We’ve all got a soft spot that bugs us. One of these moves will firm it up.
Here’s a fact about flab: It results not only from lack of muscle tone but also from excess body fat. “You could do 1,005 crunches, but if you don’t do enough cardio, you’ll just have very toned muscles under a blanket of fat,” says Johanna Subotovsky, learning manager at Equinox Fitness. You need at least 30 minutes of cardio, three times a week. Then try this spot-specific advice.
1. Help for: Bra bulge
To get rid of the little roll that spills over your bra strap in the back, try bent-over rows.
Stand next to a chair with a dumbbell in right hand. Place left knee and hand on seat and extend right arm toward floor. Bending elbow out to side, slowly bring weight up to chest. Do two sets of 15 reps on each side.