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Final Entry Info + Summary: “Fab Abs” Day 28

Today is Day 28 in our “Fab Abs” challenge, I am posting this final entry info NOW but I want you to take your pictures/stats  tomorrow instead of today.

 

Your challenge today is to PREPARE to take your final pics and stats tomorrow.

Use these 4 tips to help your final stats and pics be even better:

1- put a coat of self tanner on your abs tonight and then again prior to snapping your pic tomorrow

2- limit your salt intake today and don’t eat until after you take your stats and pics tomorrow morning

3- do some extra “sweating” tonight and/or tomorrow morning prior to pics. I like adding 20 mins of extra cardio prior to bed and then again first thing in the morning- pretend like you are a fighter needing to weigh in tomorrow 🙂

4- do at least 2 of your favorite ab challenges today and again prior to taking your pics– it’ll help them POP! I’ve posted a summary of all 28 days below.

 

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Final entry to be posted in your www.TeamBuffMother.com blog titled “Fab Abs entry for __________ (your first name and last initial)” or you can email it to me buffmother@gmail.com

Name:
RallyRoom user name:

Height:

Starting weight:
Ending weight:

 

Starting waist relaxed:
Ending waist relaxed:

 

Starting waist sucked in:
Ending waist sucked in:

 

PHOTOS~
Starting Front photo:
Ending front photo:

 

Starting side photo:
Ending side photo:

 

Thoughts about the contest~ a short essay about how the contest helped you, what your favorite info was and your progress during the 28 days:

 

 

 

*Optional extra stats can be included like cycle day, caliper or body fat measurements.

 

Thanks so much,

Michelle

(Summary of FAB ABS goes here)

RE-test Sit ups: “Fab Abs” Day 27

Day #4’s “Fab Abs” challenge was to do THIS SIT UP TEST~ Well, it’s time to RE-test and see how much better you’ve gotten because of your commitment to this challenge over the past month.

Be sure to post your results!!

TEST notes:

  1. The test is to do as many sit ups as you can in 60 seconds- similar to what you did as a kid in Presidential Fitness Tests
  2. If you don’t feel “sit ups” are for you, you can choose to test using and alternate exercise. Ideas: crunches,  hands on hammies sit ups, knee ups–
  3. As many as you can in 60 seconds– aim to improve over the next couple weeks.  Plan to retest on Fab Abs Day #27
  4. The goal is to measure is for core strength. A 6 pack is not the only goal– we need to have strong lower backs, hips, t-abs and good posture

 

Have fun and be sure to report in once you are done!!

Jumping Abs: “Fab Abs” Day 26

The DAY 26 of FAB ABS challenge is to make you aware of how much JUMPING really improves your ABS…Your challenge is to do this “Jumping ABS”:

 

  1. Jump one leg at a time alternating right and left x 30
  2. Wide stance jumping x30
  3. Wide stance with kick out to side x30
  4. Normal stance kicking to front x 30
  5. Kick behind you with thigh down x30
  6. High knees x30
  7. L-extended stretch crunch, hold 3 sec x20
  8. Shoulder up down ab side crunch- hips stationary x16-30reps
  9. Add hip movement slow hipsx16-30 reps
  10. Shoulder up down + fast hip movement x60 reps
  11. Y stretch: standing back bend stretch hip flexors x3
  12. Lunge stance stretch hip flexors x 10-15 sec each side

REPEAT!

 

6pack Bud Lt: “Fab Abs” Day 25

Hi!!!  here’s today is “fab abs” post- today’s challenge is to do our final six pack ab work out the Bud Light!! It is A celebratory type six pack…congratulations for making it to day 25!!!

The 6-pack of “Bud Lt”

“B”- boxing with a wide even stance side to side short punches 40 reps total
“U”- uneven hip drill alternating and then one sided time 20 alternating reps + 10 reps each side
“D”-decline sit ups 10reps
“L”- ladder climbs on ball  20reps
“T”- tucks while standing tuck your body and hips close  10reps

Repeat circuit 2-3 times

Also wanted to remind you that this completing an entry for this challenge is part of important.  I’ll re-post the info about how to enter on day 28, but take a quick minute to look over where you were at when you started.  Here’s day 0’s post for easy reference:

http://buffmother.com/8808/fababs0/

Be sure to enter, FINISHING is a win on itself!!
Thx,
Michelle

Ab/Butt Connection: “Fab Abs” Day 24

I talk a lot about how EVERY part of our body is important to our health. BUTT, there is no denying the fact that your ABS are connected to your BUTT.  Much of the same exercises that work your BUTT also work your ABS!

