Let’s be honest. Sometimes it’s annoying going down on the floor to do ab workouts. Especially, when it’s not convenient. But you don’t have to hit the floor all the time. There are some powerful standing ab exercises that can give you amazing results. You just need the right combinations of workouts that will supercharge fat loss. This 6-minute standing abs workout will help you do exactly that.
1. Jump Oblique Twists
An awesome oblique and cardio workout. That being said, make sure to contract your abs during every twist. Your abdominal region should be on fire when you complete this set.
- Stand with both feet close together and hold both hands together parallel to the ground.
- You’re going to jump to either left or right creating a twist motion for every turn.
- During the jump twist motion, your abs should be contracted.
- Do as many reps during the specified time frame on the chart below.
2. Knee Chops
It really does work your upper and lower abdominal area.
- You can either start with a left or right knee.
- Make sure that your hands are locked together in the air and ready to meet your kneecap halfway down.
- Your abs should be contracted during motion.
- Perform as many reps during every 30 seconds with a good form.
3. Cross Toe Touches
An absolute oblique killer! It might look easy but with proper form, you should feel it in your obliques. After you touch your right toe, you will touch the left and repeat.
- Get into the wide stance position with both arms stretched parallel to the ground.
- Your back should be straight and perpendicular to the ground.
- Slowly lower your body while twisting your left hand to the right side and your right-hand touches your left toe.
- Return to position A, then do the same with your left hand touching your right toe.
- The big benefit of doing a standing ab workout
- Some persons have a back injury. Therefore, they find it difficult to get into crunch-like positions.
- Standing ab workout is quite easy on your back, so you won’t feel that much pressure.
- That being said, if you have a history of back or spinal injury, make sure that you consult with your doctor first before performing any type of workouts.