Ab-Dominate Fridays

I won’t say that you’ll get a flat belly. I will say that you will have a toned belly. You’ll have so much muscle underneath that over layer of fat, that the lines will still appear. (Speaking from personal experience).

Weight loss is anywhere between 75- 90 percent diet and the remaining is exercise. The percentage only depends on which source you used.

As you exercise and build muscle, your metabolism will burn more calories to maintain the muscle as opposed to maintaining fat. This will increase your metabolism. Overall, it will help you lose that overlayer of fat in accordance with a healthy diet. Isn’t it fascinating how the cycle works?!

These are three exercises that will help you burn calories and strengthen your abdominals. They will also work
shoulders, arms, lower back, quads and glutes.

1. Planks
Get into a prone position on the floor, supporting your weight on your toes and your forearms. Your arms are bent and directly below the shoulder .Keep your body straight at all times. Your neck, shoulders, and hips should be inline. No butts in the air! Focus on engaging your abs.

2. Plank Rotations
Start in a pushup position with feet a little wider than they would be for a pushup. Rotate into a side plank, extending your a arm straight up. Rotate through your toes. There should no movement through the hips. Make sure you engage those abs!

3. Mountain Climbers
Begin in a pushup position, with your weight supported by your hands and toes. Flexing the knee and hip, bring one leg until the knee is approximately under the hip. Explosively reverse the positions of your legs, extending the bent leg until the leg is straight and supported by the toe, and bringing the other foot up with the hip and knee flexed.

I’ve included a video to demonstrate. My toddler did really well with the rotations!
Click On Me For Workout Demo

A great way to get a quick workout is to do 3 circuit sets. 1 min for each move with as little rest as possible.

Enjoy, Live life, Get fit!
Desert Life


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