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.

Dead Bugs

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Dead Bugs

Why: Targets your upper abs, lower abs and obliques with one movement.

How: Lie on your back with your legs straight and arms overhead. Lift your left leg up and touch your foot with your right hand. Lower your leg and arm to the starting position. Repeat with your opposite arm and leg, and continue in alternating fashion for the specified number of reps.

Sets/Reps: 2×5 each side

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Why: Targets your upper abs, lower abs and obliques with one movement.

How: Lie on your back with your legs straight and arms overhead. Lift your left leg up and touch your foot with your right hand. Lower your leg and arm to the starting position. Repeat with your opposite arm and leg, and continue in alternating fashion for the specified number of reps.

Sets/Reps: 2×5 each side


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