Say hello to sweat and goodbye to fat, with kickboxing! A high impact workout great for promoting your heart health, building strength and shredding fat from all parts of your body including your abs! With the spring season approaching , here are 3 kickboxing core focused workouts you can do to tighten those core muscles. Be sure to combine these moves with your regular cardio routine like a kickboxing class and healthy diet to get optimum results!
Bob and Weave Circle
Step 1 Start in a sumo stance with your feet wider than hip-width apart, toes pointed outward, and hands in a fighting position directly in front of your face.
Step 2 : Bend your knees, push back your hips, and lower your body into a squat position while keeping your torso upright.
Step 3 : Side-crunch one shoulder toward your nearest hip. Continuing in a circular motion, round your upper back to crunch toward the front of your body. Then side-crunch to your far hip.
Repeat 3 : sets of 15 repetitions ( 1 rep = both a crunch on both sides)
Step 1 : Stand with your legs slightly apart, and your fists protecting your face. Bring your left knee up and extend your leg out in front of you.
Repeat 3 sets of 15 repetitions on each side
Want more ab work? here are three additional things to try.