Effective Ab Workouts
Get your six pack on!
You’ve probably heard it before, but you really don’t have to do another crunch. (No, really—don’t. They’re bad for your posture, among a host of other ills.) Instead, use these exercises to firm, flatten, and contour your waistline by training your abs, obliques, and back muscles to resist bending motions and stabilise your core, which is what they’re designed to do. Get a flat stomach before summer with progressive weekly ab workouts that work
The Sprinter Lie on your back with your arms at your sides, legs straight, and heels hovering six to 12 inches off the floor. As you sit up, lift and bend your left elbow, and pull your right knee to your chest, as if you were sprinting. Return to the starting position, keeping your legs raised, and repeat with the opposite arm and leg. That's one rep. Do 10 to 12.