Plank Variations for Great Abs

Plank Variations for Great Abs Plank with Alternating Leg – This is a challenging movement that will get your lower body involved while building a stronger core in the process. Begin by getting into the prone plank position with your heels up and your elbows bent with your forearms stabilized on the floor. Next, bring one leg up about one-two inches above the floor and hold for 10 seconds. Keep your leg and knee that are in the...

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Pass the Ball for Great Abs

Pass the Ball Grab the ball (or you can use a pillow if you don’t have a ball) with your hands.Start with the legs in the air and your lower back pressed down into the floor or mat. You are going to be passing the ball or pillow back and forth from your upper to lower body and reverse. Maintain control in all your movements and do not throw your body; pull your body slowly and consciously. Pull both sides of your body into the...

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Bicycle Your Way to Great Abs

Bicycle Your Way to Great Abs My top ab exercise is a bicycle crunch done with legs in a table top position: Lying on your back, position knees directly above your hips (table top position). Hands behind your head, elbows open lift your shoulder blades off the mat, this is start position. Lift and twist right shoulder towards left hip at the same time extending your right leg, the left leg remains at table top position. Return back to...

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Get In the Boat for Great Abs

The Yoga “Boat Pose” is a strong ab builder. Our guest blogger, who will walk us through this pose is Jane Ribinskas who is giving away a training package in our Swimsuit Ready Challenge. Follow along with Jane who tells and shows us how to do this sequence: Great Abs Sequence in Sanskrit “Navasana” or The Boat Pose 1. Start with the legs crossed and palms a little bit in front shoulder width apart on the mat. Exhale...

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