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3 Alternative Days Workout For Shredded Abs

When it comes to abdomen workouts, we give our all. Who wouldn’t, it is the trophy for the hard work that shows throughout our health and body.

Abdomen workouts are fun, promising and by all means, the best workout routine to pop into your regimes. But similar exercises everyday can be a little bland and the abdomen requires an all-round treatment as few crunches are never enough.

Let us divide the routine for 3 alternative days in 3 different workout.

Day 1:  Lower Abs Workouts

1. Flutter Kicks With Resistance Bands

  • Put a resistance band around both your lower legs and lie down on a mat
  • Keep your hands parallel to the body, palms down
  • Raise your legs, band around the legs
  • With the legs slightly raised, flutter them alternatively, pulling on the resistance bands
  • Be sure to have your core locked while doing so
  • Try doing this workout for 15 counts in 3 reps

2. Double Crunch

  • Lie down with arms firm on the floor
  • In one count, bring your knees close to your chest and raise the upper body towards the knees
  • Make sure to keep your chins up
  • Try this workout for 10 rounds in 3 reps

Day 2: Obliques

1. Side Plank Twisting

  • Lie sideways in side plank position, on your right feet
  • Keep left feet stacked on your right feet and balance your upper body on your right elbow
  • Raise your left elbow over your head
  • Inhale and then exhale while lowering your upper body front
  • Bring your body up and repeat for 10 counts in 3 reps

2. Bicycle Crunches

  • Lying on a mat, raise your legs up slightly
  • Bring the arms behind the head, elbows pointing out
  • In one count, Drive in your left leg towards your chest and bring your alternate arm towards the knee
  • Alter the arms and legs, moving the knees as if on a bicycle
  • Try this for 10 counts for 3 reps

3. Russian Twists

  • Sit and lean back slightly
  • Bend your knees up, balancing on the heels
  • Bringing hands cupped close to your stomach, twist to the sides alternatively
  • Try 20 counts in 3 reps

Day 3: Upper Abs

1. Pilates

  • Lie flat on the floor and tighten your abs
  • Raise your legs off the floor by a bit
  • Within the same count, raise your shoulders off the ground, chin facing up
  • Be sure to have your arms raised by your sides.
  • Have your lower body to glutes pressed to the ground
  • Try more different kinds of Pilates as given below

2. Gym Ball Crunches

  • Sit at the edge of a gym ball
  • Roll back your upper body on the ball by taking a few steps front
  • Chin up and perform crunches while lying on the ball
  • Remember to keep your core strength intact in order to maintain full balance
  • Try this exercise for 15 counts in 3 reps

These workouts will ensure overall abdomen toning and sculpting. Not to forget, the workouts can be alternatively  placed within 6 days of the week. So go out there, crunch it out to get your desired physique.

 

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