Day #24’s Fab Abs challenge is for you to Please try the following EXERCISES to FEEL the AB/BUTT connection yourself:

  1. Y Stretch- http://youtu.be/BWvF5OHBYVM
  2. Showgirl-http://youtu.be/VclChWWk3V4
  3. Adductors-http://youtu.be/YzOYkgZ6yZc
  4. Flash-dance- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-B-ZtMJr18
  5. Running ups- http://youtu.be/oGIGwi-2-98

 

Be sure to work hard, we have just 4 days to go!!

WHOHOOO!! Whittle that waist!!

The Key to your Motivation is to Encourage others!

www.BuffMother.com

6pack of 7UP: “Fab Abs” Day 22

The COUNTDOWN is on– Our 28 days to a tight tummy only has 6 days remaining!! 6,5,4,3,2,1–0!!  Be prepared to KICK IT IN!!!

Today’s challenge is to do the “6-pack” of 7up

Repeat 3x’s
“7”- 7/7/7 sit ups 7 front and 7 to each side
“U”- Upper rotations 7 each direction- think MATRIX
“P”- Puppet abs 10 front/10 sides /10 free play

The Key to your Motivation is to Encourage others!

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Knee up Spots: “Fab Abs” Day 21

Today is Day #21,  In our “Fab Abs” challenge, just 1 week left!!

Holy cow…these 3 weeks have flown by, and honestly my abs have not been this consistently sore in a LONG, LONG time!! OUR extra effort WILL pay off I just know it!!

Your challenge today is to test out some of your furniture to see “where” you can do your knee ups throughout your home.

I’d like you to try at least 3 different places— For example: a kitchen chair, your couch, edge of the bed, on a lazy boy type chair, on an ottoman, on the edge of the toilet, etc…

Fab Abs challenge for Day #21 Do 3 sets of 15-25 knee ups

Here’s on of my favorite spots to do them– on my ottoman: knee ups on ottoman

Be sure to check in with a comment with your favorite spot!

-Michelle

6pack of MUG: “Fab Abs” Day 20

Saturday Feb 21st; Day 20 Repeat day 11- 6pack of MUG: “Fab Abs” Day 11

In honor of my love for ROOT BEER~ the “Fab Abs” Day #20 Challenge is to do the 6pack of “MUG” ab workout

the “MUG”~ repeat circuit 3x’s
“M”= Mountain Climbers x30 reps
“U”= Underbutts on floor x 10
“G”= Good Morning ABS with vacuums 3x’s 10 sec


Check in with a comment when you are finished!!
Have fun!!
-Michelle

The Key to your Motivation is to Encourage others!

www.BuffMother.com

30 Ab exercises: “Fab Abs” Day 19

Friday Feb 20th; Day 19 Repeat day 1- 30 Ab exercises: “Fab Abs” Day 1

it’s DAY #19 in our “Fab Abs” challenge

Your ASSIGNMENT for today~

complete at least 10 reps of 20 different AB exercises. I’ve shown examples of 30 varieties below: 
Ab Adductor V’s
Ab Ball Rope Climb
Ab Crunch- feet on floor or feet up
Ab Crunch Pump legs up
Ab Flutters
Ab Isolation Crunches
Ab Jump Twists
Ab Scissors
Ab Wheel
Ball Crunches
Bicycle Crunches
Cats
Dumbbell Side Crunch
Ball Oblique Crunch
Lower AB Leg Lift
Lower Back Extensions
Knee Ups
Knee UPs- SIDES
High Knee Abs
Hula Hoop Abs
Oblique Sit ups and Crunches
Oblique Twist Crunch
Sit ups Variations- Old School, Hands on Hammies and Labor
Pilates Leg lifts- Low and High
Pelvic Tilts
Planks- beginner and side
Roll Ups
Reverse Crunches
Vacuums
V-ups

The Key to your Motivation is to Encourage others!

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