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Ab Windmill

Calisthenics / Pilates / Intermediate
  • Abs
  • Obliques
  • Quads
  • Hip Flexors
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How to do the Ab Windmill - Learn Proper Ab Windmill Form

  1. Step 1: Sit down on the floor and lean back onto your elbows.
  2. Step 2: Next, raise your legs up so they are pointing toward the ceiling. This is the starting position.
  3. Step 3: Begin exercise by slowly rotating your feet in a large clockwise circle.
  4. Step 4: Reverse movement in a counter clockwise circle. This completes one rep.

Ab Windmill Variations and Ab Windmill Alternatives

  1. Variation 1: For an easier variation, perform with knees bent.
  2. Variation 2: Use ankle weights for increased resistance and difficulty.
  3. Variation 3: Perform Scissor Kicks

Ab Windmill Tips

  1. Tip 1: Keep your feet and legs together throughout the exercise.
  2. Tip 2: Core should be tight, head up, and elbows under your shoulders.
  3. Tip 3: Be sure to make as large a circle as you can to really target your entire core.

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Ab Windmill Workout Programs (Workout Plans that use the Ab Windmill)

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Ab Windmill Muscles Worked

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Muscles front back Obliques blue Quads blue Hipflexors blue Abs orange

Ab Windmill Equipment


Ab Windmill Training Details

The ab windmill is a calisthenics and pilates exercise that primarily targets the abs and to a lesser degree also targets the obliques, quads, and hip flexors.

The only ab windmill equipment that you really need is the following: . There are however many different ab windmill variations that you can try out that may require different types of ab windmill equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper ab windmill form is easy with the step by step ab windmill instructions, ab windmill tips, and the instructional ab windmill technique video on this page. The ab windmill is a n/a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the ab windmill video, learn how to do the ab windmill, and then be sure and browse through the ab windmill workouts on our workout plans page!

Ab Windmill Sports

Ab Windmill Force Type: N/A
Ab Windmill Mechanics Type: Compound
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