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Ab Circuit Workout for Beginners

The ab circuit workout beginners includes 4 of the best ab exercises for beginners who have a weak core, poochy lower abs, and love handles.

If you've been working abs for months or years and are still struggling to get flat abs then you must start with these exercises. Just 2-3 weeks and you'll begin to see a big difference.

Perform 8-12 reps of each exercise. Go from one exercise to the next without rest. After one circuit take a 30 second break and stretch the upper abs then repeat.

If you can do more than 12 reps of each exercise with excellent form then you are ready more more challenging exercises.

Exercise
Reverse Crunch with hands behind your head
1. Start by lying on your back with your hands behind or above your head.
2. Proceed to draw in your belly button toward your spine and lift both legs up at the same time towards your chest.
3. Return to the starting position and repeat making sure that you don't arch your back as you are lowering or raising your legs.

Ab circuit workout tip:
Keep your belly button drawn in so the low back is pressed against the floor the entire time. Slow down the exercise so you feel the lower abs contracting.
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Resistance
 
Plank
1. Start by placing your forearms on the ground and forming a plank with your forearms and feet.
2. Hold this position keeping your body parallel to the ground for the required time.



Ab circuit workout tip:
Draw the belly button and maintin the contraction but continue breathing normally. Keep hips from dropping or butt from going up in the air.
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Resistance
 
Half Kneeling Sequential Chop
1. Start by grabbing the handle with both hands and arms straight. Kneel onto one leg. The down leg should be the outside leg.
2. Keeping your arms straight pull the bar down and across your body.
3. Return to the starting position and repeat for the desired repetitions.
4. Repeat with the other side.

Ab circuit workout tip:
Use a resistance band or cable. Keep hips, shoulders, and head facing forward, arms straight, and use the obliques (not the arms) to pull down.
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Resistance
 
Plank Knee-ins
1. Start by getting on your hands and knees in a push-up position.
2. Keeping your abs tight and your trunk parallel bring one knee in towards your chest.
3. Return the foot back to the starting position and repeat with the other leg.

Ab circuit workout tip:
Keep hands under shoulders, shoulder blades contracted. Use your abdominals and not your leg to pull the knee in.
Sets RepsWeight/
Resistance
 
Stability Ball Crunch
1. Sit in upright position on flexaball with feet flat on floor.
2. Walk feet forward allowing flexaball to roll underneath body until it is positioned on lower to mid-back region. Raise hips slightly to create a “table top” position parallel to floor.
3. Place hands across your chest. Head should be in a neutral position with a space between chin and chest.
4. Leading with the chin and chest towards the ceiling, contract the abdominal and raise shoulders up.
5. Return to start position.
6. Remember to keep head and back in a neutral position. Hyperextension or flexion of either may cause injury.


Ab circuit workout tip:
Ball should be under your lower back and legs 90 degrees. Place index fingers in ears, keep tounge on roof of mouth, and belly button drawn in the entire time. Breathe in and out through the nose.
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Resistance
 

Flatten your abs faster with three simple ab workout tips. The solutions that actually work for normal every day people that you won't find on a bodybuilding site!