Supermodels are not only characterized by their beauty and presence, but also by their discipline. The good news is that you too can have a supermodel abs at 50 or 30 with this Cindy Crawford routine.
Cindy Crawford positioned herself in the 1990s as an important top model, alongside figures such as Naomi Campbell and Claudia Schiffer, with her mole on the left side of her upper lip being one of her most recognizable features.
At 55, Crawford continues to stand out for her beauty and figure. And, of course, her marked abdomen does not fail; Although many factors influence achieving it, one of them is discipline and training.
When it comes to marking our abdomen, different factors influence it. The more fat we have, the longer it will take; however, combining a healthy diet with cardiovascular and toning exercise brings you closer to this goal.
To help us out, Cindy Crawford recently posted on her Instagram a routine she put together with her personal trainer to get a ripped abs. The best thing is that they are simple exercises and you only need to do 3 series of 20, 30 and 40 repetitions each.
Start standing with your legs shoulder-width apart and your hands behind your neck. She brings your left knee diagonally toward your chest and bends your torso slightly so that your right elbow touches it. Alternate legs and complete the first set of 20 reps per side.
Standing with your legs slightly wider than shoulder-width apart and the balls of your feet and knees pointing out, bend your knees slightly. Place your hands behind your neck and lean your torso to the side, as if wanting to touch your hip with your elbow. Alternate the movement until completing 20 repetitions per side.
Start in a low plank position, that is, supporting your weight on your forearms and toes; the elbows should be in line with the shoulders, the back straight and the hips in a neutral position.
Keeping the line of your body, rock back and forth. Do it 4 times, stay in the plank position and repeat until you complete 20 repetitions.
Again start from the low plank position, with your back straight and your hips in a neutral position. Bend the right knee to touch the floor with it, straighten the leg and do the same on the other side until completing 20 repetitions per leg.
Lie on your back on the floor, with your legs straight. Raising your head and shoulders, bring your right leg in toward your chest, only slightly bending the knee; take it with your hands and lower it without touching the floor. Switch sides and repeat until completing 20 repetitions per leg.
Place yourself on the floor, supported on 4 points (knees and palms). Kick back with your right leg, straightening it, while you stretch your left arm out in front; Come back, bringing the knee towards your abdomen and repeat 20 times before switching legs.
Lie on the floor on your right side, with your legs straight; place your right arm in front for support and the left on your neck. Raise your legs together, while flexing your torso, as if you wanted to touch the balls of your feet with your elbow. Repeat 20 times and change sides.
As Mayo Clinic specialists explain, abdominal exercises help measure and improve the strength and endurance of the abdominal muscles, in addition to toning them, but by themselves They do not eliminate abdominal fat and tummy. To achieve this, a comprehensive strategy is needed.
This includes a healthy diet, based on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, dairy, and a limited amount of added sugar and saturated fat. Likewise, it is essential to carry out aerobic physical activity (walking, running, riding a bicycle).
As your percentage of fat decreases, especially abdominal fat, you will begin to see how your abdomen is defined. However, doing crunches and other exercises that help strengthen your core muscles have more benefits.
According to Harvard Medical School, working your core not only allows you to have stronger and more marked muscles, it also benefits your posture, which in turn reduces wear and tear on the spine; reduces back pain, since these muscles are worked; improves balance and, in general, helps us with daily activities.
So, don't forget to include exercises that help you strengthen your core muscles and take care of your health.
Now that you know how to get a supermodel abs in your 50s or 30s, combine Cindy Crawford's routine with other abdominal and muscle-strengthening exercises, as well as cardiovascular exercises.
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