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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Leg Lift Variations for Great Abs

Before you head out for the weekend… time for one more ab-blasting exercise. And this one is going to earn you a break for the weekend! In the interest of full disclosure – we got pics of Rach doing the two advanced versions, and though we thought she did well – we’ll agree that the pictures were less than “pretty” – so we let her off the hook and didn’t put the photos up. Kick Your Ab...

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Get On the Ball for Great Abs

Worried about muffin top or bulging over the sides of your bathing suit this summer? Time to grab a ball and get crunching! Side Sit-Ups on the Ball Lie sideways on a stability ball with your feet supported against the base of a wall. Only your hip should be resting on the ball, not your ribcage. Keep your knees and inner thighs squeezed together, with the bottom leg straight and the top leg bent (the top leg will be behind the bottom...

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Subtle, Yet Effective Ab Workout at Your Desk

This exercise from Kerry Ann King seems easy at first – but try to hold it for a while, and you’ll feel the burn kick in! This move proves that you don’t have to get to the gym every day to have great looking abs – you just have to get into those abs! Ab Exercises in Your Chair! People tend to focus on exercises like crunches and planks for core strength but sometimes focussing on the the deeper, more subtle...

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