The ultimate ab routine

A strong core means a strong and stable body. Here's a workout that will tone your midsection and sculpt covetable abs

The ultimate ab routine

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This workout routine targets those tough core muscles that we all have difficulty toning. Remember: an abdominal workout is not about how fast you can complete each move. Instead, go at a slower pace to make sure you’re using correct form ‘ which is essential for tightening your core.

How it Works:

Follow along with fitness expert Amanda Russell as she takes you through these eight ab exercises. Pair this ab routine with cardio for a complete workout.

Equipment:

Yoga mat

 

Amanda Russell is a fitness expert, professional keynote speaker, Olympic-trained athlete, and founder of The AR Program. She can be found writing about life, fitness, wellness and change on her website, www.amanda-russell.com, and regularly posts new workout videos at AmandaRussell.TV.

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