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Ab workout?

MorganLange508MorganLange508 Member Posts: 28 Member Member Posts: 28 Member
Anyone got new ideas for an ab workout? I'm trying to get a bit of a 6 pack


  • CherimooseCherimoose Member Posts: 5,205 Member Member Posts: 5,205 Member
    I'd start with a good, full-body strength program (NROL, Stronglifts, etc). Then finish up with a couple of sets of the ab wheel or a selectorized ab machine.
    Of course, ab exercises don't target ab fat, which comes off from a general calorie deficit.
  • AlphaCajunAlphaCajun Member Posts: 290 Member Member Posts: 290 Member
    V ups, windshield wipers (some call these grandfather clocks?), bicycle crunches, plank jacks, jackknife crunches.. Just a few off the top of my head that will get you going. I find v ups and windshield wipers to be super effective (wipers hit the obliques hard).
  • ChieflrgChieflrg Member Posts: 8,999 Member Member Posts: 8,999 Member
    The best isolation ab exercise you can do is hanging leg raises.

    Squats, deads, OHP, and pull ups are compounds exercises that give you plenty of ab work.
  • elite_nalelite_nal Member Posts: 127 Member Member Posts: 127 Member
    My top 2 are kneeling cable rope crunch and hanging leg raises.

  • GsKikiGsKiki Member Posts: 392 Member Member Posts: 392 Member
    Planks! They work your whole body amazingly well and you can never get bored because there is so many of them!
    I just want to say tho getting abs starts in the kitchen. You need to lower your body fat percentage for them to show. But as far as working them I'd definetely recommend planking!
  • singingfluteladysingingflutelady Member Posts: 8,737 Member Member Posts: 8,737 Member
    I love pallif presses especially half kneeling ones
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