Best Strength Exercises to "Cinch" Your Waist

1. Planks

On a workout mat, position yourself for planks by placing your palms shoulder-width apart and balancing on the balls of your feet. 


Reduce yourself to your forearms until your elbows are in line with your shoulders. 

2. Russian Twists

Begin Russian twists by sitting on an exercise mat with your knees bent and feet elevated. 

Russian Twists

Allow your upper body to establish a 45-degree angle with the floor by leaning back slightly.

3. Side Planks

You begin side planks by positioning your left forearm on the ground for support. 

Side Planks

Engage your core to lift your pelvis off of the floor. Your body should form a straight line from the top of your cranium to your feet.

4. Lunges

There are numerous variations of lunges, including reverse lunges and lateral lunges, but let's focus on the forward lunge.


Place your feet shoulder-width apart and take a large stride forward with one leg to commence. 

5. Squats

To perform lunges with body weight, position your feet shoulder-width apart. 


Extend your arms forward or maintain them at your sides. Next, bend both knees and hinge your pelvis back as if seated in an invisible chair. 

6. Deadlifts

Last but certainly not least on Read's list of the greatest abdominal exercises is the deadlift. 


Plant your feet shoulder-width apart and grasp a dumbbell in each hand at your sides using an overhand grip. 

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