Strong Core Strong Lifts
The key to having great abs is nutrition but if your nutrition is on point or looking to show those abs as you workout on nutrition we’ve got you covered! Your core is one of the most over looked muscles when completing big lifts or compound movements. We’ll get into that in another article but for right now lets get into the workouts that’ll grow those abs.
Toes to Bar
Grab the bar like your are going to do a pull and bring your toes to your hands. Make sure to get the butt up as high as posable. Try to keep the swinging down as much as possible but it will be inevitable when your arms start to get tired and thats ok.
Complete 4 sets 8-12 reps
Decline Sit-ups with weight
Decline sit-ups allow you to stretch out your core for more of a contraction at the top. You can use body weight or a medicine ball, dumbbell, or plate as extra weight. When using extra weight try and keep the weight fulling extended with your arms.
Complete 4 sets 12-15 reps
Legs raises are great for the lower abs! There are a couple of ways you can do them, first would be the roman chair and second hanging from the pull up bar. Either one works fine its just personal preference.
Hanging Leg Raises:
Complete 4 sets 12-15 reps, try to keep from swinging too much
Toe touches are one our favorites and hit your entire core! Lay flat on the floor with your hands extended behind your head and your legs flat on the floor, now bring your left and right leg together. Repeat for left hand and right leg.
Complete 4 sets 12-15 reps each leg