First, the bad news. There's no way to spot reduce fat on your body. No doubt you've heard that before, but it's just human nature—we all want to focus on the soft spots on our bodies and wish for a way to burn that fat away. And while knocking out a few push-ups before you leave the house can help your arms and chest look a little more toned, there's not a quick fix for love handles—those dreaded doughy deposits around your waistband, snaking around to your lower back. There are a lot of factors that lead to those muffin tops, from diet and exercise to sleep and your mental state. So here are six suggestions to shed that unwanted pudge—listed in order from the easiest to the most challenging.