Sleek and strong abs are just one of the positive side effects of this workout. Before proceeding with this exercise, just like any other workout, warm up by doing some minutes of cardio. Then proceed to the exercises below.
- Air Bike
Begin by lying on your back, placing your hands behind your ears. Do not put your hands clasped behind your head. Lift your legs in the air and bend your knees so that your legs form a 90 degree angle.
Move your legs in a bicycle motion. When your left knee is closer to your body, reach your right elbow to it. When your right knee is closer to your body, reach your left elbow to it. Try performing the exercise for 60 seconds in 2 sets.
- Lying Leg Raise
Start out by lying flat on the floor, bench, mat, or any other surface you find comfortable. Then raise and lower your legs in a slow rhythm manner. Count for 7-10 reps for 3 sets. On the count for the last rep, hold the position in mid-air for 10seconds. Repeat for every set.
- V-Ups then Hold
- Lying Side Crunch
Lie on on your side with knees bent at a right angle and twisted to the left. Curl upper body, lifting shoulders off the floor a few inches. Pause at the top of the contraction and slowly lower back down. Switch sides and repeat.