You may not realize it, but there's a set of abs hiding under that layer of extra poundage around your midsection. All you need to reveal them is some serious determination, along with this ab-forging workout.

Back-to-back leg raises and cross-body mountain climbers will work to melt away stubborn fat all over (including your belly), while medicine ball diagonal chops and planks will build core power. Incorporate this routine into your weekly regimen—along with a good fat-burning meal plan—and you'll be seeing real muscle definition in no time.

Directions

You'll do this workout as a circuit, meaning you'll complete each exercise consecutively without rest. Once you've finished all exercises, rest for 30 seconds. Repeat the entire circuit for 5 to 10 rounds.

Depending upon your ability, you may shorten or lengthen the rest period. You may also complete more or fewer rounds.

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