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It no surprise that one indisputable fact is that we all want toned and flat stomach. Unfortunately, many are still struggling with the wrong methods and workouts that will only lead to mere disappointment and fruitless efforts. It is time to switch to the proper workout routine for better fast results.

A proper and effective abs workout takes care of all the abdominal muscles. This includes the lower back, hips and the upper thighs. This is the only way to enable one realize more defined abs. proper workout routines will help burn up more calories quick unlike the usual boring crunches work out.


Side plank

Unlike the traditional plank exercise this abs exercise is more challenging since you are left to support your entire body from two point of contact. This leaves you with no other option but work the core harder for stability.

How it is done;

  1. Begin by lying on your left side. Have your elbow right beneath your should and stack you legs. Place your right hand on the right hip.
  2. Brace the abs then lift your hips from the ground until you are balancing on your forearm and the feet with your body in a diagonal position. Hold the position for 30 to 35 seconds and relax. That completes one rep. repeat for about 6-10 reps while alternating on the sides.

Abdominal hold

Maybe perceived as a wonky move, however the results are really pleasing.

How it is done;

  1. Sit at the edge of a sturdy chair placing your hand at the edge in the direction of your knees.
  2. Have your abs tight and raise your toes 3-4 inches above the ground. Raise your butt slowly off the chair and hold the position for 5-10 seconds.
  3. Lower your body then repeat the exercise for 2-3 minutes.

Spider-man plank crunch

The plank enables capture the entire core. It enables you to work out the front and the back of your abdominal area at the same time.

How it is done;

  1. Pose in to the traditional plank position with your body straight. Move your right knee toward the right elbow and take it back.
  2. Now switch to your left knee and bring it forward to the left elbow and that completes one rep.
  3. Switch from side to side alternatively for a total of 10 complete reps.

The bicycle crunch

This abs exercise targets all the key areas at the same time. It brings together the regular crunch with side to side motion which takes care of the obliques and a reverse crunch targeting the lower back.

How it is done;

  1. Lie on your back. Place your hand at the back of your head and let your legs rest raised and bent form a 90 degree angle.
  2. Bring the left elbow towards the left knee and alternate the sides. Each time try holding the position for 2-4 seconds to complete one rep. 10 reps completes a set. Try out another one set.

Do not make it harder than it already is. Use the right workout routine and you will see yourself walk away smiling in no time.