Flat abs in eight minutes sounds almost too good to be true! But Sadie Nardini, wellness expert and founder of Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga put together a yoga routine for sculpted abs that gets you flat abs, in no time flat! (Go through the flow more than once for an extra-toned six-pack.)Sadie’s Core Strength Transformer Yoga workout fires up the digestive system while melting away that dreaded belly fat! To get started, all you need is a mat!Boat PulsesCome to sit. Lift your knees and feet up into Boat Pose. Interlace your fingers and point the arms and index fingers forward (pictured below). Balanced on your seat, inhale, lengthen legs away. Exhale, draw knees closer. Sit strongly into the floor and keep the spine long. Repeat 5x.
Rock the BoatInhale in Boat Pose, arms forward, palms face your legs. Inhale, lift your arms overhead. Exhale, sweep fists to your outer hips and roll down your back onto the floor. Keep shoulders and head lifted. Inhale, reach overhead (pictured below). Exhale, rock your body back up into Boat! Use hands on legs if needed. Repeat 5x.
One Hip TwistReturn to Boat Pose. Plant the fingertips behind you, fingers facing the hips. Inhale, lengthen legs and roll onto the right hip only, left hip lifts. Exhale, twist the chest, shoulders and head over the lifted left hip (pictured below). Inhale to center, repeat to other side. Repeat Twists 3-5x each side.Click over to Self.com for the rest of the moves and a video demonstration of the complete transformer flow.