The stomach and backside are typically problem areas when working out. Ranae Bart, certified personal trainer at Westwood Health & Fitness, demonstrates a few exercises to cut the flab and help condition both the body's core and its cushion.
Click each exercise below for step-by-step details.
Squats target quadriceps and activate your core, along with just about every other muscle of your lower body, including the glutes, hamstrings and calves. The best thing about this exercise is it can be done anywhere and is great for the body all over.
This exercise works the hamstrings and glutes. It also works your core, quadriceps and shoulder muscles, making it a great movement for anyone who is short on time.
Planks improve the ability to stabilize the spine and strengthen the abdominal muscles.
The rectus abdominis muscles and the internal and external obliques will benefit from this movement.