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5 standing abs workout you need to try

Everybody has dreamed about having six-pack abs at some point in their lives and have tried doing crunches, sit-ups and all sort of abs workouts, right…? But have you tried any of these standing abs workouts before?

1. Standing bicycle

Studies suggests that the standing bicycle is proven to be 248% more effective than standard crunches! It will not only help you build your core strength; it will also improve your overall balance. In fact, this particular workout will help to burn more calories due to the additional muscles involved in the movement as compared to ordinary crunches.

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2.Rotating deadlift

Deadlifts are a great workout to strengthen your butt and work on your hamstrings but this variation will also bring your obliques- the muscles that run along the sides of your waist to attention! Also, you can try different variations for this workout; both legs, single-leg, with or without weights.

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3.Skating windmill

This workout focuses mainly on your core, glutes and quads and also works your outer and inner thighs. Remember to engage your core, and jump to the side as far as you can. Also, breathe and use the movement of your arms to gain momentum.

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4.Standing oblique bends

This workout is really simple and focuses solely on your abs area. You only need to stand with your feet hip-width apart and hands behind your head. Lift your left knee toward your left elbow while you bend your torso up. Switch sides and repeat.

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5.Warrior balance

A yogi would immediately recognize this workout. This workout or pose will help you to strengthens the legs, core and promotes better spinal alignment and balance!

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