Beginner abs workout is for those men and women who have just recently started going to the gym, or started exercising at home. There is a trend now in people—ectomorphs, mesomorphs, or endomorphs—to get six pack abs.
In abs workout for beginners, you need to concentrate and focus more on working out your core, and not just getting a six pack abs. In other words, you can achieve six pack only when your core are ready for it.
For getting a sexy and lean stomach like washboard, your main focus should be on your diet—clean eating habits—and cardio exercises. “Abs are made in the kitchen” or “A great body is made in the kitchen” is what should be followed. See, everyone has six pack abs; it is just that it is hidden underneath a solid layer of fat. All that is needed is effective calorie burning so that the fat gets removed, layer by layer and the abs get to the forefront.
Important: You need to have patience. Remember “Rome was not built in a day.” Similarly, the “dream” six pack will not show if your diet is not effective. Also, not working out any body parts and just doing beginner ab workouts will never really bring out the six pack abs.
Given below are 8 ab workouts for beginners. You are going to do each workout per week. For example, you choose beginner abs workout #5 this week. This means you are going to do this workout Monday through Friday, or Monday through Saturday. For the following week, choose another workout, and so on.
Therefore, you daily gym/home schedule should look like (in the order given):
- Pre Workout Stretches
- Strength Training and/or Cardio
- A few Core Workouts that would also include Beginner Abs Workout of the week
- Post Workout Stretches
Beginner Abs Workout #1: Leg Pull-In
Do leg pull-in 15 reps, 3 to 4 sets. Between each set, take a breather (rest) for 45 seconds.
Beginner Abs Workout #2: Oblique Crunch
Do oblique crunch 10 reps each side, 3 to 4 sets. Take a breather of 45 seconds between each set.
Beginner Abs Workout #3: Reverse Crunch
Do reverse crunch 15 reps, 3 to 4 sets. Between each set, take a breather for 45 seconds.
Beginner Abs Workout #4: Crunches
Do crunches 15 reps, 3 to 4 sets. Take a breather of 45 seconds between each set.
Beginner Abs Workout #5: Hip Raise/Hip Thrust
Do hip raise 15 reps, 3 to 4 sets. Between each set, take a breather for 45 seconds.
Beginner Abs Workout #6: Cable Crunch
Do cable crunch 10 reps, 3 sets. Take a breather of 45 seconds between each set.
Beginner Abs Workout #7: Knee Raise (on Parallel Bars)
Do knee raise 10 reps, 3 sets. Between each set, take a breather for 45 seconds.
Beginner Abs Workout #8: Crunches (on Exercise Ball)
Do crunches with the help of exercise ball 15 reps, 3 to 4 sets. Take a breather of 45 seconds between each set.
Read “How to Get Flat Tummy“. It will help you to get some ideas about tummy fat reduction.
What do you think of the beginner abs workout? Aren’t these easy to do? Begin with these and you will soon start noticing the difference. “Abs are made in the kitchen” should always be kept in mind. Am I repeating myself? If you cannot do an exercise, ask your gym trainer. At home, you can watch related videos and learn the correct form and technique to perform each exercise.