abs workout

side plank

Amp Up Your Abs Workout with this Advanced Side Plank!

Add some spice to your side planks by including a push, a pull, and a swing! Side planks are already challenging. This version not only helps solidify your core, especially those obliques, it also aids in shoulder joint rotation and scapular stabilization with one tough move. Everyone wants a solid core and plans exercises around …

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lunge

Six Pack Abs and Stronger Legs? Try This Lunge Variation

Firm legs and abs of steel can be accomplished with combination moves like the reaching forward lunge. Everyone loves to save time in the gym and get the most out of their workouts. One way to accomplish that is to use combination movement exercises. Reaching forward lunges is an advanced variation of a lunge that …

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abs windshield wiper

1 Move, No Equipment, No Gym, Just Abs!

Are you tired of doing endless crunches? Are you looking for an abs exercise that’s challenging, one that is modified but still may be the most challenging core exercise you’ve tried? Try mini windshield wipers. This exercise is a modification of a very advanced exercise, actual windshield wipers, that you can work up to once …

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barbell rollouts

Six Pack Secret Weapon: Barbell Rollouts

Intense abs are built through intense training! If you have a strong core but you are looking to add dimension your abs start doing abdominal barbell rollouts immediately! This is a simple, yet extremely effective exercise that builds muscle stability in the spine and throughout your entire torso. This includes your rectus abdominus from top to …

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kettlebell slingshots

Kettlebell Slingshots for a Tight Six Pack

Condense your waistline and pack on rib cage padding with kettlebell around the body passes. This exercise is a simple yet powerful way to rigidify your midsection.  The movement forces you to alternate your muscle tension from tight to loose as you rotate the kettlebell around your torso – contract, release, contract, release.  You can …

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decline bench crunch

Six Pack Builder: Decline Bench Crunch (Bonus Workout)

Everybody want 3-D abs of steel. They are the flashing neon light screaming, “FIT! FIT! FIT!” Great abdominals are not the flat things on guys that weight 135 lbs. They are thick and look more like the speed bumps in a neighborhood designed by moms. That means that your abs need mass and that’s something …

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Flatten Your Gut With Hanging Leg Raises

Want to challenge your abs and build incredible core power, definition, and thickness? Hang from anything and get to lifting those knees to your chest with hanging leg raises. They will always do the trick. Not only will you effectively train lower abdominals, hip flexors, and lower back, you also build superior grip, arm, and …

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