Your intermediate ab circuit is here. Intensity will increase, building from our original Beginners Gym-Free Abs article and there are some new exercises added. As before, you can perform these core exercises at your local park, back garden and away from the gym.
We’re burning fat and focusing on developing a strong core, creating a strong foundation for all future exercise, and help you improve life in general.
For this session, aim for 40 seconds per exercise, followed by 20 seconds rest. This increases the intensity, without overload, forces change, but without the risk of burnout. During the rest periods try to keep moving to avoid cramp.
Before you continue, please remember that you need to warm up.
If are are unsure about some of the terms used in this article, it’s worth having a quick read through our Glossary of Terms before you get started with your workout.
Tip: to make it harder, try not to touch the floor when returning your legs after your knee raise.
Tip: to make it harder, simply add more weight.
Tip: to make it harder, you can perform this with a weight, such as a medicine ball, kettlebell, dumbbell or similar.
Tip: to make this tougher, simply go quicker!
Once that’s done rest a minute and then repeat, three or four times.
Before you finish, remember that you should spend time cooling down.
If your still longing for more core workouts the third and final part, advanced, will be here soon.