Fallen out of love with your love handles? Try our Pilates exercises to tone up your waist and hips.
These exercises are undertaken at your own risk. Please speak to your doctor before undertaking exercise if you have any health problems. It is always best to exercise under the supervision of a qualified person.
This is a great way to mobilise the lumbar spine (lower back) and hip joint, achieve rotation in the spine and strengthen the oblique abdominal muscles.
Breathe in, taking both knees towards the right and keeping the left shoulder on the floor.
Breathe out, drawing your navel towards your spine. At the same time, initiating the movement from your stomach muscles, bring your legs back to the starting position.
Breathe in: take your legs to the other side. Repeat 12 times on each side.