5 Exercises you should do while waist training

Made popular by social media giants such as Kim Kardashian, the waist training regime has evolved to be the most sought-after kim-k-waist-trainingset of exercises for those seeking an hourglass figure for themselves. In this article, we will be throwing some light onto the top 5 exercises you should do while waist training, and with these on your list, you are in for some curvy and more defined waistlines.

#1 – Squat. Rotating Press. Repeat

You will need a pair of dumbbells for this one.

1. Spread your legs wider than your hips and push down while pushing your hips behind and bending your knees to a complete squat.

2. During the time, as you hold the dumbbells in front of you, lower them down to the floor.

3. Press against your heels and you lift your body up and slowly extend your legs while you bring the weights to your chest.

4. Start rotating your upper body and slowly lift the weight overhead in a twirl toward your right side.

5. Pivot your left heel a bit toward the right side of your body and stretch.

6. Resume back to the starting position.

7. Repeat the steps for the other side.

Reps: 12 Sets: 3

#2 – Curtsey Girl

1. Use a single dumbbell in your left hand and completely transfer your weight onto your left leg.

2. Cross the right leg over the left leg from behind and take the curtsey position.

3. Bend both knees and slowly rise as you go on to the next step.

4. Extend you right leg after the lunge freely till both the legs straightens while maintaining your weight on the left leg.

5. Bend the elbow to take the weight of the dumbbell and bring it closer to your chest.

6. Return back to starting position.

7. Repeat the procedure with the dumbbell in your right hand.

Reps: 12 Sets: 3


#3 – Side Plank and Inner Twist

1. Take the right side plank position with the dumbbell in your left hand.

2. Keep your body weight on the elbow and forearm and bend the bottom knee.

3. Raise your body to form a straight line.

4. Extend the left hand to the ceiling and turn your neck toward the hand.

5. Take your hand and reach below the gap between your abdomen and the floor.

6. Return to starting position. Do all reps on one side and then switch to the next side.

Reps: 12 Sets: 3

#4 – Triceps Extension

1. Grab two dumbbells and stand on one your right leg while bending knee a bit.

2. Extend your left leg behind with the dumbbells held behind your head and your arms close to your ears.

3. Slowly retrieve your left leg and raise it up till your hip line while extending your hands to the ceiling.

4. Return to starting position. Do it with the other leg.

Reps: 12 Sets: 3

#5 – Downward Row

1. Stand in a split position with the right leg forward.

2. Keep dumbbells in your hands and lower your body into a lunge at 45 degrees from the hip. Lower the dumbbells toward the ground as well.

3. Retrieve the left hand to be bent at the elbow behind the body to one side.

4. Do the same with the right hand as your left hand takes the initial position.

5. Return to starting position.

Reps: 12 Sets: 3