Home Workout: 15 Minute Ab Workout

Follow this 15 minute ab home workout 3 times a day and get fitness back into your busy schedule.

Cross Body Crunch – 10 Reps 

Home Workout: 15 Minute Ab | Cross Body Crunches | Linked Fitness Community

This version of the crunch works both the upper and lower portion of the abs.

Steps

  1. Lie on your back and bring your knees up to a 60 degree angle, keep your feet flat on the floor.
  2. Place your hands on either side of your head (over your ears).
  3. Curl up raising your right elbow and your left knee so that they touch over your chest.
  4. Return to the starting position and repeat with alternate arms and legs.

Note: Contract your abs as you twist during this exercise.

  • Type: Compound
  • Primary: Abdominals
  • Equipment: Body

Bridging – 10 Reps

Home Workout: 15 Minute Ab | Bridging | Linked Fitness CommunityThis home workout is an excellent exercise for strengthening and maintaining the core muscles.

Steps

  1. Lift up hips and bum off the floor as you draw your abs in and keep your gluts tight.
  2. Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor.
  • Type: Isolation
  • Primary: Gluts
  • Secondary: Core
  • Equipment: Bbody

Side Plank (Both Sides) – 60 Seconds 

Home Workout: 15 Minute Ab | Side Plank | Linked Fitness CommunityThis home workout is an exercise for core strengthening.

Steps

  1. Lay on one side of your body with your legs straight and your forearm perpendicular to your body in front of you.
  2. Drawing your abs in, slowly raise yourself up so you are balanced on your feet and your forearm.
  3. Hold this position for 60 seconds and slowly return back to the starting position.
  4. Repeat on other side.
  • Type: Isolation
  • Primary: Core
  • Equipment: Body

Leg Raisers – 10 Reps 

Home Workout: 15 Minute Ab | Leg Raisers | Linked Fitness CommunityThis home workout is an exercise for lower abdominal strengthening.

Steps

  1. Lie on a flat bench with your hands under your hips supporting your back.
  2. Your legs should be unsupported by the bench from below your knees.
  3. With your feet together and your toes flexed upwards, raise your straight legs up a few cm off the bench; both of your legs should have no contact with the bench. This is your starting position.
  4. Keep your legs straight with a slight bend in the knees and raise your legs to just before 90 degrees with your hips.
  5. Pause at the top and lower your legs in slow controlled manner back to the starting position.

Tips

If you are pregnant you should contact your doctor prior to doing this exercise.

Ensure your back stays in contact with the bench at all times during this exercise.

  • Type: Isolation
  • Primary: Lower abdominals
  • Equipment: Body

Repeat this ab home workout 3 times daily.

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