Are you ready to whittle your waistline in just 30 days? This targeted challenge focuses on exercises that work your abdominal muscles and obliques to help slim your midsection.

Follow this routine 4-5 times per week for maximum results.

Week 1:

Day 1: Planks (3 sets of 30 seconds)

Day 2: Bicycle Crunches (3 sets of 15 reps each side)

Day 3: Russian Twists (3 sets of 15 reps each side)

Day 4: Side Planks (3 sets of 30 seconds each side)

Day 5: Reverse Crunches on Exercise Ball (3 sets of 15 reps)

Week 2:

Increase reps by 5 from Week 1 for all exercises

Week 3:

Increase reps by another 5 from Week 2 for all exercises
Add weight (such as dumbbells held at chest) to Bicycle Crunches and Russian Twists

Week 4:

Increase reps by 5 from Week 3 for all exercises
Add weight to Side Planks and Reverse Crunches

In addition to the ab exercises, incorporate a 5-10 minute walk or jog after your meals to keep your metabolism elevated. Stay hydrated and well-nourished with lean proteins, fruits and veggies.

By sticking with this 4 week challenge, you’ll be well on your way to achieving a noticeably slimmer waistline. Take before and after photos to stay motivated! Let me know if you have any other questions.