The 5 Best Ab Exercises

Are you still doing dozens of crunches in the hopes of getting flat, washboard abs?

Traditional crunches are old news, so let’s take your ab routine to the next level with the following 5 Best Ab Exercises. The most effective ab exercises strengthen your core on the whole; which helps prevent dreaded back pain, increases your agility and of course, makes you look good. In your new ab routine the focus is on quality over quantity. A few concentrated movements are always more effective than dozens and dozens of old fashion crunches.

5 Best workout for abs:

Plank: When performed correctly, a simple plank is one of the most effective ways to tighten your entire core. Proper form is key.

Instructions:
-Keep your back flat and your belly button pulled in toward your spine.
-Lie face down on mat resting on your forearms, palms flat on the floor.
-Push off the floor, raising up onto your toes and resting on your elbows.
-Keep your back flat, in a straight line from head to heels.
-Tilt your pelvis and contract your abdominals to prevent your rear end from sticking up in the air or sagging in the middle.

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