Whether you are in your home or traveling, be sure to get an ab workout in with these four simple moves. Either on a bench or on the ground, you can get your sweat on and work your core. Follow these moves for inspiration and remember that if you’re tired of starting over, stop quitting! Each move has twenty reps and should be repeated for three sets.
1. BICYCLE CRUNCHES
With a flat back, pull your naval towards the floor. With your hands behind your head to guide you, bring knees toward elbows and alternate sides. As you twist back and forth, be sure not to pull on your neck. Be sure to twist from the core, not simply feeling the movement in your elbows. 10 to each side (20 total), repeat the workout 3 times through.
2. ELBOW TO KNEE CRUNCHES
With a flat back, place your hands behind your head. Do not strain your neck by pulling. Bring knees toward your chest and raise your shoulder blades off the ground. Feel the crunch within your abdominals. Bring knees back to a 90-degree angle with the floor and repeat. Complete the movement 20 times, repeat the workout 3 times through.
3. LEG RAISE WITH TRUNK LIFT
With a flat back to the ground, legs out-stretched. Place hands beside you. While keeping legs straight, bring them to a 90-degree angle. For added strength building, lift your lower half off the ground, pushing your legs toward the ceiling. Pulse this position for added calorie burning. Complete the movement 20 times, repeat the workout 3 times through.
4. OBLIQUE CRUNCHES
With many variations wot work the obliques, this V-up will surely get your muscles burning. Lie on your side with legs straight, feet stacked. Place hand behind ear, and while keeping your core tight, raise your horse and legs off the ground simultaneously. Bring them toward one another, forming a V. Be sure not to push the ground, you want to work those obliques! Slowly return to start position and repeat on both sides. 10 to each side (20 total), repeat the workout 3 times through.
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