High-Intensity Routine to Target Your Abs

A great ab workout to burn fat and strengthen muscles!

High-Intensity Routine to Target Your Abs and Melt Fat

High-intensity interval training, or HIIT, is a popular training style that alternates bursts of high-intensity exercise with short recovery periods. HIIT is great for burning calories, losing fat, and building lean muscle. It also helps you improve your endurance and cardiac health. This High-Intensity Routine to Target Your Abs is meant for people at the intermediate to advanced level.

In order to get the most out of this workout, push yourself during the high-intensity exercise periods. Aim to perform the moves as quickly as possible without losing proper form. The 15-second recovery periods will allow you to rest so that you don’t burn out too quickly.

High-Intensity Routine to Target Your Abs

Burpees are a great move to incorporate into an HIIT routine!

What You’ll Need: a gym timer (free apps are available for download), and a mat or towel to lay on the floor

What to Do: Perform each move for 45 seconds and rest for 15 seconds in between. Complete all moves and repeat for a total of 4 rounds, resting 30-90 seconds in between rounds.

Below, we’ve included videos showing how to perform each move. Using proper form helps prevent injuries and ensures you’re getting the most out of your workout.

1. Mountain Climbers
2. Russian Twist
3. Jackknife Crunch
4. Up & Down Plank
5. Burpees
6. Leg Lifts
7. Bicycle Crunch

Mountain Climbers

Russian Twist

Jackknife Crunch

Up & Down Plank


Leg Lifts

Bicycle Crunch

Try this High-Intensity Routine to Target Your Abs and let us know your thoughts in the comment section! 

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Sofia Lopez

Sofia received her BA from Cornell University and her MFA from San Francisco State University. She creates workouts and fitness challenges. Her hobbies include running, hiking, and listening to audiobooks from the exercise bike.

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