Get Six Pack Abs with 5 exercises

1. Plank

This is the best exercise to strengthen your core. First lay down on your stomach with head facing down, put your forearms on the floor keep your elbow bent at 90 degree angle directly under your shoulder. Exhale as you lift your body so that your toes and forearms carry whole weight, try to suck your stomach towards your back so that your head, back and spine form a straight line.

Try holding this position for 15 to 30 second in first month and increase this time up to 60 second in second month. Plank increases the core strength of the body and also improves body posture.


2. Reverse Crunch

Lie down on your back with your feet flat on the floor, keep your arm by your sides and put your palm facing down towards the floor. Raise your knees over your hips exhale and engage your abs while doing this. Inhale again as you lower your hip back to the floor.

Repeat this step to complete a set of 14 reverse crunches.


3.Bicycle Crunches

This excercise target on abs and obliques. You need to lie flat on the ground and press lower back to the ground, bend your knees and put your finger back of the head. Now raise your right leg at a 45 degree angle to the ground while turning your upper body to the left and try to bring your right elbow towards the left knee.

Repeat this step while turning your upper body to the right and complete a set of 12 bicycle crunches.


4.Basic Crunches

Lie down on the floor, bend your knees with feet flat on the ground. Put your fingers back of your head. Now Inhale and raise your body of the ground, exhale while raising your body off the ground. Inhale slowly as you lower your body back to the floor.


5.Bird Dog

This exercise targets abdominal, lower back, gluteal and thigh muscles. Its a body weight floor exercise which strengthens your core specifically. You can do it at your home very comfortably and it doesn't require any equipment. Place your hand and knees on the ground, extend your hand and a leg.


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