10 Standing Moves Six Pack Abs: Get Sexy And Strong Core

Many people love doing standing moves six pack abs for the simple reason that they are neither inclined nor interested to do floor abs exercises–for some reason or the other. To get six pack abs and a sexy and strong core, it is not written anywhere that you can do abs exercises only on floor. 10 standing moves six pack abs tend to burn calories more than floor abs exercises, involve more muscles at one time, and carves and strengthen your core.

I personally prefer this abs workout for the simple reason that I don’t like doing floor abs exercises.

Do the abs workout at gym, home, wherever, and see your core getting carved, cut and strong. You don’t need any medicine ball, stability ball, dumbbell, barbell, or kettlebell to do the moves. Simply put, no equipment or gear is required. What you require is a small space.

You are required to carry out the abs workout 3-4 days a week, after you complete your cardio or strength/weight training session. You will get sure result.

This abs workout, or any other exercises like strength/weight training, etc., you should know when to breathe in, and when to breathe out. This is the most vital aspect for any physical training. 

The images will give you some idea how each standing moves six pack abs is to be done. Thereafter, you can search on the Net for related video that would help you understand the moves and postures better.

To start with the abs workout, (1) make sure to keep your abs contracted—do not leave it loose; (2) do warm up stretches for 3-5 minutes; (3) do all the 10 moves one after the other without any break one time—do not repeat the moves; and (4) do cool down stretches for 3-5 minutes. You are done!

  • 10 Standing Moves Six Pack Abs #1: Standing Side Crunches/Standing Elbow to Knee Crunches/Side Plank Crunches

standing moves six pack abs standing side crunches

(30 reps) (first 15 reps with the right leg; then 15 reps with the left leg)

This move is comparatively easier than the other moves. Nevertheless, make sure to get the posture correct and do not lose your balance.

  • 10 Standing Moves Six Pack Abs #2: Standing Leg Lifts/Long & Lean Ballerina Workout

standing moves six pack abs standing leg lifts

(30 reps) (first 15 reps with the right leg; then 15 reps with the left leg)

In this move, do not try to force up each leg. Let your leg go up naturally to a height your body can balance. Every time you return a leg, do not touch the floor. Initially, you may not be able to do it maintaining your balance; with practice, you will be perfect.

  • 10 Standing Moves Six Pack Abs #3: Standing Knee Drives/Reverse Lunge Knee Drives

standing moves six pack abs standing knee drives

(30 reps) (first 15 reps with the right leg; then 15 reps with the left leg)

Maintain a correct posture while doing standing knee drives. If, by chance, you have slight knee pain, then make sure not to bend the knee too much.

  • 10 Standing Moves Six Pack Abs #4: Standing Side to Side Twists/Standing Oblique Twists

 standing moves six pack abs standing side to side twists

(alternating; 30 reps)

Though the image above shows the person doing standing side to side twists with an exercise rod, you will do it free hand. You will extend both your hands in front and twist from side to side. Your should keep looking in front and not twist your head every time you are twisting your torso.

  • 10 Standing Moves Six Pack Abs #5: Squat Lunge Knee Up and Twist/Squat Lunge and Knee Twist/Step Back into Knee Up and Twist

standing moves six pack abs squat lunge and knee twist

(30 reps) (first 15 reps with the right leg; then 15 reps with the left leg)

Do not lose balance while doing this move. It is an excellent move if you can master it.

  • 10 Standing Moves Six Pack Abs #6: Standing Bicycle Crunches

standing moves six pack abs standing bicycle crunches

(alternating; 24 reps)

Do standing bicycle crunches with jump movement. In the image above, you can make out that she is in a slight jump mode, and not doing the move in a static standing position.

  • 10 Standing Moves Six Pack Abs #7: Standing Single Leg Superman

standing moves six pack abs standing single leg superman

(alternating; 24 reps)

Similar to lying superman, standing single leg superman is an excellent move provided your posture is correct and you do not lose balance.

  • 10 Standing Moves Six Pack Abs #8: Standing Single Leg Vertical Crunch

standing moves six pack abs standing single leg vertical crunch

(30 reps) (first 15 reps with the right leg; then 15 reps with the left leg)

Do exactly as shown in the above image but make sure you do not lose balance and fall down.

  • 10 Standing Moves Six Pack Abs #9: Standing Ab Isolation Crunch

standing moves six pack abs standing ab isolation crunch

(30 reps)

Standing ab isolation crunch is an importance exercise. Do not try to mess it up and end up with core injury. Let your trainer guide you. If you will do it at home, make sure to watch its video over and over again to do the crunch perfectly.

  • 10 Standing Moves Six Pack Abs #10: Standing Windmill

standing moves six pack abs standing windmill

(alternating; 24 reps)

Maintain a medium pace when you are doing standing windmill—neither too fast nor too slow. In the above image, the lady is doing a cross windmill—right to left. If you want, you can do same side windmill, that is, left to left, right to right. The move will be to go from one side to the other.

Conclusion

If the 10 standing moves six pack abs is new to you and you will be trying the moves out for the first time, then start with 10-12 reps each move. With time and if you do it 3-4 days a week, increase the reps to what has been mentioned above.

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