tip: drink a glass of water before your meal so that your stomach fills up and you don’t end up over indulging.


07/17Lift weights

Lift weights

Physical activities are of course important but adding weights to your exercises can be much better as well. Weight training, resistance training and strength training are interchangeable. These exercises will help in contracting your muscles against some form of resistance in order to build strength.


08/17Add whole body moves

Add whole body moves

Adding exercises in your daily workout sessions which not just focus on your love handles but your overall body will tone your body all too well. Focusing on one body part at a time will slow down the process and so, including whole body movements will make you work on your whole body in a single time frame.


09/17Keep moving through the day

Keep moving through the day

No, we don't mean that you opt for a workout session, we mean that you do things in a more active way. Most of us these days have sedentary desk jobs that can lead to added weight gain. Which is why opting for simple activities like walking while on a call or taking the stairs instead of the elevator can help you burn calories and stay away from weight gain.


10/17Opt for a pilates session

Opt for a pilates session

Pilates is one of the best beginner-friendly exercises that you can opt for. The best part about it is that it works wonders when it comes to tone your abs. Not only can it help you lose weight but it'll work rather well in shrinking your waistline particularly, so you can say goodbye to those handles.