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GET FIT 5 Exercises to Get a Flat Tummy 

5 Exercises to Burn Fat and Define Your Waist
Sculpt sexy curves that accentuate your waist with this muscle-building strength circuit.

Strong muscle curves look good on everyone. By building strength in key areas (your shoulders, butt, and legs), you can make your body becomes stronger and more shapely. This strength circuit incorporates dynamic, balance-based exercises that will engage your whole body—while also tightening the muscles around your core to help define your waist. (Gentle Reminder: Diet is just as important—if not more—than exercise for losing belly fat. Follow these GET FIT Lose for Good without going on a torturous diet.)
How it works: Up to four days per week, do these exercises back to back, with no rest between moves. Do the full circuit 3 times.
Total Time: up to 30 minutes


REACHING ROW


A.  Grab a pair of and stand dumbbells in a split stance with right foot forward. Lower into a lunge, hinging forward from hips about 45 degrees (be sure to keep back naturally straight), reaching dumbbells down toward feet with palms facing thighs. Bend left elbow behind body, opening elbow out to side, pulling weight in front of shoulder.


B.  As left arm extends back to floor, bend right elbow behind body to switch sides, moving arms quickly. That's 1 rep. Do all reps on the first side, then repeat with opposite foot forward. Keep abs drawn in tight and allow torso to rotate slightly from side to side during row.

Sets:

3

Reps:

12


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ROTATING SQUAT PRESS


You will need: Free weights


A. Stand with feet slightly wider than hips, holding together the weights in front of body. Push hips back and bend knees to lower into a squat, reaching dumbbells to the floor.


B. Press through heels to extend legs as you curl weights up into chest, drawing abs in tight. Immediately press weights overhead as upper body rotates right, pivoting left heel up (palms should be facing in with arms slightly in front of head in full extension). Immediately return to starting position; repeat on opposite side to complete 1 rep.



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BALANCING TRICEP OVERHEAD EXTENSION


A. Grab a pair of dumbbells and balance on right leg with knee slightly bent, left leg extended low behind hip. Hold the dumbbells behind head, with elbows bent in close to ears (if it's too challenging with both weights, hold only one dumbbell).


B. Draw abs in tighter and bend left knee in front of hips as arms extend to ceiling (weights will be slightly in front of head at the top). Without lowering left foot to the floor (unless needed for balance), slowly return to starting position; repeat. Do all reps on the first side, then repeat on the opposite leg to complete 1 set.

Sets:

3

Reps:

12 


CURTSY LUNGE


A. Grab a dumbbell in left hand and shift weight onto left leg. Cross right leg behind left and lower into a curtsy lunge, bending both knees (keep most of bodyweight in left leg), hinging slightly forward from hips, reaching dumbbell to the outside of left leg.


B. Rise up out of lunge, extending right leg out to side as left leg straightens, rotating torso to the right as left elbow bends to curl the weight across chest. Immediately return to starting position; repeat. Do all reps on the left, then repeat on the right to complete 1 set.

Sets:

3

Reps:

12


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