Flatten your Abs
Training Goal - Who should try this workout?
This workout is perfect for anyone who wants to achieve a toned stomach area.
Target Area - Where will I feel it?
Throughout your entire Core area, so your abdominals and midsection will get a great workout
Benefits - How will it help me?
This workout will help you achieve that elusive six pack and just as importantly help prevent lower back injuries
Workout - What is it?
Mountain Climbers (Start in a push up position then slowly take one foot off the ground and bring your new to your chest)
Easier Option: simply hold the push up position with no lower body movement
Plank with single arm extension (Start on toes and elbows in plank position and reach out over your head with your arm, alternate arms)
TRX Crunch (Start with your feet suspended in the TRX straps and bring your knees to your chest)
Easier Option: alternate legs one at a time
Lying single leg hip extension (Lie on your back with your feet off the ground and knees at 90 degrees, slowly lower one leg at a time)
Easier Option: keep your knees and lower legs on the ground
Cool Down: Vertical foam roller lie, abdominal and lower back stretches.
Be sure to ask a member of the Fitness Team if you need to hand doing any of the exercises or to learn how to use any equipment you haven’t used before.
Time - How long is each exercise?
Aim for between 45 - 60 seconds per exercise movement with 10 sec recovery between exercises.
Intensity - How hard do I go?
Aim to complete 3 rounds of the exercises in a circuit to start, and if you want a challenge go for 4 or 5 rounds!
Equipment - What do I need?
Essential: TRX Straps