Did You Know You Can Use a Foam Roller to Get Stronger? Try This 20-Minute Ab Workout
You may have used a foam roller to help ease or prevent tight muscles for workout recovery, but did you know you can use one to get stronger? ACE health coach and NASM-certified personal trainer Brittany Noelle created this 20-minute ab and glute workout for POPSUGAR that uses a foam roller to strengthen your core. She said these six exercises will also build stability and solid core foundation, which is helpful for everyday movements and other workouts you do.
20-Minute Foam-Roller Ab and Glute Workout
Equipment needed: foam roller
|Dead Bug||3 sets of 24 reps, followed by a 30- to 60-second rest|
|Roll-Up||3 sets of 12 reps, followed by a 30- to 60-second rest|
|Russian Twist||3 sets of 24 reps, followed by a 30- to 60-second rest|
|Plank||3 sets of 30-second holds, followed by a 30- to 60-second rest|
|Bird Dog||3 sets of 24 reps, followed by a 30- to 60-second rest|
|Quadruped Glute Press||3 sets of 15 reps per side, followed by a 30- to 60-second rest|
After the workout, do this 10-minute stretching routine.
Read on for directions for each exercise.