10 Most Effective And Simple Exercise To Lose Side Belly Fat At Home

If you tried and failed numerous times to maintain your shape.So if you are waiting for a sign or a trigger to lose your side belly fat then this is it.
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Belly fat is common to everyone even to those with flat abs. But an excess of anything is never good. Too much belly fat can affect your health and at the same time hamper your self-confidence. Moreover, reports suggest that abdominal fat has strong links with diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

Excess belly fat around waistlines can be annoying as it can cause your clothes to stick in at wrong places making uncomfortable sitting in certain positi0n.

Just think how many times you promised yourself you had to start taking care of your body “tomorrow”. If you tried and failed numerous times to maintain your shape. know that there is always a way and hope. So if you are waiting for a sign or a trigger to get rid of your side tires and make yourself feel more confident, this is it.

How Do I Get Rid Of Side Belly Fat At Home?

Muffin-top, love handles, spare tire, however, you refer to that stubborn fat that accumulates on your side’s belly and lowers back. Though you aren’t alone if you are frustrated with your shape. There’s one thing we all agree on it needs to go. So how about a few simple exercises at home to chisel your waistline.

1. Bicycle Crunches

Bicycle crunches work on the sides of your stomach and hips helping you to lose your love handles.

Repititions- 3sets 10-15 Reps

How To Do It

1. Lie down on your back and bend your legs so that your shins are parallel to the ground.

2. Now raise your chest up and lift your shoulders off the mat.

3. Lift your shoulders off the mat and keep your hands behind your head with the elbows out.

4. Now move your bent right leg towards your chest and simultaneously straighten your left leg so that it is parallel to the floor.

5. While doing that move your left shoulder towards your right knee. Make sure your elbow should remain out to the sides.

2) Bridge Exercise

Repetitions- 3sets of 15-20 reps each.

How to Do It

1. Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet hip-width apart.

2. Keep your arms down at your sides.

3. Now, raise your hips up to create a straight line from your knees to your shoulders, curl your spine and come down back slowly.

4. Repeat the same movement.

3) Kneeling Vaccum

Kneeling Vaccum is a simple technique that works that magic if you want to shrink your waistline and carve your ab.

Repetitions– repeat this exercise 5times before taking a break.

How To Do It

1. Kneel on the floor with your bum resting on your heels with your hands to the sides of your legs.

2. Now pull your shoulders back.

3. Now imagine that you need to touch your spine with your belly button. Stuck your stomach as far as possible.

4. If you can’t pull it in very far at first don’t sweat it your result will improve with time hold this position for 5-10secs.

5. You can breathe or hold it while doing this exercise. Choose whichever way is more comfortable for you.

4) Side Plank

Just like a traditional plank this exercise works on your stomach muscles as well as your back glutes. But most of all side plank focuses more on the obliques which is a sure-fire way to get rid of love handles.

Repetitions- Try to hold this one for 15 to 60secs on each side. Do at least 3reps.

How To Do It

1. start it by lying on your right side and lean on your elbow so that it’s directly below your shoulder.

2. Now lift your hips and your weight on your right elbow and foot.

3. If this is too hard for you in the beginning bend your right leg and rest it on the floor while keeping your left leg straight.

4. Now, finally reach your left hand up towards the ceiling.

5) Swimmers

This exercise will take care of any lower back fat and it sculpts your rear end as a bonus.

Repetitions- Do 8-10 reps on each side

How To Do It

1. Lay down on your stomach with your arms stretched out in front of you and shoulder-width apart.

2. Your feet should be hip-width apart. Tense your stomach muscles

3. Now lift your left arm and right leg up at the same time and leave them in the air for 2-3 secs and lower them back to the ground.

4. Do the same thing with your right arm and left leg in the air.

6) Russian Twist

If you do a Russian twist with some weight in your hand say a dumbbell or a gallon of water you will burn calories and build muscle mass at a much faster rate.

Repetitions- Do 3 sets 10-12 reps each.

How To Do It 

1. Sit down on your back on the mat with your legs together and knees slightly bent.

2. Lean your upper body back and hold your legs off the ground.

3. Now, bend your arms over your chest or hold them straight out in front of you.

4. Now slowly twist your torso and arms to the left side. Hold it there for 2-3secs.

5. Return to the initial position and repeat the movement on the other side.

7) WoodChoppers


Repetitions- Do 3set of 12-15 reps on each side.

How To Do It

1. Stand straight with your feet shoulder-width apart and your core engaged.

2. You’ll need some weight to hold in your hand say a gallon of a water bottle.

3.  Now twist your torso to the right snd hold the weight above your right shoulder.

4. Then turn your body and squat down while bringing the weight to the outside of your left knee.

5. Go back to the right and repeat. Keep your eye on the weight so that you don’t lose your balance.

8) Reverse Crunches

The reverse crunches work on the front of your abs just like regular crunches. But this also hits your lower abdominal muscles.

Repetitions- Do 3sets of 10-15 reps each.

How To Do It

1. Initially, lie down on your back and bend your legs at a 90degree angle.

2. Keep your abdominal muscles tight and place your hands on the floor right next to your hips.

3. Engage your lower abs to pull your knees up towards your chest.

4. At the top of the movement raise your hips up in the air so that your lower back and buttocks come off the ground by a couple of inches.

5. Hold this position for a few seconds and then slowly lower yourself back down to the starting position.

9) Cobra Pose/Surya Namaskar

Cobra pose/Surya Namaskar works on your abs, strengthen your arms and shoulders.

How To Do It

1. Lie on your stomach, straighten your legs out behind you.

2. Keep your hands under your shoulders and point your elbows back.

3. Press your feet and thighs against the floor, then straighten your arms and light your chest off the ground.

4. Press your tailbone towards your pubic bone and your shoulder blades towards each other.

5. Hold this pose for 30-40secs.

10) Jumping Burpees

Burpees help your blood flowing and your heart pumping in no time making them an awesome warmup exercise. On top of that, burpees provide you with a great full-body workout that targets not only your abs and obliques as the muscles on your side where that fat is sitting but also your arm, quadriceps, glutes, chest, and hamstrings

Repetitions- Do 2sets with 15 reps each.

How To Do It 

1. Bend at your knees and put your hands on the ground. Then kick your feet back behind you so that you end up in a straight arm plank.

3. You can also do a single push up there.

2. After a moment pull your feet back in towards your chest quickly stand up and immediately jump up while reaching your hands towards the ceiling and clap.

3. Lower yourself back into the starting position and repeat the same from there.


You’ll need to change your diet of course. If you don’t want that fat coming right back or not leaving at all. First, start cutting your calorie intake. Secondly, avoid eating processed and fried foods. As it is high in added sugars and preservatives. Stay away from the usual offender sweetened drinks, fast food, ready meals, junk food, and chips, and feet meat. Remember that high amounts of sugar get stored exactly around your stomach which means yep a spare tire.


You need to do these workouts 4-5 times a week. It’s also a good idea to throw in some moderate-intensity aerobic activities like swimming, jogging, cycling. This will really kick-up the fat burning process flattening your side belly. So good luck out there and let me know if these exercises work for you and if you know other ways to deal with these love handles drop those in the comment box.

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