Workout time is a precious time and burning fat through traditional abs workouts is an ineffective way. Bryn Putnam, the founder of NYC high intensity refine method, recommends total body movements that work multiple muscles at once. Every exercise is a core exercise if you are working with enough resistance, so your core muscles must stabilize your spin to allow your arms and legs to produce force. She also said that your 20 min abs workouts become a worthy for a full workout when time is tight. Following are five important abs workouts, complete them in one minute each, back to back and repeat for four rounds.
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Rotating Ball Slams
Turn your shoulder without moving your hips. You will feel that your abs working overtime. Hold a soft ball or slam ball in both hands. Stands with knees and braced abs. Rotate your upper body 90 degree, bringing the ball overhead and slamming it into the floor, all in one fluid motion. Repeat this method to the opposite side also.
Dumbbell Pushups Row
Dumbbell Pushups Row is one of the best abs workouts. Hold a pair of dumbbells about shoulder width apart on the floor. No
w hold the handle and position yourself in a pushup position. Slowly lower your body until it reaches to the floor and then press back up. Once you back to the starting position, pull your right hand dumbbell up toward the side of your chest. Pause for a while, then return to starting position and repeat with your left hand. This exercise is very useful to maintain physical fitness and also helpful in chest workouts.
Dumbbell Curl to Squat Press
Hold a pair of dumbbells and let them at arm’s length next to your sides with your palms facing forward. Bends your elbow and curl the dumbbells as close to your shoulders without moving your upper arms. Push your hips back and lower your body into squat, until your thighs are at least parallel to the floor. Now stand up and pull the dumbbell over head. It is considered as best weight loss exercise.
Cross Behind Lunges
Hold a pair of dumbbells at arm’s length at your sides, your palms facing each other. Step forward and to the side so that your lead foot ends up in front of your back foot. Lower your body until your knee is bent at least 90 degree. Pause for a while then return to starting position. This exercise is very helpful in leg workouts.
By doing all these abs workouts regularly, you can easily build abs.