Updated: Jul 13
Abs workout are always fun to do, they don't require a lot of equipment, you get a good burn and you can do them at home.
Here are three abs workouts you can do whenever you want to feel them burn.
There are a few things to remember when you do this type of workout:
Rep quality is very important
It's always better to go slower on all of the moves, and really focus on doing each rep properly. Take a moment to look at the modifications in the top left corner of the screen if you need an easier option.
Take as much breaks as you need
Some of these workouts have breaks in them, but if you need more time to recover, you can always pause the video. If you need to take breaks during the exercises that's totally fine. With practice, you'll be able to do these abs workout without a break.
Progressive overload is when you gradually make your workouts tougher and tougher over the course of weeks and months. To apply this principle to these home workouts with no equipment, try to get more and more reps each time you do them. Remember the first point though! Rep quality is important.
If you feel like you have gotten the most out of a workout, you can go to the next level, or you can now do those workouts twice in a row.
Beginner abs workout at home
This abs workout is only 6 minutes, so there no excuses for not trying it especially if you work at home that day. You will do 12 exercises for 30 seconds. Take breaks if you need to, and work your way towards doing it without a break.
Once that gets easy, start doing this workout twice in a row. When you do, you can recover for a couple minutes before you start again.
Intermediate abs workout
In this workout you will be working your legs for 10 minutes and then finishing off the abs for 5 minutes at the end. Why the legs? They will allow you to burn calories and burn fat which will help in the over all goal of seeing your abs.
Once this workout gets easy, move on to the advanced one.
Advanced abs workout
Your abs will be sore after this one. 15 minutes of pure abs, you will be doing some moves for 30 seconds and some other moves for 1 minute. There are some breaks within the workout, and as always, feel free to make them longer if you need to.
You can do any of these abs workout either at home or at the gym, get good at doing them and let me know how it goes!
A few other things to consider if you goal is to see abs definition.
Doing strength workouts will help a lot
Your abs and core work a lot during strength workouts. Anytime you handle heavy objects, you core fires up to stabilize your body. So making sure your fitness routine involves 1-2 strength sessions per week will help you see those abs pop out.
You can't out train a bad diet
I'm sure you've heard that abs are made in the kitchen and there is a lot of truth to this. Abs become visible between the ranges of 14% and 20% of body fat for women and 6%-13% of body fat for men. Keep in mind that these are generalized ranges and may differ from person to person.
To learn more about nutrition and how to get lean, check out these posts:
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Have fun with the workouts guys!