It doesn’t take hours of exercise for a toned stomach, just 10-15 minutes of your time that you can fit in your routine. Given below are a few easy exercises that will help you tone your abs:
1) Mountain Climber
Target Area: Abs, Back, Legs & Arms
Start in a push-up position, hands flat on the floor and below your shoulders,legs extended behind you. Your body should be straight. Bend your right leg and bring it in toward your chest, then straighten it and return to starting position. Repeat with your left leg. Alternating legs, slowly do
as many as you can for 60 seconds, making sure to keep your hips and butt low.
2) Side Hip Drop
Target Area: Waist, Back, Hips & Shoulders
Lean on your left elbow with your body, right arm raised. Extend your right (top) leg as you lift your body and bend your left leg behind you, keeping it on the ground. Lower your hips a few inches, then lift back up. Slowly do as many small dips as you can for 30 seconds, then switch over to your right side and repeat.
3) Arrow Arm Crunch
Target Area: Abs & Waist
Start on your back with your knees bent, feet flat on the floor. Focus on using your abs to lift your upper body off the floor as you straighten your arms and bring your hands together. Reach to the left side, then back to the center, then to the right side and back to the center. Repeat for 30 seconds, rest, then do another 30-second set.
4) Leg Lift
Target Area: Lower Abs & Waist
Lie on your back and place your hands next to your hips. Lift your legs off the floor as you bend your right knee and straighten the left.· Keeping your right knee bent, lower both of your legs a few inches and then lift back up. Slowly do as many as you can for 30 seconds, then bend your left
knee, straighten your right leg and repeat.
5) Side Squat Reach
Target Area: Abs, Waist, Shoulders, Back & Thighs
Step out into a wide squat with your feet turned out and your knees bent. Keep your upper body straight up as you raise your right arm and reach over to your left side.· Bring your arm back down as you reach over to your right with your left arm.
Repeat this side-to-side motion for 60 seconds.
6) Torso Twist
Target Area: Abs, Shoulders & Thighs
Stand with your legs about a foot apart. Lift your arms out to your sides and bend them at the elbows so that your fists are next to your ears.· Lift your left knee to right elbow as you twist your torso. Return to the main position. Repeat for 30 seconds, then switch sides and repeat. Book appointments to spas, salons and gyms on spasalongym website!