The Ultimate Abs Blast

Written by  //  October 14, 2013  //  Sweat Circuits  //  4 Comments

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Becky Hart of FlyBarre shows you how to ditch that one pack for a six pack

 

How It Works
Do 10-15 reps of each exercise and four sets. Have a 60 sec rest between sets

 

High Plank With Jackknife
Begin with hands shoulder-width apart and wrists under shoulders. Place your feet hip-width apart and keep the body in a straight line. Lift your left leg while keeping your back still. Slowly pull your left knee between your elbows, then return to start. Repeat on other side.

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Obliques With Ball
Begin seated with the feet hip-width apart and ball between the knees. Squeeze ball throughout exercise. Place your right hand on the ball and tilt your hips and upper body back to a 45 degree angle. Pick up a small dumbbell in your left hand, and rotate your upper body so your left elbow moves towards the ground behind you. Straighten your left arm, returning to start with a straight spine. Repeat on other side.

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Kick Out With Ball
From a seated position place the ball behind your mid back.  Lean back at a 45 degree angle with your chest lifted and spine lengthened. Lift your left leg and keep toe pointed.  Flex your foot, kick your heel forward slowly while lowering your upper body onto the ball. Point the toes and draw the left knee towards the chest while you lift the upper body away from the ball and towards the knee.  Ball and back stay in contact throughout the exercise. Repeat on other side.

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Supine Scissors
Lie on your back with your hand supporting under your hips. Lift your legs toward the sky with straight or bent legs. Keep your lower back stable as you extend your left leg toward the ground – not touching. As you raise your left leg towards the sky, lower your right leg towards the ground. Alternate left and right sides.

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Oblique Twist With Band
From seated, place a ball between your knees and a resistance band around the back of your shoulder blades. Hold the ends of the band with your hands. Straighten your arms in front of your shoulders and tilt back from the hips to a 45 degree angle. Turn to your right side with lengthened arms reaching towards the right side. Return to centre before repeating on other side.

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To find out more about FlyBarre or to train with Becky visit http://dubai.flywheelsports.com Classes from Dhs110.

 

Photography IBP Shot on location at Engine Health & Fitness (www.ehf.ae).

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