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How to Reclaim A Tiny Waist

OK, so your middle's gone M.I.A. that doesn't mean you can't reclaim it. Slim, strong stomach, here you come!
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Credit: David Heisler

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Plank/Pelvis tuck

Tones rectus abdominus (six-pack) and transverse abdominus (waist-cinching corset muscles)

Lie facedown with legs extended, elbows bent, feet hip-width apart, elbows shoulder-width apart. Contract abs, then tuck toes to lift body, elbows directly under shoulders. Hold for 4 breaths. Bend knees (do not touch ground), tilt pelvis up; hold for 4 breaths. Keeping abs tight, straighten legs, hold for 4 breaths. Repeat 3 times.

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