8 Minute Abs is an short six-move exercise routine that lasts for 8 minutes. It gives the abdominal area a chiseled, muscular six pack appearance achieved, without using fitness equipments. 8 Minute Abs workouts require a level surface to lie flat while lifting your torso up using the shoulders.
One 8 Minute Abs workout involves raising your torso by your shoulders while twisting side to side. There is the normal routine, where you lift your torso up without twisting. You can also push your buttocks up with the hands while lying flat. You can also lie on your back and attempt to touch the toes or ankles when your legs are on the air.
According to Consumer Reports, short intense workouts like 8 Minute Abs, if spaced at uniform intervals, do boost metabolism, control diabetes, slow aging and lower cholesterol levels, thereby reducing the likelihood of heart attacks. For success, 8 Minute Abs fitness experts advocate for increased intake of green vegetables and plain water and avoiding fatty or processed foods.