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Make a list of abs-boosting workouts in the gym.

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Here are some abs-boosting workouts that you can do in the gym:

1. Planks: Planks are a great workout for building core strength and stability. To do a plank, start in a push-up position, but instead of lowering yourself to the ground, hold yourself up on your forearms and toes. Keep your body in a straight line from your head to your heels and hold the position for as long as you can.

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2. Sit-ups: Sit-ups are a classic exercise for building abdominal strength. Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the ground. Place your hands behind your head or across your chest, then lift your upper body off the ground by contracting your abs. Lower yourself back down to the starting position and repeat.

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3. Russian twists: Russian twists are a great exercise for working your obliques, the muscles on the sides of your abdomen. Sit on the ground with your knees bent and your feet flat on the ground. Lean back slightly and lift your feet off the ground, keeping your knees bent. Twist your torso to the right and touch your hands to the ground beside your hip, then twist to the left and touch the ground on the other side. Repeat for several reps.

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4. Cable crunches: Cable crunches are a variation of the traditional crunch that uses a cable machine for resistance. Kneel in front of a cable machine with the rope attachment above your head. Grasp the rope with both hands and bring your elbows down to your knees by contracting your abs. Slowly return to the starting position and repeat.

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5. Leg raises: Leg raises are a great exercise for targeting your lower abs. Lie on your back with your hands under your hips for support. Lift your legs off the ground and raise them as high as you can, then slowly lower them back down to the starting position. Repeat for several reps.

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Remember to always use proper form and to consult a professional trainer if you’re unsure about any of these exercises or have any pre-existing injuries or conditions.


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