Body Transformers: Taylor Lautner

Find out how you can get New Moon star, Taylor Lautner’s much talked about abs in Hollywood.

To get the best results, compliment abs exercise workouts with a healthy nutrition plan. Here are five routines that specifically target your core; which are to be done three non-consecutive days a week.  

Reverse Crunches >Watch the Video
Sets: 3
Reps: 15
Description: Lay on your back with arms at your side and palms facing down. Bend your hips and knees in a 90 degree angle (like you’re sitting on a chair). You can keep your feet together or cross them as you lift your hips and crunch inward. Hold form, pause, then lower your legs until your heels touch the floor.  

Physioball Pikes >Watch the Video
Sets: 3-4
Reps: 8-12
Description: Go into a push-up position with your arms completely straight and place a physioball underneath your shins. Be sure that your hands are in a slightly wider stance and in line with your shoulders; your head and ankles should be in a straight line. Roll the ball towards your hips without bending your knees. Try to raise your hips as high as you can, pause, then return to the rest position.  

Mountain Climbers >Watch the Video
Sets: 1-2
Reps: 15-20
Description: Go into a push-up position with your head and ankles in a straight line. Shuffle one foot in under your chest; as you put this foot back to your starting position, your other foot is making its way under your chest.  

Renegade Dumbbell Rows >Watch the Video
Sets: 3-5
Reps: 5-8
Weights: Start at 15 lbs.
Description: In a push-up position, hold a dumbbell in each hand. For each push-up, lift one hand up with the dumbbell. Put the dumbbell back in the resting position, lift the other hand. Then drop the body to complete the push-up. Both hands equal one rep.  

Hanging Leg Raises >Watch the Video
Sets: 3-4
Reps: 8-12
Description: With an overhand grip, hold a chin-up bar with hands shoulder-width apart. Hang from the bar with knees slightly bend and feet together or crossed. Simultaneously bend knees and raise your hips. Curl your lower back as the front of your thighs touches your chest. Pause, then slowly lower legs back to the start position.