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Easy Ab Workouts at Home

Mayuri Kulkarni Apr 10, 2019
If you are looking forward to do some easy ab workouts at home instead of spending a huge amount at the gym, then here is some information on the same.
Everyone of us wishes to have toned ripped abs. Belly fat or love handles look very unsightly as they peek out of your dress or shirt. To reduce this excess fat accumulation in the ab areas, it is necessary to follow a regular exercise regime along with strict abs diet.
You can always secure membership of an authorized gym and perform the exercise on various gym equipment. But, if you do not have enough time and money for gym, you can always perform easy ab workouts at home for toning.

Easy Ab Exercises for Women

Bicycle Crunches

Lie down on your back on the floor. Place your hands behind your head. Now, exhale and raise your upper body through your shoulders. Bend your left leg and keep your right leg straight. Try to touch your right elbow to the left knee by twisting your torso. Now get back to starting position and repeat the same with other side. Do 10 repetitions for each side.

Alternate Knee-In

Sit on the floor with your legs completely straight in front of you. Support your upper body with your forearms completely rested on the floor. Now, tighten your ab muscles and bend your left knee. Try to bring the left knee close to your left shoulder. Then, straighten the left leg and repeat the same with other leg. Do 10 repetitions for each side.

Alternate Toe-Touch

This is one of the easiest exercises to be done at home that lowers the abdominal fat effectively. First, lie down on your back on the floor. Raise your legs in the air with some distance between them. Keep them straight to make a right angle with the floor.
Now, try to reach your toes of left feet by your right arm, and then get back to starting position. Repeat the same with other side and do 10 repetitions for each side.

Easy Ab Exercises for Men

Sit Ups

To perform this abdominal exercise, lie down on your back on the floor. Keep your feet flat on the floor and bring a 90 degree bend in your knees.
Now, lift your arms off the floor, so that they are parallel to the floor and they point towards your feet. Keep a comfortable distance between your feet. Raise your upper body off the floor towards your thigh, without bringing any jerk. Try to come up as much as you can with your hands still in straight position. Perform 15 such repetitions.

Jack-Knife Sit Ups

This is one of the easiest ones, which requires no special equipment. Lie down on your back, flat on the floor. Extend your arms behind your head and your legs straight in front of you. This is the starting position of this exercise.
Now, slowly breathe out and bring a bend in your waist and raise your arms and legs off the floor simultaneously. Your legs and arms should be raised in air to attain a jack-knife position. Then breathe in and slowly get your legs and arms in original position. Do 15 more repetitions.

Russian Twists

You will require a medicine ball or a weight plate to perform this exercise. Now, hold the medicine ball or the weight plate with both your hands.
Sit on the floor on your hips and knees bent at an angle of 90 degrees. Hold the weight in front of you and make sure that your back is straight. Now, twist your torso in an explosive manner towards your left. Twist the torso as far as you can. Then, twist the torso towards your right. This completes your one repetition. Do 10 more such repetitions.
These were some easy ab exercises for men and women. Including these easy ab workouts in your daily workout routine will give you effective results in less time. Make sure you follow a healthy, fat-sugar free diet, along with a regular exercise routine.
Disclaimer: The information provided here is solely for educating the reader and should not be used as a replacement for expert medical advice.