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4 Ways to Strengthen Your Core

Strengthen Your Core
Strengthen Your Core

How to get a six-pack? These 4 workouts as below really help to strengthen your core and firm your abs without equipment. Burn calories! Burn belly fat!

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(1) Plank Shoulder Taps

Step 1: Start in a high plank position with your feet hip-width apart, your hands under your shoulders and your core engaged.

Step 2: Lift your right arm and tap your left shoulder with your hand. Return to a plank position.

Step 3: Switch. Lift your left arm and tap your right shoulder with your hand. Return to a plank position.

Step 4: Repeat.

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(2) Knee Planks

Step 1: Kneel on the ground. Bring your elbows to the ground right below your shoulders. Clasp your hands together.

Step 2: Keeping your forearms and knees on the ground. Raise yourself upwards until your body is in a straight line from your head to your knees.

Step 3: Hold the position for as long as you can.

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(3) Reverse Plank Kicks

Step 1: Sit on the ground with your legs out in front of you.

Step 2: Place your hands and palms down on the ground with your fingertips pointing towards your lower body. Place your feet together.

Step 3: Push up and lift yourself upwards until your body is in a straight line from your head to your toes. Keep your arms and legs straight.

Step 4: Lift your right leg off the ground to a 45-degree angle.

Step 5: Lower your right leg back down to the ground.

Step 6: Lift your left leg off the ground to a 45-degree angle.

Step 7: Lower your left leg back down to the ground.

Step 8: Repeat.

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(4) Squat Jacks

Step 1: Stand straight on the ground with your feet together. Put your palms together at your chest.

Step 2: Jump your feet out and bend your knees simultaneously in a squat position.

Step 3: Keep your core engaged, the weight in your heels and chest up.

Step 4: Using your heels and jump back to the starting position.

Step 5: Repeat.