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Best workouts to get toned Abs

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Bikini season is upon us. Want to get rid of belly flab and get bikini-ready abs fast? Try these abs-olutely easy tummy-toning workouts that you can do at home to firm, flatten and contour your waistline. Just do them 3-5 times per week is sufficient. Ready to get started? Let’s get your abs ready for summer!

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#1 Half boat

Sit on the floor with your knees bent and feet flat. Lean back 45 degrees, extend your arms forward, and lift your legs with knees bent 90 degrees to start. Slowly lower your body until middle back is on the floor while keeping head, shoulders and legs lifted. Slowly return to start position. This completes one rep. Do 15 reps.

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#2 Elbow plank with leg lift

Begin in a low plank position on your elbows. Keep abs engaged, belly button drawing in towards your spine as you kick your right leg straight up, foot flexed. Engage that booty as you alternate sides. Hold for three seconds, then lower your leg. Make sure you keep your body in a straight line and pelvis parallel to the floor. Repeat on the other side. This completes one rep. Do 15 reps.

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#3 Bicycle crunch

Lie flat on the floor with your lower back pressed to the ground and knees bent. Your feet should be on the floor and your hands are behind your head. Bring your knees in towards your chest and lift your shoulder blades off the ground. Straighten your left leg out while turning your upper body to the right, bringing your left elbow towards the right knee. Switch sides and repeat to complete one rep. Do 15 reps.

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#4 Spider plank

Begin in your full plank position. Bring your right knee toward the outside of your right elbow and then push it back to return to a plank position. Alternate sides to complete one rep.  Do 20 reps.

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#5 Side plank

Start in a high plank with your palms flat. Slowly rotate your entire body to the right into a side plank, and your right shoulder is stacked above your left wrist with your right hand extending toward the ceiling. Hold for 3 seconds, then return to start. That's one rep. Do 10 reps.

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