Workout Wednesdays with Men’s Health: Tighten Up Your Core And Build Ripped Six-Pack Abs!
Here’s the unfortunate truth about building ripped six-pack abs: it doesn’t happen overnight. The good news? You don’t need tons of fancy equipment to get the abs you’ve always wanted.
Ready to learn how to train your core and build a six-pack? Here’s how:
In addition to working out your abs, plank rotations also bring the burn to your shoulders and arms.
Bicycles are a pretty standard move, but if you want to build abdominal strength and tone your thighs at the same time, they’re the way to go.
Modified Russian twists
For a core exercise that targets both the middle core and obliques, Russian twists are your go-to.
This exercise gives you maximum power for a core workout. While laying on your back with your legs straight in the air, lift your left-hand overhead and touch your toes. Resume the position, and then repeat on the other side.
More On Your MH Gym Buddy This Week: Culinary Writer & Presenter Victoria Cheng!
As her moniker The Chubby Ninja suggests, this isn’t one of those skinny fit girls you see who avoids exercising outdoors because she wants to maintain her ideal willowy and fair appearance. While Victoria may have started out her online persona more in the food and lifestyle department, she’s evolved into an uber-fit, obstacle-race alpha-female, and what we love is how she balances both aspects of her life in a healthy sustainable way. At the end of the day, that’s what us guys want as well- to be able to enjoy the occasional bah chor mee or nasi padang while still eking towards our dream six-pack.
By Gilbert Wong, Men’s Health Content Producer