Kayla Itsines Powers Through Ab Workout In Gray Sports Bra & Pink Shorts

Kayla Itsines attends day 1 of POPSUGAR Play/Ground in New York City.
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Kayla Itsines is continuing her plan to share workout videos that correspond to the needs of her fans. The fitness trainer, who frequently posts exercise demonstrations on Instagram, often poses questions to her 12.3 million followers about what they’d like to see more of. On Wednesday, March 25, she took to the social media site to respond to her fans’ requests for an ab workout that they can do anywhere.

For the workout, Kayla wore a gray sports bra that left a bit of her toned tummy on display, pairing it with tiny, hot pink gym shorts that showed off her sculpted legs. She added her typical white sneakers to complete the look and wore her long brown tresses up in a high bun.

The fitness guru’s post consisted of one video that features an ab workout circuit. She used a gray exercise mat and a bench as props for the exercises.

The first exercise that Kayla demonstrated for her followers is called bicycle abs, which involves bringing one knee up to the chest and meeting it with the opposite elbow, alternating both legs. She then lay flat on her back with her arms at her sides, moving her legs up and down at the same time.

Kayla moved into a set of mountain climbers, quickly pulling each leg toward her chest while supporting her weight on her outstretched arms. The following exercise involved her once again lying with her back pressed to the floor. She brought her legs up and down while pulling her torso up at the same time and touching her feet with her hands.

In the final exercise in the video, Kayla put her legs up on a black bench and lifted her upper body off the ground, reaching toward the opposite foot with each hand.

In the caption, Kayla wrote that the video is dedicated to the fans that have requested an ab workout they can do anywhere. She suggested that they do four rounds of the circuit, completing 10 to 15 reps per exercise. For those who don’t have an exercise bench in their home, she recommended using a chair or couch.

The post earned nearly 35,000 likes and hundreds of comments within the first several hours. Kayla’s followers expressed their appreciation for her workout videos and asked her specific questions related to their own fitness goals and struggles.

“The way you make workouts to look and actually BE so easy and possible to do literally everywhere is just amazing. Thanks for sharing,” one fan commented.