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The A-List Ab Workout

Sculpt a rock-solid bod like Madonna's: Just steal these exercises from her fave ab workout.

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Incline Core Scissors

What you'll need: a pair of 1- to 3-pound dumbbells and a small exercise ball (such as a Mini-Core Ball, $8, naturalfitnessinc.com) or a rolled-up towel

Targets: Back, abs, obliques, and legs

  • Lie faceup on floor, knees bent, feet flat, with ball beneath tailbone, arms slightly out to sides, palms on floor.
  • Extend both legs directly up.

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Kneeling Flye

Targets: Back, chest, abs, quads, and inner thighs

  • Kneeling on floor with ball between inner thighs, hold a dumbbell in each hand, arms out to sides at shoulder level with elbows bent 90 degrees (like a goalpost), palms facing forward.

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Core Flex

Targets: Chest, back, arms, and abs

  • Holding a dumbbell in each hand, lie faceup on floor with knees bent, feet flat, ball beneath mid-back so that head and shoulders are lifted. MAKE IT EASIER: Do move without dumbbells.
  • Bring arms out to sides at shoulder level, elbows slightly bent so palms almost face each other.

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Child's-Pose Ski Slope

Targets: Back, shoulders, arms, abs, quads, inner and thighs

  • Holding a dumbbell in each hand, arms by sides, kneel on floor, squeezing ball between inner thighs.
  • Hinge forward from hips and lower butt to heels until forehead touches floor in child's pose, resting hands on floor by ankles, palms up.

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Upright Oblique Twist

Targets: Back, shoulders, abs, and obliques

  • Holding a dumbbell in each hand, sit on floor with knees bent, feet flat and ball behind lower back.
  • Lift arms to shoulder level in front of you, palms down.

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carolynjbell wrote:

I would rather see a printable list of the exercises with photos than the videos. It takes too much time to try to pull up each video.

10/8/2012 05:55:50 PM Report Abuse
aoiferyan2 wrote:

not so much a series of moves on how to get rock hard abs as it is an advertisement for that stupid small ball thing.

8/13/2012 09:42:33 AM Report Abuse
tiptoegsxr wrote:

Tells docwardward1, "there is no #6. These are 'Madonna's 5 Moves for Rock-Hard Abs.' We just get screwed, b/c we read 'Slide 5 of 6.'

4/10/2012 07:44:03 PM Report Abuse
docwardward1 wrote:

Where's Number 6????????????????????

7/26/2011 10:05:19 AM Report Abuse

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