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Ab Workouts at Home



Out of all body parts, ab workouts at home will most closely resemble the ab workouts you’d do in the gym. There are dozens and dozens of various ab workouts that can all be done in your apartment or bedroom and provide a great core workout. Given the ease of doing ab workouts at home, there’s no excuse to skip a day. Try getting into a routine of doing a few minutes of planks right when you wake-up in the morning. Or, perhaps you warm-up before you go to the gym with a round of crunches. Whatever the case, the core is too important to neglect, so we’ll need to do our best to at least work out our core a few times a week.

Examples of Core Workouts at Home

These are going to be very simple, straight-forward workouts that you may have already seen before. Perhaps it’s just reassurance that you’re not missing any major ab workout discovery that’s happened over the last few months. You can read articles from any health publication, website, or blog, and most will advise to train your core using a few of these exercises. For today, we’ll focus on one type of exercise variations: the plank. The form of your plank is absolutely key. Spend the extra time making sure your form is dialed in before adding any of these variations. If you’d like to see core workouts that update every single day, check out Sarah’s Daily Core program on Daily Spot. Remember, all strength and definition programs are included, and all update every day. Example plank workout (repeat this sequence twice with a one minute break between sets): - Plank – 1 minute - Plank with Alternating Arm Extensions – 1 minute - Side-Plank – 1 minute per side


Ab Workouts For Women

Don’t fall for the branding (we’re on to you Kayla). Instagrammers and fitness celebs love to talk about why their ab workouts for women deliver even BETTER results than anywhere else. Well, I’m sorry to say that’s just not true. Most of these ab workouts are very similar to one another. After all, the key to getting the tone and definition that you want is making sure you work out your core (easy) and then getting your body fat percentage low enough that the fat no longer covers up the results (harder). We’ll expose some of the most used ab workouts from these instagrammers, and now when you see their routines first-hand, you’ll know they’re just pulling from the same variety and putting their own spin on it.


Ab Workouts For Men

One thing we recommend is to try to get into the habit of doing a few core exercises every day. Whereas for a large body part where you’re lifting weight, like your legs, you need to have adequate rest days between your workouts, when discussing ab workouts for men or women, you’re able to perform exercises daily. On Daily Spot, we recommend Sarah’s Daily Core program, as it uses a mix of core, abdominal, oblique, and even full-body workouts to safely work your entire core every day. The best part is that you only need to work out your core for 10 minutes a day to get the benefits. It also helps to be mindful of engaging your core during your other lifts as well.