3 Moves for Crop Top Abs: Phase 3 of Killer Abs

Now that we have covered the first two elements (diet & cardio) required to get killer abs, we can now focus on the easy part, building the abdominal muscles. A good ab workout only requires 15 minutes per workout. Without excess fat draped over your midsection it is easy to see the abdominal muscles underneath if you apply these simple ab exercises.

 

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Crunch

Lie on your back with your feet flat on the floor. Support your head lightly with your hands at the side of your head; left hand on left side of your head and vice versa. Slowly lift your shoulders and upper back off of the floor while contracting your abs. Pause for a second, and then slowly return back to the starting position. Repeat this motion for three sets of 10 reps. Repeat this motion for three sets of 10 reps. As the level of difficulty decreases add sets and reps accordingly. For example: 4 sets of 25 reps.

 

Leg Raise

Lie flat on the floor with your arms at your sides. Begin movement with feet six inches off of the floor. Slowly raise feet towards the ceiling then slowly lower them to the starting position (six inches above the floor). Repeat this motion for three sets of 10 reps. Repeat this motion for three sets of 10 reps. As the level of difficulty decreases add sets and reps accordingly. For example: 4 sets of 25 reps.

 

Russian Twist

Hold the medicine ball (or weight) with both hands and sit on the floor with knees bent 90 degrees with feet slightly off the floor. Begin with medicine ball on one side of your body, extending your arms and explosively twist your body to your opposite side moving the ball in the direction of the side that you are twisting. Pause for a second with ball on each side in which you rotate, once you have twisted the ball to each side that is one rep. Repeat this motion for three sets of 10 reps. As the level of difficulty decreases add sets and reps accordingly. For example: 4 sets of 25 reps.

 

Now that you have your core in order, it’s time to own that crop top and make this trend your own!

 

Behind? No worries, catch up on the Killer Abs Series here:

Phase 2 of Killer Abs (Cardio)

Cooking Up the Abs You Always Wanted

 

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