Workout Routines

Today's Workout 41: The 4-move circuit for ripped abs

Build core strength and muscle definition with this straightforward circuit.

Man Does Medicine Ball Russian Twist Exercise
Duration 30-45
Exercises 4
Equipment Yes

This intense, four-move routine will pound every muscle group in your midsection to build serious strength and insane definition. Plain and simple.

The exercises in this circuit—"Supermans," Russian twists with a medicine ball, dead stop pushups, and leg raises—may not be anything fancy, but they are effective. Incorporate this workout into your weekly fitness regimen and you'll see for yourself what we're talking about.

Directions

You'll do this workout as a circuit, meaning you'll complete each exercise consecutively without rest. Once you've finished all exercises, rest for 30 seconds. Repeat the entire circuit for 5 to 10 rounds.

Depending upon your ability, you may shorten or lengthen the rest period. You may also complete more or fewer rounds.

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Today's Workout 41 The 4-move circuit for ripped abs (do 5-10 rounds)

Exercise 1.

Superman You'll need: No Equipment How to
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-- sets
10 reps
0 sec. rest

Exercise 2.

Medicine Ball Russian Twist You'll need: Medicine Ball How to
Medicine Ball Russian Twist  thumbnail
-- sets
10 reps
0 sec. rest

Exercise 3.

Dead Stop Pushup You'll need: No Equipment How to
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-- sets
10 reps
0 sec. rest

Exercise 4.

Leg Raise You'll need: Bench How to
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-- sets
10 reps
30 sec. rest
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