3. Hip Rotations:

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How to Do:

  • Sitting on the floor or mat with your right leg out straight, place your left ankle over your right leg. Your ankle should be next to your knee.
  • Using your left arm for balance by placing your left hand on the floor behind you.
  • Use your upper-right arm to slowly and gently push your left knee further towards the right
  • You should feel the stretch in your hip, as well as in your spine
  • Switch legs and repeat the routine.

4. Butterfly Stretch:

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How to Do:

  • Sit on the floor in a classic yoga stretch with both knees spread out as wide as possible and both feet touching.
  • Ensure you keep your spine straight; you can provide much needed support for your torso by placing your hands on the ground behind you.
  • Move the knees in a flapping motion until you feel the muscles and joints loosening.
  • Do the dynamic motion for about eight movements then hold the position at the tightest point of the stretch.
  • Use your hands or elbows to push down on your thighs for 30 seconds.

5. Side To Side Bending:

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Bending side to side not just helps in reducing excess fat deposits in your stomach area, but it also helps in giving your love handles a perfect shape.

How to Do:

  • Stand in an erect position with your feet together.
  • Lift both your hands and stretch it above your head and make sure that they are clasped together.
  • Now bend your body to your left side as much as possible until you feel a strain on your right side.
  • Hold in this position for 15 seconds. Now come back to the same standing position.
  • Now repeat the same on the right side. Now hold this position for about 15 seconds.
  • Once you get comfortable holding on for 15 seconds, you can increase it to 30 seconds or more on both sides.
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