Whether you wanna rock a form-fitting tee with your jeans, a
body-con dress on a hot summer date or your bikini over Labor Day weekend, we’ve got the
workout you’ve been looking for! Bust that muffin top and strengthen your core
abdominal muscles with a kick-butt workout that’ll get you in shape in just 30
minutes a day.
They key to blasting fat is heart rate-boosting cardio. It
doesn’t matter if you prefer running, cycling, dancing or jumping rope. Pick an
activity and get moving for 10 minutes at the beginning of your workout and 10 minutes at the end.
Vertical leg crunch
Lie on your back with your legs straight up in the air. Put
your hands behind your head for support. Lift your shoulder blades off the floor,
but make your abs do the work! Do two sets of 6 crunches. Not feeling it? Add
Reps: Try 2 sets of 6 crunches.
Lie on the floor on your left side. Lift off the ground
using the support of your feet and your elbow. Keep your body straight! Breathe normally and hold in this
position for 10 seconds. Rest for 10 seconds, then repeat ten more times. Lie on your right side and repeat.
Lie on your back with your hands behind your head as
support. Lift your head so your shoulder blades are off of the floor. Lift your
left leg off the floor and bend your knee towards your stomach, while taking
your right elbow towards your left knee. Switch, and bring your right knee
towards your left elbow. Keep alternating sides, like you are pedaling a bike. Do
two sets of 10 reps on each leg.
BY MADELEINE BROWN AND BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 1/23/2012 4:58:00 PM
POSTED IN workouts, favorite ab workouts