It’s never too late to start working on that six pack, ready for next summer body! Even if gym is closed. You’ll be happy to hear that this 3 best abs workout can be done at home just in 15 minutes, using minimal equipment.
However, abs are high load-bearing muscles so you will need to bomb them properly for them to take close notice to get bigger and stronger. Keep short rest between sets, 30 seconds tops, and go for higher reps than usual, anything between 12-20 per set would work perfect.
1. Ab rollout
Muscles worked: abs, lower back, shoulders. triceps, lats
Sets/reps: do 3 sets of 12 reps
To perform an ab rollout, you go down on all fours with your feet lifted off the ground, so you are on your knees and your hands holding the ab roller.
2. Mountain climbers
Muscles worked: abs, obliques, quads, hamstrings, delts, biceps, triceps
Sets/Reps: Do 3 sets of 30 seconds
This exercise works pretty much your whole body, but especially your abs and obliques, your quads and hamstrings, and basically your whole upper body for stabilisation.
3. Russian twists
Muscles worked: abs, obliques, core, lats
Sets/Reps: Do 3 sets of 12 reps
To perform a proper Russian twist, sit down on the floor with your legs extended in front of you. Clasp your hand together and then lift your feet off the ground, using your core to balance. You can also use dumbbells or water bottle to add resistance to burn more fat.