The 5 – Move for Flat ABS

When “abs” are mentioned, most people think about the muffin top that blooms over the top of too-tight pants.

However, abdominals are the muscles known as the core and include many interconnected muscles that work your back, butt and the front and inner thighs, explains Michele Olson, PhD, a professor at Auburn University–Montgomery, Alabama.

If you want to get your abs flat, along with the healthy diet consumption you should choose a proper set of exercises, which will give you best results.

In the article below we are going to present you 5 killer moves that will keep your daily core workouts effective and interesting!

How to do:

–           Perform following moves as many reps as possible (AMRAP) for 30 seconds,

–           Rest 15 seconds in between each move

–           Repeat the circuit once more time.

  1. GRASSHOPPER

Instructions:

–           Starting position – high plank position.

–           Engaging your core, bring your right foot to tap the outside of your left wrist.

–           Return to starting position and repeating on opposite side, to complete one rep

Perform AMRAP for 30 seconds

  1. PLANK TO PUSHUP

Instructions:

–           Starting position – forearm plank position.

–           Pressing your body up, come into the top position of a pushup

–           Pause in this position, then reversing the movement, return to your elbows and repeat on opposite side. That completes one rep

Perform AMRAP for 30 seconds

  1. LEG LOWERS

Instructions:

–           Starting position – Laying face up on the floor with your arms at your sides and legs lifted off the ground

–           Brace your abs and form a right angle with the rest of your body

–           Extending your legs away from your chest, move them as close to the floor as possible without increasing the arch in your back.

–           Tuck knees back toward chest, and extend back to starting position, and repeating on opposite side complete one rep

Perform AMRAP for 30 seconds

  1. WINDSHIELD WIPERS

Instructions:

–           Starting position – Laying face up on the floor, arms out to the sides.

–           Lifting your legs off the ground, form a right angle with the rest of your body.

–           Lowering the legs to one side, go as low as you can control.

–           Raise the legs back up and down to the other side in one motion, to complete one rep

Perform AMRAP for 30 seconds

  1. ALTERNATING V-SIT

Instructions:

–           Starting position – Sitting with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor.

–           Lean back so your torso is at a 45-degree angle, while your hands are near glutes for stability

–           Lift your lower legs, bringing them parallel to the floor and keeping your knees bent.

–           Engaging your core, extend your right leg forward and twist to the left side

–           Return to the starting position and repeating on the opposite side complete one rep

Perform AMRAP for 30 seconds