Brad Pitt Abs – Amazing 10 Minute ‘Fight Club’ Abs Workout!
Anyone who has seen Fight Club has admired Brad Pitt’s amazing conditioning and ripped 6 pack abs. Brad has been known to transform his body for big movie roles and apparently got down to as low as 5-6% bodyfat for his iconic role as Tyler Durden. With a bodyweight of around 150-155lbs Brad got to an amazing level of conditioning and was a role model for many people looking to get fit and get those ‘fight club abs’.
Here is a great workout that will work your entire core and really engage the lower abs with many leg raising movements. Like any exercises for the lower abs and any abs exercises in general, it is important to engage your core and contract your abs at the top of each movement. Slow and controlled reps will be worth a lot more than fast and unfocused ones. Complete this workout 3-5 times a week alongside your usual workouts and keep a clean, calorie controlled diet and you will be well on your way to getting that lean, ripped look.
Reverse Crunches – 1 Minute
Lie on the floor and place your hands on your temples. Bring your knees in towards your chest until they’re bent 90 degrees, with feet together. Contract the abs to curl your hips off the floor, reaching your legs up towards the ceiling. Slowly lower back down to the starting position.
Alternating V-Sits – 1 Minute
Lie flat on your back with your arms on the floor behind your head & legs straight. Begin by performing A sit up motion with your upper body, then lift your right leg. At the top of the motion, you should be balanced on your tail bone and be able to touch your toes with your hands. After you perform one rep, go back to the original position and perform the same motion with your left leg raise. Continue alternating between legs.
Window Wipers – 1 Minute
Lie on your back, legs perpendicular to the ground and your arms stretched out to your sides for
support. Lower your legs to the left, twisting your hips as you do, until they are almost touching the floor. Slowly return to the starting position and then twist your hips over to the right side. Continue back and forth in this motion.
Bicycle Crunches – 1 Minute
Lie on your back with your hand by your temples. When you crunch, twist your right elbow up towards your bent left knee, your right leg should be extended out and not touching the ground. Switch sides, crunching over with your left elbow to your right extended leg. That’s one rep.
Alternating Leg Lifts – 1 Minute
Lie on your back with your arms stretch out to he sides for support. With straight legs, lift your right leg up until its perpendicular to the floor. Lower the right leg back so that your heel is around 6 inches off the floor. While returning the right leg to the starting position, lift your left leg up until it is perpendicular to the floor. Continue this motion alternating between raising and lowering both legs.
Perform the circuit twice. Take a 15 Sec – 1 min break after each exercise depending on your level of fitness. Complete each rep as steady and controlled as possible. Contracting your abs at the top of each motion.