Tired of crunches and sit ups? Try this targeted ab interval circuit the next time you want to challenge your abs! Watch to learn how to try it yourself with the help of Julia Hamer, former pro athlete and neuroscientist.
Interval Circuit Basics
Interval circuits, also known as interval training, is a group of different moderate- to high-intensity exercises with specific periods of rest. For this interval circuit, you will do 30 seconds of exercise, followed by 10 seconds of rest. You will repeat this “30 seconds on, 10 seconds off” 3 times over.
Workout Gear You’ll Need
There are a few different pieces of fitness equipment you’ll want to have before you start this exercise. Everything can be found at a gym, but if you invest in the equipment you can try this at home whenever you’d like!
- High Plank In & Outs: YogaJellies Cushioning Pads offer great support for your wrists (or knees!).
- Pilates Ball Crunches: This Mini Stability Ball helps keep you stable in this exercise.
- Russian Twists: The Mini Stability Ball is used in this exercise too! If you want extra support for your hips and waist area, opt for a cushier yoga mat like B MAT Strong or Manduka The Black Mat PRO.