When it comes to tightening up your ab muscles, there’s nothing like consistent exercise to do the trick. It can feel difficult to get and stay motivated to perform specific exercises each and every day, however. To get into the shaping up mood, you can try committing yourself to a time-limited challenge. That way, you’ll get the results, while knowing that the routine has an end date.
Try this 2-week ab challenge and see the results you get:
Complete the following sequence every day during your challenge:
#1. I Am Genie Crunches
Lying down position on floor or mat, feet flat, knees up.
Put arms over chest, hugging, like a genie’s.
Perform crunch lifting full back from ground.
#2. Fly Like an Eagle Abs
Start flat on back on floor or mat.
Twist legs around each other, do same with arms, hands clasped.
Touch knees to elbows.
#3. The Runaway
Start with full body down on mat, back down.
Use arms to support and raise head from ground.
Both legs up slightly in air.
Legs firm, small alternating kicks, like running.
#4. Be a Starfish Crunches
Flat on back, legs and arms straight.
Reach legs and arms out to sides, like a starfish.
Pull knees all the way into chest, holding with arms.
Back to starfish.
#5. Clock It Abs
Sit on floor or mat, with knees bent to one side on ground.
Lean back slightly into ‘C’ position.
Straighten legs and bring them across body to other side, down with knees bent.
12 repetitions (both sides = 1 repetition).
#6. Hollow Rock Crunches
Lie flat on mat or floor.
Stack one leg on other, clasp hands together.
Use strength to rock body together, hands coming to feet, and back down.
#7. Drop It Like It’s Hot
Flat on back on floor of mat, bring legs up into air, keeping them straight.
Alternate dropping straight legs as low as possible without touching ground.
#8. Feel the Earth Move
Sit comfortably with legs on ground, straight, toes up.
Put arms like boards out in front of you.
Lean upper body backwards into ‘C’ shape and hold.
Pulse alternate arms up and down, stop and hold again.
Hold as long as possible before repeating.
Spend two weeks going through this sequence daily, and your belly will start to get smaller and smaller.
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