Whether at home, in the gym or outdoors, these two moves will strengthen and tone your arms and abs WITHOUT any equipment. When summer comes, you’ll be ready!

1. Plank

Benefits

  • Strengthens core (abs and lower back area)
  • Tones abs and shoulder muscles

How To Do

  1. Get into a push-up position.
  2. Rest on forearms with arms positioned at shoulders width.
  3. Contract your abs and glutes. Keep body in a straight line.
  4. Hold position for as long as possible without allowing hips to sag. Add time as you build core strength.

 

2. Push Up

push up man

Benefits

  • Tones arms, chest and upper body
  •  Strengthens core (abs and lower back area)

How To Do

  1. Place palms on the floor at shoulders width.
  2. Extend legs behind you so body forms a straight line.
  3. Contract abs and glutes. This is the starting position.
  4. Take three seconds to lower body until elbows are at a 90-degree angle. Pause for one second. Take one second to raise body to the starting position.

Nutrition Tips

Though exercise plays a role, nutrition is most important in unveiling six-pack abs. Here are some helpful nutrition tips to unveil your six-pack:

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