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To help keep your workouts on track, try these three killer ab moves!
1. Cable Rope Crunch: Place a rope attachment on the cable and kneel below the cable. Hold onto the rope attachment and pull the rope directly in front of you. Curl towards your knees and contract your abs while you pull down. Slowly return to your starting position. Perform 2 sets of 20 reps.
2. Roman Chair Leg Lifts: Situate yourself in the Roman chair with your back and forearms braced against the pads. Raise your knees to a right angle. Exhale while you raise your legs and inhale as you lower them to the starting position. Perform 2 sets of 25 reps.
3. Decline Crunch with Medicine Ball: Lie down on a decline bench with a medicine ball or a 10-25 lbs weight. Hold the weight straight up and crunch. Imagine you’re pushing the ball to through the ceiling. Only your shoulders and upper back come of the bench. Perform 2 sets of 30 reps.
There’s a snarky remark that you occasionally hear in gyms and fitness centers: “You’re not sweating, it’s the fat crying.” In fact, most of the clients I see have one thing in common: they want to lose weight, or more specifically, they want to lose fat.
While the gym can be an intimidating environment for the uninitiated, especially for some members of the LGBTQ+ community, it doesn’t have to be that way.