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Abs Core Workouts

Best Workout for Six Pack Abs, The Crunches

If your goal is a six pack body, then crunches is a definite workout which you should add to your schedule. Crunches specially targets your abdominal muscles specifically and improves the strength of the ab muscles. Also workouts like planks, push ups and glute bridges works on your abs but crunches are directly focusing on the ab muscles. Not only that, crunches will also have other benefits too. Some of them can be listed as strengthening abdominal muscles and strengthening core muscles.

So here are the steps to perform crunches accurately without causing any harm to the spine and other muscles.

  • Lay a mat on the floor and lie on it
  • Bend your knees and keep your feets on the floor with hip width apart
  • Place your hands behind your head and cross the fingers
  • Now pull your ab muscles to up with an inclination of 30 – 40 degrees or until you feel your abs are working
  • Hold that position for few seconds
  • Slowly return to the starting position

If you are a beginner then it will be hard for you at the beginning. So try to do 20 – 30 repetitions on the first day and increase gradually when you feel nothing after covering the relevant number of steps.

If you have done exercises before, try to do 150 repetitions for a 1 set.

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Abs Workouts

The Best Abs Workouts for Six Packs

Are you looking for the best abs workout to tone your abs and get your dreamy six pack body? Well, we are really sad to say, but you cannot have six packs by just doing only ab workouts nor for 10 minutes nor for 30 minutes. Even if you workout for 2 hours a day, still you cannot have six packs. The question is why?

The reason is our ab muscles are not visible because of the fat layer on it covering our four or six or eight ab muscles depending on our genes. If you really want six packs in the usual way, the first thing that you should do is to reduce your body fat percentage into 10% or less. Otherwise you never be able to emboss the ab muscles without losing the fat layer. 

So the first thing you need to do if you want to get six packs is, to do workouts to lose body fat. The best way to lose body fat is to do HIIT exercises or high intensity interval training, while following a proper meal plan. Since we have shared the best HIIT workouts and meal plans to lose body fat, we will share the best exercises to emboss your ab muscles while following fat losing exercises and meal plan to tone your abs. Remember doing only these will not be sufficient if your body fat is not less than 10%. So target to do more fat losing exercises. It will only take 15 minutes from your day. Follow the link below to find the best HIIT workouts and here now we will share the best ab exercises to tone your ab muscles and get your dreamy six pack body.

HIIT WORKOUTS

Abs Exercises

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Abs Back Core Workouts

Reverse Crunches for Perfect Six Pack Abs

Crunches vs Reverse Crunches

Crunches is the most popular abdominal exercise which targets your abs muscles. It has many benefits including building six pack abs and tightening your abs muscles. Similarly as in other workouts, crunches is also have its own variations to target different muscle groups of your body. Some of the variations are oblique crunches, bicycle crunches, reverse crunches and double crunches. So in this article we are going to discuss more in detail about the reverse crunches.

Reverse Crunch Benefits

Reverse crunches is a great workout to work your major and lower abdominal muscles and oblique muscles which causes you side tires. Fat covering the oblique muscles are the reason for you to not having a tiny waist. If we get in to the reverse crunches benefits, it’s specialty is it can work the full six pack muscle (the rectus abdominis) and reach the lower and deepest abdominal muscle which is the transverse abdominis. Also reverse crunches help to strengthening core and abdominal muscles. So here are the basic steps to perform reverse crunches.

How to perform reverse crunches?

  • Lay a mat on the ground and lie on your back
  • Keep your legs on the floor while bending slightly from the knees
  • Place your arms beside your hip areas
  • Now slowly lift your legs and buttocks from the mat as shown 
  • Hold for few seconds and slowly come down
  • Repeat for 20 – 30 repetitions
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