The cornerstone of any top CrossFit athlete is their core strength. Without it you can have all the speed in the world but are doomed to fail without a strong core. As the saying goes “Strong Core – Strong Body”.
Greg Glassman, founder of CrossFit describes 3 top ab exercises as the Glute Ham Developer (GHD) situp, hollow rock and L-sits.
Some of those exercises are found in the following CrossFit Ab and Core Workouts that are great ways to build your body. We get asked this question every week “What are the best CrossFit wod’s for abs?”. Of course most of the time you are doing a CrossFit workout (kettle bell swings, deadlifts, etc.) you are working your core. But for those that want a little extra – read on.
Check out this list of many of the CrossFit Ab and Core Workouts.
CrossFit Ab and Core Workouts #1
CrossFit Workout – Michael
3 rounds for time
run 800 meters
50 back extensions
Check out this video of the CrossFit Ab and Core Workouts Michael
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CrossFit Ab and Core Workouts #2
Stephen CrossFit workout
30-25-20-15-10-5 rep rounds of:
Knees to elbow
95 pound Stiff legged dead lift
A simple yet effective CrossFit benchmark workout is:
100 situps for time
In the military you are tested often with 2 minutes max situps.
CrossFit Ab and Core Workouts #3
Of course performing exercises like the deadlift and GHD situps are also great exercises.
Check out this video of Matt Chan in a deadlift, run and GHD workout:
A great CrossFit Ab and Core Workouts that we like to do in our gym is
CrossFit Ab and Core Workouts #4
10 rounds for time
15 Deadlifts #155
This workout is great for building endurance and core strength.
Another great CrossFit Ab and Core Workouts that I like to do is:
CrossFit Ab and Core Workouts #5
3 rounds for time
15 toe to bar
15 hollow rock
this workout will definitely set your abs on fire and build a strong core for future workouts.
Video – Dead Lift and Burpee workout at CrossFit One World
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Question: What is a good CrossFit ab emom?
10 toe to bar
20 double unders
Question: When will I see abs doing CrossFit workouts? As soon as you eat clean fuel and burn off that excess fat you will start to see your six pack abs.
Question: What is a good tabata ab workout? Simple – do 8 sets of sit-ups with an ab mat. Your lowest rep count in a round is you score.
Question: What is the best crossfit exercise for abs? Toe to bars are very good.
Question: What is a good CrossFit exercise to hit the lower abdominal muscles and exercise? Try dead lift and ghd sit-ups.
Question: Is there an abdominal focused CrossFit wod? Yes; check out the workouts above.
Question: How long will it take with a CrossFit workout to get good abs? It depends on your diet and how clean you eat and then how hard you work.
Question: What is a good ghd crossfit workout? Michael is a good CrossFit GHD workout.
CrossFit Core article: Check out the CrossFit ab and core article at this link:
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