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Halle Berry Just Shared 7 Moves That Helped Her Sculpt Those Insane Abs
Halle Berry’s body is a work of freaking art, so it makes sense that people have some serious Qs about how she’s able to look that amazing. Well, Halle recently opened up about her go-to ab workout, so you can steal them for yourself.
In her latest Fitness Friday video on Instagram, Halle and her trainer Peter Lee Thomas demo-d the ab exercises that she’s been doing to “accelerate muscular ab growth in preparation for my next film”. Basically, it sounds like these core moves can help you get abs fast—and what’s not to love about that?
It’s not just about looking jacked, though. Halle points out on Instagram that “a strong core supports EVERY other part of your body.” Plus, “if you’re performing exercises correctly, you’re always engaging your core—now, that’s a win/win!”
And, the moment you’ve all been waiting for…here’s Halle’s abs circuit:
1.Bear Crawl Bench Up And Downs
How to: Get on your hands and knees facing a couch or bench. Your hands should be directly under your shoulders, and knees are hovering off the floor, with weight in your toes. Then slowly and without twisting your hips, lift your left hand up and place it on the bench. Then do the same with your right. Return to your starting position, one hand at a time. That’s one rep.
2. Lateral Hop With Bench
How to: Place your hands on a bench and stand with your legs together one one side. Then, jump both legs over the bench to the other side, and jump right back. That’s one rep.
3. Reverse Bear Crawl Bench Up And Downs
How to: Get on your hands and knees facing away from a couch or bench. Your hands should be directly under your shoulders, and knees are hovering off the floor, with weight in your toes. Then, keeping your arms straight, lift your right foot onto the bench, followed by your left. That’s one rep.
4. Hanging Oblique Crunch
How to: Start by hanging from a pullup bar. Bend your knees and lift them to the left side of your body. Return to start, then repeat on the right side. That’s one rep.
5. Hanging Leg Lift
How to: Start by hanging from a pullup bar, with legs dangling. Slowly lift your legs up until they’re parallel to the floor. Lower back to start. That’s one rep.
6. Hanging Knee Lift
How to: Start by hanging from a pullup bar, with legs dangling. Bend your knees and lift them to your chest. Lower back to start. That’s one rep.
7. Hanging Windshield Wipers
How to: Start by hanging from a pullup bar, with legs dangling. Using your core, lift your butt and legs into the air until your back is nearly parallel with the floor. Swing your legs to the left side of your body. Then, using your obliques, swing them to the right side. That’s one rep.
So…real talk: This ab exercises are not easy to do, especially when you do them all in one ab workout. But try adding one or a few to your existing routine for some Halle-Berry-level results.
This article originally appeared on Women’s Health US.
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