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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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 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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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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Hoop It Up for Great Abs!

Hula hooping is one of those exercises that makes you feel like a kid again! SO much fun! Rach was excited when we told her she would be hula hooping as one of the ab exercises this month. I LOVE hula hooping! My sons and I do it all the time in the summer. We have competitions and try to make each other laugh by walking while spinning the hoop or trying to do more than one hoop at a time. The day after we do this – my core is...

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