How to Get Washboard Abs- Without Crunches

This circuit routine uses cardio and resistance to work all areas of our abs and burn fat! Warm up for 3 minutes, the do each exercise for 1 minute with a 1 minute break between the 3-4 circuits.

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How to Get Washboard Abs- Without Crunches
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Knee Ups: Believe it or not but knee ups work the lower abs like madness. Complete for 1 minute to get those hard to work areas and burn some fat!

Knee Ups: Believe it or not but knee ups work the lower abs like madness. Complete for 1 minute to get those hard to work areas and burn some fat!

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Mountain Climbers: Get in plank position and alternate bringing the right then left leg in towards the chest as fast possible. Keep torso straight and bum down. Try lowered plank for an extra workout

Mountain Climbers: Get in plank position and alternate bringing the right then left leg in towards the chest as fast possible. Keep torso straight and bum down. Try lowered plank for an extra workout

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Tornado: start laying on your back with hands under your tail bone. Bring legs 2-5 inches off the ground and hold for 10-15 seconds in each position. Alternate the rotation per circuit

Tornado: start laying on your back with hands under your tail bone. Bring legs 2-5 inches off the ground and hold for 10-15 seconds in each position. Alternate the rotation per circuit

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Tornado: rotate legs to the right while keeping whole back on the ground

Tornado: rotate legs to the right while keeping whole back on the ground

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Tornado: rotate legs upwards, keep abs flexed.

Tornado: rotate legs upwards, keep abs flexed.

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Tornado: Rotate legs to the left, then back to starting. Your legs should go in a circle, the bigger the circle, the more the workout.

Tornado: Rotate legs to the left, then back to starting. Your legs should go in a circle, the bigger the circle, the more the workout.

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Plank Twists: Start in plank position. Dip hips to the left and right in a fluid motion. Make sure your torso is rotating and your hip is touching the ground

Plank Twists: Start in plank position. Dip hips to the left and right in a fluid motion. Make sure your torso is rotating and your hip is touching the ground

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Banana/Boat: start with arms and legs 12-24 inches off the ground with shoulders off the ground as well. Rotate to 4 positions (15 sec each) and alternate directions per circuit.

Banana/Boat: start with arms and legs 12-24 inches off the ground with shoulders off the ground as well. Rotate to 4 positions (15 sec each) and alternate directions per circuit.

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Banana/Boat: Roll to the side. Make sure not to use arms or legs to aid movement and keep shoulders off the ground

Banana/Boat: Roll to the side. Make sure not to use arms or legs to aid movement and keep shoulders off the ground

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Banana/Boat: Rotate to stomach and keep chest and thighs off the ground. Then, rotate to the next side before returning to stating boat position.

Banana/Boat: Rotate to stomach and keep chest and thighs off the ground. Then, rotate to the next side before returning to stating boat position.

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Boat Pose (advanced): lift legs and arms straight off the ground by contracting the abs alone. Hold for 1 minute. Bend legs and bring arms put to your side for a less intense workouts

Boat Pose (advanced): lift legs and arms straight off the ground by contracting the abs alone. Hold for 1 minute. Bend legs and bring arms put to your side for a less intense workouts

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You did it! Now take a one minute cool down and start it up again from the knee ups. Complete 3-4 circuits for a whole workout!

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