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The 5-Minute Abs Routine to Add to All Your Workouts

The best part about workin' out your abs? You can do it anywhere, with zero equipment, and in a super-short amount of time. The perfect opportunity, though, is at the end of a workout. All you have to do is add a quickie circuit to burn them out and you can leave your sweat sesh feeling amazing. The perfect example: this ultra-fast 5-minute abs workout routine from trainer Kym Perfetto (@kymnonstop), who banged this baby out immediately after doing her at-home kickboxing workout.

How it works: Cycle through the exercises below for the time allotted, or simply follow along with Kym in the video. Want even more burn? Go for another round.

Crunch

A. Lie faceup on the floor with knees pointing to the ceiling and heels digging into floor.
B. Exhale and engage abs to lift shoulder blades off the floor. Inhale to lower.

Continue for 30 seconds.

Crunch with Knee-Up

A. Lie faceup on the floor with knees pointing to the ceiling and heels digging into floor.
B. Exhale and engage abs to lift shoulder blades off the floor, lifting right foot and driving knee into chest. Inhale to lower shoulders and right leg.
C. Repeat on opposite side.

Continue for 30 seconds.

Diamond Crunch

A. Lie faceup on the floor, bottoms of feet pressed together with knees falling out to the sides.
B. With arms long and one palm stacked on top of the other, exhale and reach fingers toward toes, engaging abs to lift shoulder blades off the floor.
C. Inhale to lower.

Continue for 1 minute.

Oblique V-Up

A. Lie on the right side with right arm stretched forward and palm pressing into the floor. Left hand is behind head and legs are extended with left foot stacked on top of right, hovering off the floor.
B. Balancing on right hip, exhale to crunch torso up and draw left knee up to touch elbow to knee.
C. Lower torso and left leg. Make sure not to lean on right elbow.

Continue for 1 minute, then repeat on the opposite side for 1 minute.

Plank Hip Dip

A. Start in an elbow plank position with feet together.
B. Rotate hips to the right, rolling onto the outside of the right foot.
C. Return to center, then rotate hips to the left, rolling onto the outside of the left foot. Keep hips in line with shoulders throughout the movement.

Continue alternating for 1 minute.

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