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Crunch Free Abs

Posted on the 17 October 2014 by Health_news

Crunch Free Abs

Great abs is on the list of many fitness enthusiasts. While there are several ways to get desirable abs, people do not want to opt crunches for the same. Crunches seem to be the toughest idea to many people. Many people cut off great abs from their list because they think that crunches are the only way to get them. However, here is a workout that is free of crunches but offers the boon of great abs to all those people who perform it religiously.

Details of the Workout

This is one of the best crunch-free routines for the abs. it blends light cardio exercises with core toning. This workout will not strain the back or result in backaches and even offer great abs. it is the right workout for beginners who desire to start from somewhere. The best thing about this exercise routine is that it is not only crunch-free but also free of any type of fitness equipments. It does not require any fitness equipments for performing the exercises. The requirement of space too is minimal. All this makes this work-out an easily performable one. It can be done by people living in dormitory, in the hotel room or even during office breaks.

The Exercise Routine

There are different types of exercises in this routine; designed for the abs. every exercise needs to be performed for just 50 seconds. The routine duration totals ten minutes and results in great abs. the rest period between every exercise, however, is quite limited. One just gets ten seconds between every exercise for relaxation. The highlight is that every exercise in this program is low impact. One does not need to warm up prior to beginning the routine. These standing abs-workout exercises count as light warm up to prepare the body for difficult routine.

The Exercises

For Double chop knee pulls, one has to start with both the arms over the head, pull them down and place them across the body two times. Reset and repeat on opposite side. For Torso Twist Jabs, one has to do a shallow squat. Now, twist the torso and push every fist diagonally across the body. The person needs to maintain the bend in the knees and go deeper, making it challenging. For standing toe touches, one has keep the back straight and lift every leg in front of the body, while bringing the opposite hand down for touching the toe. Lower the leg and bring the arm up above the head. This needs to be repeated for opposite limbs. One need to make sure that there are no jerking motions. For side bends, one has to extend the arms straight out and gradually bend from side to side.

Calories Burnt

This fitness routine helps burn five to seven calories every minute for a ten-minute workout session. In totality, it helps burn around 50 to 70 calories per session. This is very much interesting as it does not involve any crunches and helps burn calories and even result in great abs.


Beginners need not sweat over heavy crunches to get in shape now. This workout routine fits perfectly in every regimen and helps offer desirable shape.

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