10-Minute Tuneups: The ab workout video

Anyone can find 10 minutes for fitness. Do these five moves for great abs in no time

10-Minute Tuneups: The ab workout video

There’s no question a toned tummy looks awesome, but having strong abs also provides important physical bene­fits. If your abdominal, lower back and oblique muscles are all strong, you will be less likely to have low-back issues. Plus, a strong core means your posture will improve, and you’ll even look more confident. Of course, ab-specific moves are a key component of a well-rounded exercise program, but crunches alone won’t get you great abs. So include some cardio’jumping rope is a great calorie burner (350 in half an hour).

Bruce Krahn is a personal trainer and the author of The Fat-Fighter Diet.

About our 10-minute Tuneups

Ideally, we should be getting 30 minutes of fitness a day. But when time is tight, doing 10-Minute Tuneups whenever you can fit them in still makes a difference. Have fun!

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