GET FAB ABS
A strong, sexy stomach will be yours with a routine that gets results
Aflat stomach is the holy grail of fitness. It’s so sought after partly because it looks so good and also because it’s so hard to achieve. To drop the amount of abdominal fat needed to expose your abs is the first and hardest step, but then you need an abs routine that actually tones. The
Leg up twists
Why? Twists target the obliques and core. How? Sit tall on the ground, holding a medicine ball. Brace your core and lean back about 20 degrees. Lift your feet a few centimetres off the ground, knees bent. Twist your chest to one side and touch the ball lightly to the ground. Twist back to the start and, without stopping, twist to the other side and touch the ball lightly to the ground. You should not feel any back pain. Sets and reps: 3 sets of 20-30. workouts we showcase each week in body+soul will help you lose the fat, but the toning part is what we are covering today. These exercises are relatively advanced so you’ll need to do a few weeks of regular abdominal training first, but once you’re ready, these are the moves that really get results.
Sets and reps:
If your abs tire, your back takes over, so do these exercises carefully. If you have pain, modify your
technique. your arms. You need to drop your hips forward and down to work your core properly. The closer your pelvis gets to the ground, the better, but only go as low as you can control. The slightest hint of back pain suggests you’ve gone too far. Roll back to the start and go into the next rep. Sets and reps: 3 sets of 5-15.
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