Abs Jabs

Abs jabs are a dynamic core strength and conditioning drill that targets the abdominals, hip flexors, and lower back. This exercise also can be used to improve cardiovascular endurance.


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    Stand in a shoulder-width stance with a slight bend in the knees and one foot positioned slightly in front of you. Clench your hands into fists and draw them to your chin, elbows tucked to your chest. This is your starting position.
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    Throw a punch (jab) with your front arm, elbow to your side, and palm down. Quickly return your arm to your side.
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    Punch with your other arm, making sure you rotate hip forward in the direction of the punch. Your back heel will lift off the floor slightly. Pull arm back to starting position.
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    Perform a jab reach the first arm, throwing your fist up toward the sky. Repeat this jab with your other arm.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Twist your body to create power.
  • Make a full extension of the arm, extend the elbow on jabs.