The Ultimate Ab Workout for Athletes

Perform this six-exercise ultimate ab workout to increase your core strength, improve your performance on the field and get six-pack abs.

Knee-to-Elbow Planks

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Knee-to-Elbow Planks

Why: Targets your abs, obliques, low back and even your hip flexors.

How: Assume a push-up position with your body in a straight line. Flex your right hip and touch your right knee to your left elbow. Extend your leg behind your body to return to the starting position. Repeat on the opposite side and continue in alternating fashion for the specified number of reps. 

Sets/Reps: 2×5 each side

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Why: Targets your abs, obliques, low back and even your hip flexors.

How: Assume a push-up position with your body in a straight line. Flex your right hip and touch your right knee to your left elbow. Extend your leg behind your body to return to the starting position. Repeat on the opposite side and continue in alternating fashion for the specified number of reps. 

Sets/Reps: 2×5 each side


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