7-Day Abs Challenge Workout #2
Let’s BLAST those abdominals with these six EASY, yet effective exercises. You don’t need any equipment, just a desire to succeed.
Instructions: Do 15 reps of each exercise below and repeat for 3 sets. Take a 10-second rest between each movement and give yourself 30 seconds rest at the end of each set. Good luck, and feel the burn!
Lie down on your mat. Bend legs at the knees. Place your hands behind your head, but don’t clasp tightly. You should not be pulling with your arms or hands; let your abs to do all the work. Bend your torso towards your knees. At the top of the contraction, your torso should be at a 90-degree angle with the ground. Repeat.
Lie on your back with your hand behind your head. Grasp loosely. Bring your right elbow towards your left knee until touching (or almost touching). Repeat with the other side.
Reverse Trunk Twist:
Lie down on your mat. Twist your torso left and right while keeping your back stable. Repeat.
Begin by laying down flat on the ground. Straighten legs and stretch arms above your head. Tuck knees, pulling them towards your chest. Bring your arms towards your knees in a bent position. Repeat.
Lying on your leftt side and keeping your left leg over your right one, place your left hand in a stable position. Bring your right hand behind your ears, but don’t pull. Bring your torso and right leg towards your right arm, squeezing your oblique muscles. Return to resting position and repeat. Then, flip to other side.
On your mat, get in pushup position. As you lower your body toward the floor, lift your left foot off the floor, bending your leg while trying to touch your knee to your elbow. Repeat on the other side.