10 Min Beginner Ab Workout

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If you’re new to working out and want to start strengthening your core, a 10-minute ab workout is a great place to begin. This workout is designed for beginners and can be done at home with no equipment required.

Sit-ups (1 minute): Lie on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the ground. Place your hands behind your head and lift your shoulders off the ground as you curl your upper body towards your knees. Lower back down and repeat.

Leg raises (1 minute): Lie on your back with your legs straight and together. Place your hands under your lower back for support. Lift your legs off the ground until they are perpendicular to the floor, then lower back down.

Flutter kicks (1 minute): Lie on your back with your legs straight and together. Lift your legs off the ground a few inches and alternate kicking them up and down, like you’re swimming.

Plank (1 minute): Get into a push-up position with your hands directly under your shoulders and your toes on the ground. Hold your body in a straight line from head to heels for one minute.

Russian twists (1 minute): Sit on the ground with your knees bent and feet flat on the ground. Lean back slightly and hold a weight or medicine ball in front of your chest. Twist your torso to the right and tap the weight on the ground, then twist to the left and tap the weight on the ground.

Bicycle crunches (1 minute): Lie on your back with your hands behind your head and your knees bent. Lift your shoulders and feet off the ground and extend your right leg while bringing your left knee towards your chest. Twist your torso to bring your right elbow towards your left knee. Switch sides and repeat.

Side plank (30 seconds per side): Lie on your side with your forearm on the ground and your elbow directly beneath your shoulder. Lift your hips off the ground until your body forms a straight line from head to feet. Hold for 30 seconds, then switch sides.

V-sit (1 minute): Sit on the ground with your legs straight out in front of you. Lift your legs and torso off the ground to form a V-shape with your body. Hold for one minute.

Repeat the circuit for a total of 10 minutes, taking breaks as needed. As you become more comfortable with these exercises, you can increase the number of reps or add more challenging exercises to your routine.