7 most effective Exercises For Abs

7 Most Effective Exercises For Abs

Perfect abs are still a dream for many people. But not now, while we present to you the best lower abs exercises that can help you get those abs that you’ve always dreamt of. You can easily perform these lower abs exercises at home and get the desired body.

Arms High Partial Sit up Exercise

For this one, you need to lie flat on the floor and then bend your knees at 90°. Now slowly, raise both of your arms overhead. Make sure you keep your arms pointing up during the whole exercise. Now, pull yourself up and sit up halfway. Hold the position for a few seconds before you steadily return back to the floor. This counts as one rep and you need to do at least 10 to 15 such reps.

Arms high partial

Flutter Kick Exercise

This exercise is among the best lower abs exercises. Simply lie on your back with arms extended out at sides and straight legs and set your muscles free. Now lift your left heel about 6 inches off the floor and kick the feet rapidly in the air. Do this in a quick, scissor-like motion with both the legs.

Flutter kick

Bird Dog Crunch Exercise

Get into the tabletop position and make sure that your knees are stacked under your hips and your wrists under your shoulders. Now extend your left leg back and right arm forward to get into a position with a flat back. Don’t leave the position but squeeze your abs and bring your right elbow to meet the left knee near the center of the body. Reverse the movement and extend the leg and arm again. Do this with the right arm and left leg for some time and then repeat it with the other one.

Bird dog crunches for flat abs

Side Plank Exercise

Lie on the floor on your right side in a way that your right hand stays directly under your right shoulder. Slowly, extend your leg and stack your left foot on top of the right one. Now elevate your hips off the ground by squeezing your glutes and abs. Now raise your left hand pointing up towards the ceiling.

 side plank for flat abs

Jackknife Exercise

Simply lie on your back with straight legs and your arms extended overhead and keep them close to your ears. Now, start the multi-task of pointing your toes, squeezing your glutes, squeezing your thighs and also lifting your upper back and legs off the ground which your hands reach forward to meet and your body forms “V”. Now slowly return to the starting position but make sure to keep your core engaged.

jackknife crunches for abs

Scissor Switch Exercise

Lie flat on your back with your arms extended overhead and your legs laid straight. Raise the right leg up to make it perpendicular to the floor. Now pull your right leg towards your face with the help of your hand while you curl your shoulder blades off the floor. Meanwhile, also lift your left leg off the floor a few inches. Do the same at least 10 – 15 times by switching your legs.

scissor switch for abs

Boat Pose Exercise

Sit straight on the floor with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Keep your legs together and start lifting your feet off the floor and make a 45° angle to your torso. Try to keep your back flat and balance on your tailbone. If you want to make it more challenging, you can try to straighten your knees while raising them. For any extra support, seek help by placing your palms on the floor.

boat pose for abs

Now no more wasting money on gym and fitness programs. Start performing these lower ab exercises at home and see how you develop those much-desired abs.

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Author: Ahaana Sahay