Get rid of unsightly back fat with this intense Pilates plan -- all it takes is a little resistance.
What you'll need: A mat and a resistance band (find them at gaiam.com).
Targets: Shoulders, back
- Lie facedown on mat with legs together and resistance band under torso, holding one end in each hand, with hands underneath shoulders, elbows next to sides.
- Lift chest off mat and reach both arms straight out to sides at shoulder level, keeping shoulders down.
- Pull on band with both hands while drawing shoulder blades together; release.
- Lower chest to floor and repeat.
- Do 8 reps.