5 Exercises That Can Make You Look Fat

3. Medicine ball jackknife

5 Exercises That Can Make You Look Fat

Medicine ball jackknives cover a few groups of muscles and may make your waist like look bigger.

Replacement option: A stomach vacuum is very effective for transversus abdominis muscles and if you practice it regularly, you get stronger and firmer core muscles.

  • Take a few deep breaths to warm up.
  • Breath out all the air.
  • Pull your stomach in as hard as you can.
  • Hold as long as you can.

4. Cable crunches

5 Exercises That Can Make You Look Fat

Cable crunches target the rectus abdominis muscle and if you get too crazy with this exercise, your stomach may become larger than you expected.

Replacement optionThe static V hold also works on the rectus abdominis, but unlike the weighted workout, it builds core strength, not volume.

  • Start from a seated position.
  • Activate the core muscles and lift the legs up keeping them straight.
  • Reach your arms toward your shins.
  • Hold as long as you can.

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