7-Day Melt My Muffin Top Challenge

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 7-Day Melt My Muffin Top Challenge will help you jump start 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. To see the greatest results, combine the following exercises with a regular cardiovascular routine and a clean-eating plan.

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7-Day Melt My Muffin Top Workout Program

Day 1:

1. Side Bends- 3 sets of 12-15 per side
2. Lying Hip Twists- 3 sets of 30 (Alternating Sides)
3. Plank Pose- 3 sets of 30-60 seconds

Day 2:

1. Weighted Twists- 3 sets of 30 (Alternating Sides)
2. Bicycle Crunches- 3 sets of 30 (Alternating Sides)
3. Side Plank Pose- 2 sets of 30-60 seconds per side

Day 3:

1. Jack Knife- 3 sets of 12-15
2. Side Bends- 3 sets of 12-15 per side
3. Plank Pose- 3 sets of 30-60 seconds

Day 4:

1. Grasshopper Push-Ups- 3 sets of 10 (Alternating Sides)
2. Standing Twists- 3 sets of 30 (Alternating Sides)
3. Side Plank Pose- 2 sets of 30-60 seconds per side

Day 5:

1. Side Bends- 3 sets of 12-15 per side
2. Bicycle Crunches- 3 sets of 30 (Alternating Sides)
3. Plank Pose- 3 sets of 30-60 seconds

Day 6:

1. Weighted Twists- 3 sets of 30 (Alternating Sides)
2. Lying Hip Twists- 3 sets of 30 (Alternating Sides)
3. Jack Knife- 3 sets of 12-15

Day 7:

1. Grasshopper Push-Ups- 3 sets of 10 (Alternating Sides)
2. Standing Twists- 3 sets of 30 (Alternating Sides)
3. Side Plank Pose- 2 sets of 30-60 seconds per side