Muffin top. Spare tire. Love handles. That extra jiggle around the waist may have a lot of endearing nicknames, but that doesn’t mean we actually love it. Unfortunately you cannot pick and choose where you lose weight, but you can spot tone-troublesome areas. To lose weight at your waist, you need to commit to cardio workouts, which will help you lose fat all over. Toning up the muscles under those love handles will both strengthen your core and give you a firmer look through your waist. Here are three of our favorite variations of the side plank that will help create a shapely waist.