9 of the Best Ab Workouts on YouTube
Let's get ready to rock those abs, strengthen your core, tighten your tummy, and improve your posture — these quick and powerful workouts target your midsection in under 10 minutes. We rounded up nine of the best workout videos on YouTube so you can piece together a (totally free) ab routine for the week. Mix and match, or try one of the videos and do the workout every day for the week. Now let's work!
10-Minute Abs Workout
This video will walk you through 10 different exercises at 45 seconds each (yay for rest in between!) that target the lower abdominal muscles, your six-pack zone (rectus abdominis), and the obliques!
Class FitSugar 5-Minute Flat-Belly Ab Workout
This standing workout is only five minutes and targets all areas of your midsection — it even includes a little cardio! Grab a medium-size dumbbell or even a heavy book to get started.
5 Best Lower Ab Moves
It can be tough to target the lower section of the rectus abdominis (aka your lower belly), but this Blogilates video shows you five moves that'll really tighten and tone.
10-Minute Dance Abs
Not into crunches? Fear not — this dance workout will rock your core, leave you sweaty and out of breath, and give you a chance to let loose and have fun.
The classic '90s workout 8-Minute Abs still works today — get ready for tons of crunches!
Maybe you don't have eight minutes? You probably have five though, right . . . ? With classic strength moves like Spider-Man planks and oblique crunches, you'll get coached through a lightning fast, core-building workout.
Intense Abs Workout Routine
This 10-minute video walks you through bodyweight exercises you may see in a Pilates class. No equipment required!
Blogilates 5-Minute Abs
Another killer five-minute routine from Blogilates will have you dripping in sweat — no breaks in between these moves! With bicycles and jack knives, you'll be burning like crazy in that core.
Class FitSugar Standing Abs
Get up off of that floor and get ready for a five-minute fast-paced standing ab workout that'll also work your booty a little bit, too.