It's time for your nagging set of love handles or pudgy stomach to meet the medicine ball—and it's time to kiss that extra fat goodbye.

This workout will sculpt an impressive set of abs—and help you burn more fat—with just three straightforward exercises. Forget crunches and situps ad nauseam. We're talking medicine ball Russian twists, reverse crunches, and medicine ball mountain climbers—three wickedly tough core exercises that will not only target your obliques and abs, but also build a body that's ready for anything.

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 4 to 6 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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