Exercises for Six Pack Abs

4 Weeks to a Hard Core

Carve your core with a revolutionary system that challenges every muscle in your body

Incinerate Fat and Reveal Your Abs

If you think doing crunches, crunches, and more crunches is the best way to build your abs, prepare to be enlightened. Every exercise in this routine, based on the science in our book, The New Rules of Lifting for Abs, strengthens your core—yet you won't find a single crunch. Or side bend. Or situp. What you will discover is the most effective way to train your abs from every single angle while burning off the fat that hides them. There's nothing complicated. In fact, revealing your abs has never been simpler.

Directions
Perform this total-body workout 3 days a week, but be sure to rest at least 1 day between each session. This workout is separated into two sections: core and strength. Use the directions below, making sure you perform the core exercises first before moving on to complete the two strength supersets.

The Core Workout
Do exercises 1-3 in the order shown, completing all the prescribed sets of each exercise before moving on to the next.

The Strength Workout
Do 1 set of 12 reps of exercise 4, and rest for 45 seconds. Then do 1 set of 12 reps of exercise 5 and rest for another 45 seconds. Repeat until you've completed 3 sets of each exercise. Then move on to exercises 6 and 7 and follow the same instructions.

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