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The A-List 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.
  • J. Ryan Roberts

    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.
     
  • J. Ryan Roberts

    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.
  • J. Ryan Roberts

    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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