Add These Four Exercises To Your Workout Routine For Toned Abs And Legs

The fitness trainer said the exercises are a great addition to your HIIT cardio and abs workouts.

Try this quick and effective routine to tone your legs and abs


  1. Exercise regularly to keep fit at home
  2. This effective workout can set your abs on fire
  3. It’s a high-intensity workout that shouldn’t be missed

Fitness trainer Kayla Itsines shared a new video on Instagram showing four exercises that focus on abs and legs. While abdominal and leg workout routines can be challenging, these exercises can be done at home without equipment. As she talked about the exercises, she said in the caption that you would certainly feel the “burn”. They are part of their HIIT cardio and abs program, which includes a series of “fast, challenging, and paced workouts that don’t compromise on intensity”.

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The four exercises that the expert demonstrates in the video are:

  1. Side plank and hip lift
  2. command
  3. From bike and toe tap
  4. Double Impulse Jump Squat

She said that while these exercises are challenging, fitness enthusiasts will certainly “love” them.

Watch the video here:

Previously, Kayla had shared another video that focused on the lower body. She shared the demonstration video and wrote, “This particular workout focuses on the lower body with a hint of abs, of course.” She added that the only tool you need for this routine is a jump rope. “If you don’t have one, that’s fine too – you can do air skipping (no rope), high knees, or mountaineering!” She added.

The entire routine was divided into three rounds. The following exercises were built into each circle:

Circuit one:

1. Lateral Lunge & Knee-Up (24 reps, 12 per side)

  1. Skip (30 seconds)

Circuit two:

  1. Modified Jump Lunge (16 reps, 8 per side)
  2. 1 & 1/2 burpee (30 seconds)

Circuit three:

  1. Glute Bridge Walkout (30 seconds)
  2. Side Plank & Hip Abduction (60 seconds, 30 seconds per side)
  3. Knee-to-knee up (30 seconds)

Each of the rounds must be run three times, added Kayla.

Watch the video:

In another of her popular videos, Kayla Itsines showed five workouts to burn belly fat. Exercises include straight leg jackknife, flexed leg sit-up, toe tap, command and extended plank. Read more about it here.

If you are just starting to exercise or are returning to exercise after a long break, it is always a good idea to take breaks between exercises until you understand your body and its demands.

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