Cut it Up with These Great Ab Workouts

Great Ab Exercises 1. Scissor Kicks Lie flat on your back, and extend your legs straight out off the ground and move your legs in an up and down motion without letting them ever touch the ground. Do 2 sets of those for 30 seconds. 2. Push Through Crunch Lay flat on your back, bend your knees and open your legs slightly. Now extend your hands straight out and do a crunch pushing your extended arms through your legs and then back down....

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Medicine Ball Exercise for Great Abs

Wood Chop Abs I love the Medicine Ball Wood Chop for targeting the abs. It’s performed in a standing position, so it engages your entire core, including your back and hips. Plus the full, cross-body movement is an excellent way to target the obliques and the rectus abdominus. To perform the movement, stand with your knees shoulder width apart, your knees slightly bent. Hold a medicine ball with both hands so that it’s...

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Work Your Transverse Abdominals

Are you guilty of sucking in your stomach when you look in the mirror – or pulling in that belly when you’re out and about and see someone walk by? C’mon – we all do it! As today’s guest blogger tells us – keep it up! Just lie on your back and suck in that gut – it is a real exercise that actually builds muscle! Vacuum for Tight Abs No, I don’t mean you should break out the vacuum...

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Do You Accept the Challenge for Swimsuit Ready Abs?

We’ve been kicking it up a notch in the month of April to begin preparations for swimsuit season!  Our experts have met the challenge by providing us with the most effective ab exercises to incorporate into our workout routine.  Here is a collaboration of last week’s most popular “great abs” articles that will give you a challenging workout and a gorgeous tummy. Get in the Boat for Great Abs Follow along with...

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Plank for Great Abs

Planking is more than just a silly trend! It’s a fast and effective core strengthening exercise that packs a punch! While it may look simple enough, holding the plank position for a full minute may take some time to work up to, but you will quickly notice your core becoming stronger. Plankety Plank Don’t waste your time slaving away on the floor doing dozens of Ab crunches and leg raises. Most people don’t do them...

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