David Kirsch, Kayla Itsines and Jen Widerstrom share their ab challenges on Instagram (VIDEO)

One of Kayla Itsines' latest Instagram challenges is an at-home ab challenge, which includes a series of exercises which she says need 'minimal equipment but maximum effort.' — Picture via Instagram/Kayla Itsines
One of Kayla Itsines' latest Instagram challenges is an at-home ab challenge, which includes a series of exercises which she says need 'minimal equipment but maximum effort.' — Picture via Instagram/Kayla Itsines

NEW YORK, May 4 ­— If you’re looking for a new workout challenge this weekend, then head to Instagram to see some of the recent ab workouts from celebrity trainers and fitness influencers David Kirsch, Kayla Itsines and Jen Widerstrom, which are easy to do at home but will still effectively work your core.

David Kirsch

David says in a recent Instagram post that working out will help reduce our stress levels, which is particularly important at the moment when we are all stuck at home due to social distancing measures.

To help us keep moving he’s not only posted a plank exercise that can easily be done at home, but he’s also added an uplifting song to workout to.

 

 

All you need are some sliders, or even just towels if you don’t have any, place a foot on each one while in the plank position, and then use your arms and your core to pull you across the floor.

Just remember to keep your core engaged and don’t drop your hips. 

Kayla Itsines

With Kayla’s popular Sweat fitness programme already designed to be done at home even when we’re not in quarantine, the Instagram star always has ideas to share for at-home workout challenges.

One of her latest Instagram challenges is an at-home ab challenge, which includes a series of exercises — ab bikes and toe taps, bent leg raises and flutters, side planks with a hip lift and Russian twists — which Kayla says need “minimal equipment but maximum effort.”

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

AT HOME AB CHALLENGE #BBGatHome #SWEATatHome ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I challenge you to give this a try. 😈💪All you need to complete this workout is a dumbbell (or screw top milk carton filled with water or sand) and enough space to lay down a mat. These are some of my favourite ab exercises to do at home because they require minimal equipment but maximum effort. Let’s do this!! 🙌 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ✅Ab Bike & Toe Tap - 20 reps (10 each side) ✅Bent-Leg Raise & Flutters (1:4) - 10 reps ✅Side Plank & Hip Lift - 20 reps (10 each side) ✅Russian Twist (Feet Up) - 12 reps ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Try to complete 3 laps!! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ www.kaylaitsines.com/BBGatHome ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #BBG #BBGStronger #BBGBeginner #BBG2020 #BBGcommunity #fitnessvideo #abchallenge #athomeabs #abworkout

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Follow her recommendations for how many reps to do, and try to complete three laps in total.

Jen Widerstrom

Jen has also posted her own abs workout, after many of her Instagram followers specifically asked for one. In response, she’s given them a series of exercises which should be done for 30 seconds each.

Start with body saws, followed by controlled mountain climbers, double knee pulls, and finally, planked abductors. Jen also gives advice every step of the way on how to do each move, which is particularly useful if these are new to you. — AFP-Relaxnews

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Alright guys, YOU ASKED, I DELIVERED. I posted a story a few days ago asking what type of workouts and information would be helpful for you - I got a lot of requests for core work, so here you go. 💪💪💪 My “look good naked” ab routine. Ha... but seriously 😉🤣 THE WORKOUT: Complete 3-4 ROUNDS with 30s of each movement! ✦ Body Saws - Reach your head as far away from your heels as you can, completely isolating your shoulder movement and corseting your abs as you exhale. ✦ CONTROLLED Mountain Climbers - Keep a micro bend in your elbows and your body fully engaged as you pull each knee up through your breath, rounding your back at the top! ✦ Double Knee Pulls - Same rules apply as the above climbers! Just make sure you keep your hips level and only pull up as high as you are in control of. ✦ Planked Abductors - Keep your lats engaged with a downward motion towards your hips as you reach the working leg down and away for maximum contraction. Did you like these? Leave me a comment to let me know and don’t forget to save these for later. #tutorial #fitnesstutorial #abs #fitnesstrainer #fitnesscoach #getfitathome #widerSTRONG #widerstrom #dailyfitness #bodyweight #training #fitspo

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