8/1/17 O&A NYC HEALTH AND WELLNESS TUESDAY: V Cut Abs Workout

The lower abdominal V cut is one of the most sought after looks. There is no such thing as spot reduction so if you have low body fat and you’re trying to build muscle on your obliques to get that “V” cut appearance these exercises with 30 seconds rest between each set will help you reach your goal.

V Cut Abs Workout

1. Spiderman Plank Crunch – Roll your shoulders out to stabilize your body, keep your body in a straight line and drive one knee outward and up to your elbow while crunching at the midsection. To make this harder, you can implement a pushup with the crunch.

2. Rotating Leg Lift Extensions – Starting position is with your back on the ground and legs up towards the ceiling. Once here, you will bring your butt/lower back off the ground by extending your legs towards the ceiling.. But while you do this, make sure you are implementing the twist of your hips otherwise it will only target lower abs and not obliques.

3. Floor Wipers – Starting in the same position as the leg lift extensions except with your arms out to the side for shoulder stabilization. From there, you will lower your legs down to one side until your feet are about 2 inches off the ground and you will bring your legs back up to starting position. Make sure you are focusing on engaging your obliques here and not using your upper body to power your leg movement.

4. Bicycles – Lay on your back with your legs out straight, your hands behind your head and your elbows out to the side. From here you will bring one knee up and one elbow down to meet that knee. What you want to focus on here is the twisting and crunching of your ABS! Imagine as if you are trying to get your shoulder to touch your knee so that you’re not cheating your way through the exercise.

About OutandAboutnycmag

Out & About NYC Magazine was founded to offer the arts and lifestyle enthusiast a fresh new look at New York City. We will showcase the established and the emerging, the traditional and the trendy. And we will do it with élan, and panache with a dash of fun.
Bookmark the permalink.

2 Comments

  1. This was great! I’ll be doing this at home. Would you recommend this everyday?

    • No even with abs they need to recuperate. U could do abdominal rectus (crunches etc) with your chest day. Obliques with back and lower abs with legs. And then do a workout just for abs. Or you could do this every other day (less complicated.)

Leave a Reply