Are you looking out for ways to make your way to a flat and toned belly? But do not have much time in your hand? Then this morning abs workout is just right for you.
This abs workout is designed for men and women who do not have enough time to spend in the gym, or at home working out. The eight exercises are put together to give you stronger and well-toned abdominals and core muscles.
Combine this workout regime with pure cardio and healthy eating to bid a farewell to the muffin top and keep your tummy off the fats.
Here is the best abs workout for women, for upper and lower abs exercises:
Side Abs Workout
Here are 3 simple exercises to ignite your obliques:
1.Alternate Heel Touches
For this exercise, lay on your back and bend your knees, with your feet placed on the floor. Your feet are supposed to be apart from each other and your arms by your side. This is the starting position of this abs workout.
Now, exhaling, crunch your torso, bend towards your right and touch the right heel with the right hand. Hold for a second and return to rest while inhaling.
Once again, exhale and crunch your torso. This time, bend towards your left side and touch the left heel. Inhale and return to the starting position.
Do this exercise in sets of 3, with 10 reps each.
2. Oblique Crunches
For this exercise, lie flat on the floor, with your lower back pressed to the ground. Place one of your hand under your head and one on the floor, next to your hip. For this workout, your feet are supposed to be put on a higher surface, at the level of your knees.
Now, crunch your torso and lift your shoulder, where the hand is under the head and bring it towards the opposite knee. For example, if your right hand is under the head, lift the shoulder and bring it towards the left knee and vice versa.
Inhale during the part of an exercise where you lower down and exhale when you come up.
Do three 3 of this exercise, with 12 to 15 reps each.
3. Kneeling Cable Crunch
For the cable crunch exercise, we will be using the rope attachment. Set up the rope attachment at a height which is above your height.
Now get down on your knees and place a mat beneath them, to lower the pressure. Hold the rope and make sure your arms are slightly bent. Use lighter weights, roll your back and bring your elbows close to the knees.
While inhaling, bend down pulling the ropes down and return up, while you exhale.
Do 3 sets of this exercise, with 12 to 15 repetitions each.
Upper Abs Workout
Here are 3 classic exercises to tone your upper abdominals: