6 Minutes to Amazing Abs

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Great abs take hard work, but not long work. Instead of crunching for minute after minute, striving for length, we’ve created a quick ab workout to hit all of the major areas in your core, but also deliver a burn in a short amount of time. When it burns, you’ll know it’s working.

In addition to crunches, you’ll be adding in jacknifes, toe touches, heel touches, leg lifts, flutter kicks, and a Russian twist. This variety of exercises will leave no area of your core overlooked!

Equipment Needed: yoga mat, 1 medium dumbbell (8-12lbs), Interval Timer (Gymboss is a free app download)

What to Do: Perform each exercise for 45 seconds with no rest period in between. Perform this routine 3 times per week to get amazing abs. As your abs get stronger, add on more rounds and rest for 1 minute in between each round.

Beginner’s Level: 1 round
Intermediate Level: 2 rounds
Advanced Level: 3 rounds

Exercises: 

1. In and Out Crunches
2. Leg Lifts
3. Dumbbell Russian Twist
4. Dumbbell Jackknife
5. Alternating Toe Touches
6. Alternating Heel Touch
7. Dumbbell Jackknife
8. Flutter Kick

In & Out Crunches

Leg Lifts

Dumbbell Russian Twist

Dumbbell Jackknife

Alternating Heel Touch

Flutter Kick

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