5 Intense Abs Exercises you Need to Try Today

Five of the best midsection moves to strengthen your core and work your abs. Great for your posture and your six pack.
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Five intense abs exercises you need to try today. This HIIT workout is made for your six-pack.

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) is one of the most popular and most effective training methods. Not only does it burn fat; it also challenges your muscles. Complete all 5 exercises one after the other for 50 seconds each, with a 10-second break between each exercise. After each round you can rest for up to 60 seconds. Repeat the circuit 4-5 times.

Always make sure that your exercise is clean and controlled, and keep your body under tension.

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5 Intense Abs Exercises you Need to Try Today
1. Sit-Ups
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This foodspring video shows you how to do sit-ups correctly. The classic exercise for your abs! Lie on your back with your knees bent and in the air. Rest your fingers on your temples. Now use the power of your core muscles to pull your upper body upwards. Don't swing yourself upwards with momentum, and don't move your arms or head along with your abs.
2. Basic Burpees
50 sec.
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This foodspring video shows you how to do basic burpees correctly. Burpees are a full-body exercise and are one of the most challenging bodyweight exercises. The basic burpee is a squat transitioning into a jump. There is no plank position at the bottom of the burpee. Clap your hands when you jump up, either over your head or behind it.
3. Pulse Ups
50 sec.
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This foodspring video shows you how to do pulse ups correctly. Pulse ups focus on the central abdominal muscles. Lie on your back and stretch your feet straight up into the air. Bend your knees slightly. Now pulse your legs upwards towards the ceiling by lifting up your pelvis from the floor.
4. V-Ups
50 sec.
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This foodspring video shows you how to do V-ups correctly. Lie on your back. Stretch your arms above your head. Now contract your abs to bring your body into a V shape. Stretch your legs and pull them upwards, while reaching with straight arms towards your toes. Then, with your arms and legs still straight, lower your body back to the starting position.
5. Squat Bicycle Crunches
50 sec.
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This foodspring video shows you how to do squat bicycle crunches correctly. Squat bicycle crunches are a combination exercise that work the abs and legs at the same time. Stand with your feet a bit wider than hip-width apart and rest your fingertips on your temples. Start with a squat. As you come back up from the squat, bring your right knee upwards and bend to touch your left elbow to your right knee. Then do another squat. As you come back up, bring your left knee to your right elbow.
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