FitGAG readers, what’s up? We are going to do a Tabata upper body workout at home today. Tabata, a high-intensity interval training, will help you burn calories faster and build muscle.

Total Length: 4 Minutes

Intensity: High

Equipment: No Equipment required

Experience Level

Here’s how to increase the volume of this workout if you incorporate it into your own program:

Beginner

Perform the following exercise four times, and then rest for two minutes and fifteen seconds between each.

Intermediate

Perform the following 5 workouts and take a break for 30 seconds between each.

Advanced

Perform the following 5 workouts and then take a 45-second break between each one.

4 Minutes Upper Abs Workout At Home

Find a spot in an open area to start. Each of the following exercises should be performed for 20 seconds at high intensity. After 10 seconds, take a break and then move on to the next exercise.

You should complete the exercises in a circular format. You’ll complete the circuit in a round format.

You will need to do two rounds of each of the four exercises. If you feel like taking a break, get one! You can do more reps or take fewer breaks each time you complete this circuit.

#1 90 Degrees Sit Up To Toes

Setup

  • In an elevated position, lie on your back and bend your knees at 90 degrees.
  • Spread your arms above your head, palms facing upward.

Instructions

  1. Keep your arms straight and contract your upper abs so that you can reach forward and touch your feet.
  2. Press your abs at the top and return to the original position.
  3. Repeat!

#2 Speed Crunches

Setup

  • Lay on your back, with your legs bent in an elevated position.
  • For support, hold on to your back with your head.

Instructions

  1. Engage your upper abs and crunch forward until your elbows touch your legs.
  2. Return quickly to the original position, and repeat the motion as fast and efficiently as possible while maintaining good form.

#3 Legs Extended Crunches

Setup

  • Lay on your back, with your legs straight ahead. For support, hold onto the backside of your head.

Instructions

  1. To crunch upwards, contract your upper abs.
  2. Now, squeeze your abs to the top and return to the starting point.
  3. Repeat!

#4 Sky Touches

Setup

  • Lay on your back, knees bent, feet on the ground.

Instructions

  1. To reach as high as possible, contract your upper abs.
  2. Now, squeeze your abs to the top and return to the starting point.
  3. Repeat!

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