Ab Windmill

Calisthenics / Pilates / Intermediate

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How to do the Ab Windmill:

Muscles Worked

Obliques secondary Quads secondary Hip flexors secondary Abs primary Muscles diagram

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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 ...more

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!

Tips

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

Variations

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

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Tips

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

Variations

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

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound