Abs Circuit #1
Instructions: Four rounds – all on your back. No breaks in between rounds.
First round – 20 reps of each
Second round – 15 reps of each
Third round – 10 reps of each
Fourth round – 5 reps of each
First exercise: Toe touches with extended legs at a 90° angle from your torso.
Second exercise: Ankle touches with bent legs
Third exercise: Regular crunches with bent or straight knees, arms folded across chest
Fourth exercise: Leg raises – hands under butt or out to the sides (Always to 10 reps of these, no matter which round you are on.)
Fifth exercise: Flutter kick with chest raised and arm at sides or in streamline
Challenge: Can you complete four rounds in five minutes?
Abs Circuit #2
Directions: For exercises #1-8: Raise and lower left leg six times, then raise and lowere right leg six times.
- Elbow plank
- Reverse plank on elbows
- Hand plank
- Reverse plank on hands
- Side plank on elbows
- Side plank on hands
- Elbow plank – donkey kicks
- Reverse plank on hands – marches
- Dead Bugs – alternate leg and arm goes up and down from all fours position
- Partner throw downs (if you have one)
- Crossed arm, chest up bicycles – 10 rounds