We all have those stubborn areas of body fat that we’d love to shift: for some of us, it’s our bottom and thighs, for others it’s our stomach or arms. While, it is impossible to “spot reduce” or burn fat from certain areas of the body with specific exercises, the correct balance of eating a healthy diet combined with regular cardio and strength training workouts, will certainly improve those troublesome areas.
If you are already managing a few exercise sessions per week that are split for cardio and weight training, then why not add a few ab exercises to your workout? Doing endless crunches alone will make little difference to your tummy fat, but the combination of ab exercises with cardio and weight training, will help to strengthen and tone your ab muscles, while also improving your posture and performance in other types of exercise.
We have compiled a list of ab exercises for your try below. What’s great about them is that they can all can be performed in the comfort of your own home. Remember that it is best to vary your ab exercises to get the most from your workout and increase the intensity of the exercise when it becomes too easy to perform.
If you are a beginner, start with doing 2-3 of the exercises below, as despite looking simple they can be challenging if you have not done ab workouts before. If you have any injuries please consult your doctor or physiotherapist for advice… continue reading