Doing Abs? Try these 5 standing core exercises!

Doing Abs? Try these 5 standing core exercises!
Doing Abs? Try these 5 standing core exercises!

When it comes to abs we all want the perfect, toned abs so we do various exercises like planks, sit ups and crunches and whatever comes to your mind. Here are some abs exercises you can add in your core routine.

1.High Knee Lift:-

Step 1: Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart and arms extended out in front of you.

Step 2: Lift left knee up to hip height.

Step 3: Engage your core and maintain balance.

Step 4: Return to the starting position and repeat the same with the right knee.

High Knee Lift
High Knee Lift

2.Lunge crunch:-

Step 1: Get into a lunge position with your right knee at 90 degrees angle and your left leg stretched out behind you. Extend both your arms out in front of you.

Step 2: Tighten your core and move the back knee up and in towards your chest, while bringing down your arms towards your right knee.

Step 3: Bring back your left knee and leg at the starting position and arms up again.

Step 4: Ensure that you do the explosive movement as quickly and properly as you can. You can repeat the same with the other side.

Lunge crunch
Lunge crunch

3.Single leg deadlift:-

Step 1: Stand with feet about hip-width apart, holding a kettlebell at thigh level.

Step 2: Bend forward, extending your right leg straight behind you while lowering the kettlebell to the floor.

Step 3: Engage your glutes and hamstring as you get back up.

Step 4: Repeat the same and change the sides when you’re done with 10 reps.

Single leg deadlift
Single leg deadlift
4.Curtsy lunge to side leg lift:-

Step 1: Stand with your feet hip-width apart.

Step 2: With your core engaged, hands by your ears, elbows bent, position your right foot diagonally behind your left leg and bend both your knees to form a curtsy lunge.

Step 3: Next, bring up your right knee towards your right elbow.

Step 4: Again, lower your right foot and bring it behind your left leg. This completes one rep.

Step 5: You can switch to the other side once you complete all your reps.

Curtsy lunge to side leg lift
Curtsy lunge to side leg lift

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