Core ab exercises - Beginners ab workouts



As well as a being a guide to all core ab exercises this site also aims to be the complete package and provide every thing that is necessary for ripped abs.

Here we have compiled a selection of ab workouts for beginners to our program to try with video guides for each workout. Once you begin to find these to easy you should move onto our intermediate workouts. You can of course devise your own ab workouts from our comprehensive list of stomach muscle exercises if you prefer but remember to move onto more demanding ones once you find them easy.

Also remember to reduce your body fat percentage with aerobic exercises, a six pack diet and a muscle building workout.

Core ab exercises - Workout 1

Crunch

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps

Crunch twists

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps on each side

Reverse crunch

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps

Plank

2 sets of 30 - 60 seconds

Side plank

1 set of 30 – 60 seconds on each side

Workout 2

Seated leg tucks

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps

Half sit

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps

Vertical leg crunch

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps

Hanging leg tuck

2 sets of 10-15 reps

Plank

2 sets of 30 - 60 seconds

Side plank

1 set of 30 – 60 seconds on each side

Workout 3

Half sit

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps

Swiss ball crunch

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps

Leg raise

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps

Seated leg tucks

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps

Crunch twists

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps on each side

Plank

1 set of 30 - 60 seconds

Workout 4

Hanging leg tuck

2 sets of 10-15 reps

Seated leg tucks

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps

Half sit

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps

Swiss ball crunch

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps

Crunch twists

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps on each side

Workout 5

Swiss ball crunch

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps

Vertical leg crunch

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps

Leg raise

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps

Alternate leg raises

2 sets of 10 – 30 reps

Plank

1 set of 30 - 60 seconds

Side plank

1 set of 30 – 60 seconds on each side

Remember once you find these workouts easy move on to more intense ones and also try the different ab exercises.

Try these simple but effective stability ball ab exercises to add a new dimension to your six pack quest.

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