Abs workout for men at home

25 June 2019

Fitness

Are you wondering how to get in a killer ab workout for men at home? Luckily, you don’t have to be at the gym to get a proper abdominals workout in. And if you actually get in the habit of doing an abs workout for men at home, the more likely you will be consistent and start strengthening your abs more quickly, since you don’t have the excuse of not being able to get to the gym!

Let’s go on to learn some abdominal exercises for men at home, then a couple examples of a six pack abs workout for men at home.

Crunches

Muscles Involved: Abdominals

How to: First, lie on the floor facing upwards with your legs bent and hands on your head for support. Inhale and begin to bring your chest up until just before your lower back would lose contact with the ground. Exhale and return to a position where your upper back is in contact with the floor. Complete subsequent reps starting from step 2.

Swinging High Kicks

Muscles Involved: Abdominals, Glutes, Hamstrings

How To: First, position both of your feet shoulder width apart while standing upright. Raising one leg, while keeping it straight extend it behind you while allowing yourself to bend at the waist. Kick the raised leg forward as far as you can without allowing it to bend at the knee. Bring your leg back down to a standing position with your feet shoulder width apart. Complete subsequent reps starting from step 2, alternate legs.

High Knees

Muscles Involved: Abdominals, Calves

How To: First, position both of your feet shoulder width apart while standing upright. Raise one leg in front of you while bending it and preventing motion in your torso. Bring your leg back down to a standing position with your feet shoulder width apart. Complete subsequent reps starting from step 2, alternate legs.

Mountain Climbers

Muscles Involved: Abdominals

How To: Begin by entering a push-up position, keeping your arms in line with your shoulders, and legs fully extended. Inhale and draw one knee up towards your abdomen while bending it and not allowing your torso or other leg to rotate. Exhale and extend that leg returning to its starting position. Complete subsequent reps starting from step 2.

Note: It is crucial to keep your core stable while doing mountain climbers so that you 1., you get the main benefit of the workout but also 2., so that you protect your back.

Burpees

Muscles Involved: Abdominals, Deltoids, Glutes, Hamstrings, Pectorals, Quadriceps, Triceps Brachii

How To: First, position your feet shoulder width apart, with arms extended by your sides while standing upright. Squat as low as you comfortably can by bending your knees to lower your torso. Lower your body to assume a push-up position by placing your hands on the ground in front of you, and then extending your legs behind you. Squeezing the abs and glutes while maintaining a flat back, bend your arms, lowering your body until your chest is about 1 inch from the ground. Push through the palms of your hands. Once your arms are fully extended, keep your palms on the ground while jumping forward and bending your legs into a squatting position. Remove your palms from the ground, explode up into a jump, and land on feet as softly as possible.

Complete subsequent reps starting from step 2.

Bicycles

Muscles involved: Abdominals

How to do Bicycles: First, lie on the floor facing upwards with your legs bent and hands on your head for support. Raise both of your legs while maintaining bent knees so that your thighs are roughly perpendicular to the ground. Inhale and begin to bring your chest up, rotating your torso in one direction while bringing the opposite leg into your abs. Continue until your knee makes contact with the opposite elbow. Exhale while bringing your leg back to a position perpendicular to the floor, and lowering your upper back until it is almost in contact with the ground. Complete subsequent reps starting from step 3, alternating the direction of rotation and leg used.

Superman Raises

Muscles involved: Abdominals, Deltoids, Glutes, Hamstrings

How to do Superman Raises: Begin by lying on the floor on your stomach with your legs fully extended behind you and arms fully extended ahead of you. Raise both arms and both legs simultaneously without lifting your butt or chest off the ground. Lower both arms and legs simultaneously without resting them on the ground. Complete subsequent reps starting from step 2.

Now that we’ve gone over how to do these abdominal exercises properly, let’s go on to some of the best abs workout for men at home.

Killer Ab Workout For Men At Home

25 Swinging High Kicks Rest - 30 seconds 40 Crunches Rest - 30 seconds 20 Burpees Rest - 30 seconds 30 High Knees

Repeat circuit 2-3 times. Cool down for 5 minute afterwards.

20 Swinging High Kicks Rest - 30 seconds 20 Bicycles Rest - 30 seconds 1-minute Plank Rest - 30 seconds 20 Superman Raises Rest - 30 seconds 20 Mountain Climbers Rest - 30 seconds 25 Crunches

Repeat circuit 2-3 times. Cool down for 5 minutes afterwards.

So there you have it, effective exercises and abs workouts you can do at home! Now it’s time to get to training.

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