4 Easy Moves To Keep Abs Tight

african american woman absIf you are one of these people who are trying to lose weight, especially around your midsection, you’ve probably discovered that your core is the hardest thing to work out. Don’t get discouraged!

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There are a few simple workouts that you can do in the gym or at home that will help shape up your midsection in no time. But remember, it will take dedication and hard work. Check out these four exercises to get those abs tight!

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Planks

This exercise requires you to hold your body weight up by engaging your core muscles while in a plank position. Perform this position by extending your legs behind you (similar to a push up position), resting your weight on your forearms. Hold this position for 30 seconds, rest for 15 seconds, then repeat four more times.

Leg Lifts

Leg lifts help to tighten the muscles in the lower abdominal region, which is typically a trouble spot for many. They can be done seated on the edge of a chair or a workout bench, or they can be performed while lying on your back on a yoga mat.

  • Seated:  Extend your legs out in front of you while sitting on the edge of your seat as you lean back slightly, place your hands on the sides of your seat near the base of your thighs and bring your legs…