Best Abdominal Exercise Video

These are some of the best abdominal exercise that I found on the web.

After I have done my research I have found five abdominal exercise that I think are the best exercise to work on every part of your abs.

These five exercise works the 3 part of your abs which are transverse, rectus, and obliques muscles.

So it’s time to get you abs back in shape, so lets grab your mat, or head to the gym.

Five of the best ab exercise

To see these exercise scroll the page and see how to do these exercise correctly.

Bicycle Crunch

The Bicycle Crunch usually works the oblique muscle, but this exercise is great for the overall abdominal strengthening. If you looking to improve on your rectus abdominis (the "six pack" portion of the abs) this exercise will work more the oblique muscle than rectus abdominis.

Step 1

Place hands behind head. lift legs. Twist your torso while moving your elbow toward opposite knee.

Step 2

Repeat in alternating fashion.

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Exercise Ball Crunch

If you’re accustomed to doing crunches on the the floor, you can try this alternative way by using a stability ball to do your crunches. This is possible the most popular exercise to do with the ball. Here is a step by step instruction on how to do this exercise correctly.

Step 1  

Position the ball on the lower/middle back area.


Step 2  

Crunch the abdomen. Exhale. Hold for 2 or 3 seconds.

Step 3  

Slowly return and repeat.

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Vertical Leg Crunch

The vertical leg crunch is the same as the crunch, the only difference is the position of your arms and legs also your back comes higher off the ground. Here is a step by step instruction on how to do this exercise correctly.

Step 1: Lie down on your back. Extend legs in air. Extend arms.

Step 2: Reach for toes. Exhale.

Step 3: Return to starting point. Repeat exercise as needed.

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Reverse Crunch

The reverse crunch is a great exercise for your abdomen, If you're looking to switch up your ab exercise from the traditional sit-ups and crunches this is a great exercise.

Step 1: Lie down on workout mat. Place hands under buttocks.

Step 2: Elevate feet off ground. Bend knees.

Step 3: Bring knees in toward chest. Hips should come off ground. Slowly return to start position. Repeat as needed.

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Plank Exercise

The plank or bridge exercise is a great exercise if you’re looking the strengthen your core muscle.This exercise is unique as the exercise is done from a static position. With this exercise you're not going to have any repetition but you will have to keep the position for at least 30 - 60 seconds. This exercise doesn't only strengthen your core it also strengthen your lower back and upper body.

Step 1 Get into the plank position. Keep abs tight and hold for 30 to 60 seconds.

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