Halle Berry Shares the Abs Exercises She Does for any Killer Core

Halle Berry is the queen of fitspo. At 52 years old, the actress appears like she could be in her early 20s, and according to her trainer, she\’s the athleticism of a 25-year-old. Therefore it is no surprise her fans need to know all her workout secrets.

That\’s why within the last few months, the actress is doing an every week #FitnessFriday video series on Instagram alongside her trainer Peter Lee Thomas, sharing the diet plan and workout tips which help her remain in incredible shape.

Her newest post was all about creating a strong core-and not just for great looking, sculpted abs. \”What I\’ve learned throughout my training a year ago is that a strong core supports Almost every other a part of the body, and if you\’re physical exercise correctly, you\’re always engaging your core,\” she wrote. \”Now this is a win/win.\” (For additional nuggets such as this, take a look at best wishes weight loss advice Halle Berry has dropped on Instagram this season.)

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Peter and that i have been receiving a lot of inquires of your stuff guys about effective core exercises – how to lose that excess baby weight, etc. – Well with this #FitnessFriday, I share an appearance into some of my essential core workouts! Check stories as Peter and I demonstrate the sorts of exercises I actually do to accelerate muscular ab development in preparation in my next film. What I\’ve learned throughout my training a year ago is that a strong core supports Almost every other a part of the body, and if you\’re performing exercises correctly, you\’re always engaging your core – now this is a win / win! Enjoy ??

A post shared by Halle Berry (@halleberry) on Dec 7, 2018 at 3:19pm PST

Take a cue in the screenshots below and follow Berry\’s lead the next time you are in the atmosphere for any serious core boost. (Full disclosure: These moves are not easy. Instead of going all in, it may be easier to use them like a supply of inspiration and incorporate a couple to your routine to begin.)

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Start doggystyle facing a bench. Make sure your knees are hovering started before lifting one hand up and placing it on the bench. Repeat the same movement with the contrary after which go back to starting position, one hand at any given time, to accomplish a rep.

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Place both of your hands on a bench with both feet on the ground to 1 side. Then hop over the bench and to your starting position to complete a rep.

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Start on all fours facing away from a bench. Make sure the knees are hovering off the floor before lifting one foot onto the bench. Repeat the same motion using the other foot and produce both your feet down again one by one to complete a rep.

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Put your arms within the slings attached to a pull-up bar and pull your knees up toward your chest while twisting as if you were trying to reach your elbow with your knee. Bring your legs back to your starting position after which repeat the same motion on the other hand to complete a rep.

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While hanging from a pull-up bar, bring both legs up so that they are horizontal to the ground. Make certain they\’re perfectly straight. Contain the position for some seconds for that extra burn, and then bring your legs down to complete the rep.

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While on the pull-up bar, pull the knees up toward your chest. Hold for a few seconds and release.

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Think of these as regular bicycle crunches with the exception that you will be hanging from the pull-up bar. Simply bring one knee up toward your chest then back down, followed by the next. Repeat as fast as you are able to to really turn on your core.

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*Advanced* move alert! Grab a pull-up bar and lift your legs straight up toward the ceiling until the body is within a U-shaped position. After that, swing your legs to one side of your body after which to another to complete a rep. (Talk about a burnout.)

This article originally appeared on Shape.com

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