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Women’s Target Areas

As women, we all have those stubborn areas which just don’t seem to work itself away, no matter how hard we work out. If that’s your reality, we know just the trick to really get in there and get rid of that extra flab in all the wrong areas!


Shape your cleavage with a cross-chest press:

This exercise targets your chest.

You will need: A resistance band.

  1. Holding one end of a resistance band in your left hand, and your right hand on your hip, keep your feet wide apart, and your left foot on the band.
  2. Bring your left hand up to the left side of your chest, with your palm facing your chest, keep your elbows tucked to your ribs.
  3. Keep your left hand close to your body and press the band across your chest, reaching just above your right shoulder.
  4. Then slowly return to the elbow-tuck position.


Do 10 of these, alternating each side.


Stop your muffin top with a push kick:

This exercise will target your abs, bums and legs.

You will need: Balance.

  1. With your feet hip-width apart, keep your elbows bent and your hands in loose fists in front of your chest.
  2. Bend your right knee at a 90-degree angle, and bring it up in front of you at hip level.
  3. Press your right heel forward, and flex your foot.
  4. As you slightly lean your torso backwards, make sure your right leg is completely extended at hip-level.
  5. Bend your right knee at a 90-degree angle again, as you straighten your posture.
  6. Repeat push kick, without lowering your right leg to the ground.


Do 3 sets per side.


Resize your thighs with the Firewalker:

This exercise will target your hips, bums and outer thighs.

You will need: A resistance band and socks to wear.

  1. With feet hip-width apart, tie the resistance band around your ankles and over your socks to prevent friction. Hold the resistance band in your hands.
  2. Keep your knees slightly bent, position yourself in a slight squat, and take 8 side steps to the right.
  3. Alternate and take 8 side steps to the left.


Repeat for 1 minute.
These exercises can easily be worked into your morning routine and you’ll definitely see a difference in those stubborn areas within no time!

author: Zone Fitness