Challenge yourself with this at home abs workout

Challenge yourself with this at home abs workout

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Building up a strong core should be a critical part of everybody’s training programme.

Chasing the aesthetics for a shredded stomach, or appreciate the benefits of a strong core when performing your compound lifts? Either way, your abdominals are a centre piece; and training your abs at home requires no equipment.

Core exercises help to increase power, strength and stability. It’s not just in the gym or on the pitch when having a strong core will help - strengthening your abdominal muscles provides a solid base for everyday activities from carrying your groceries to being able to stand up on your own two feet. 

A simple at home abs workout can help clear your head, increase heart rate and develop your core muscles. Which is why we've got a super-tough at home abs workout for you to try, including examples of each exercises, so you know you're doing the right!

At Home Abs Workout

Home workouts should always be kept simple, and don't let anyone tell you otherwise. We've got four exercises, each targeting a different area of your core for a proper-good workout.

We'll be utilising time based workouts - a great way to stay motivated for the period of time you're exercising, while holding you accountable for rest times.

What do you need? It's simple - a timer (your phone, or oven clock maybe?...), a mat (or towel, or nothing...) and some fresh AF workout clothes (erm, Gymshark? *optional*).

The Workout

It's time to turn off the TV and jump off the couch.

You'll be working for 15 minutes.

There are 4 exercises.

It could (read 'definitely will') get sweaty.

All you need is a bit of floor space, at home.

Level I

set a 15 minute timer

8 Bicycle Crunches

8 Leg Raises

8 Russian Twists

8 Supermans

30 second rest

Level II

set a 15 minute timer

12 Bicycle Crunches

12 Leg Raises

12 Russian Twists

12 Superman Holds

20 second rest

The Exercises

#1 - Bicycle Crunches


#2 - Leg Raises


#3 - Russian Twists


#4 - Superman Holds


Want to challenge yourself further? Download the Gymshark App for more gym and home based workouts!

 

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