Last Updated on July 23, 2021

I really think you’re going to love this home ab workout for women.

Sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in the day to make it to the gym to squeeze in a workout.

Some days I just don’t feel like going to the gym.

But, I know that not working out will make me feel lazy and unaccomplished… and that starts to affect my mental health… and we can’t have that poppin’ off now can we?  No.

I don’t know about you but when it comes time to train my abs I don’t want to roll around on the gym floor anyway… that’s gross.

Sometimes I just don’t want to deal with drive, either. That’s why I love working out my abs at home.

I save myself 45 minutes because I don’t have to commute to and from the gym.

Plus, it’s a judgment-free zone at home and it doesn’t matter what you look like so you don’t have to waste any time getting ready.


Home Ab Workout for Women


The ab exercises in the home workout I’m sharing with you target every single muscle in your core.

Note how they’re all bodyweight only so you can do them at home and don’t need to wait for any equipment at the gym.


Home Ab Workout


The following exercises work well together, targeting primary and secondary muscles to tighten and flatten your ab muscles… which makes this workout perfect for busy women.

Don’t rest between sets and concentrate on squeezing to engage your abs the entire time, to achieve a flatter midsection while maximizing calorie burn.

  • Warm up with some light cardio and basic core stretches.  Sign up as a CC VIP to get a free stretching guide.
  • Repeat each exercise 15 to 25 times, to complete 1 set.
  • Repeat 3 sets to complete this home ab workout.


Christina Carlyle doing 6 bodyweight ab exercises at home in a core workout

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Christina Carlyle doing a tuck crunch plank ab exercise
Knee Tuck Planks Exercise

Get in an elbow plank. This is your start position. Draw one knee up towards your shoulder as far as you can as you lower your upper body to the ground. The movement is a modified pushup with your knee lifting up towards you shoulder.  Return to the start position to complete one rep. Do as many as you can until you feel the burn. Then do 5 more. Do the same number of reps with your other leg to complete the set.

Christina Carlyle doing a hip dip ab exercise at home
Hip Dips Exercise

Start in a modified plank position on your elbows and forearms.  Keep your core tight rotate your hips as you dip down to one side. Immediately reverse the movement dipping your other hip down to the opposite side, to complete one rep. Tip: Only use your core muscles to lower your hips down.  Keep your spine neutral, don’t pitch your booty up.

Christina Carlyle doing a marching plank ab exercise at home
Marching Plank Exercise

Start in a plank position. Begin marching by lifting one foot up as far as you comfortably can while keeping your hips square to the floor. Lower your leg back down to the start position. Immediately repeat the movement, lifting your other leg up to complete one rep.

Christina Carlyle doing a side plank ab exercise at home
Side Crunch Exercise

Lay on your back with your knees bent and your hands behind your head with elbows out to the sides. Lower your knees down to one side. This is your start position. Simultaneously crunch your shoulders up and towards your hip. Return back to the start position to complete one rep. Do the same number of reps on the opposite side to complete your set.

Christina Carlyle doing a scissor kick ab exercise at home
Scissor Kicks Exercise

Lie with your legs extended out with toes pointed. Contract your abs and lift your legs off the ground about 6 inches. This is your start position. Lift one leg straight up then quickly lower it, as you simultaneously lift your other leg. Scissor kick both legs once, to complete one rep. Continue to alternate lifting and lowering your legs without stopping or touching the floor until you complete your set. Tip: Extend your arms out to the side or under your butt for support.

Christina Carlyle doing a side plank tuck crunch ab exercise at home
Side Plank Tuck Crunch Exercise

Begin in a side plank position. Lift your upper leg and extend your free arm overhead. This is your start position. Bring your elbow and knee together as close as you can. Release the contraction and return to the start position to complete one rep. Do the same number of repetitions on the other side to complete one set.

Did you feel the burn?  Let me know in the comments below.

It works if you work it!




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