6 Best ABS Exercises That Really Work for Women – Flat ABS for Women (Videos)

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Six-pack abs are a promise of many magazine articles and advertisements. But obtaining this desired look isn’t as easy as performing a few extra exercises or drinking a healthy protein shake. A perfect mix of genetic gifts, a precise diet and a dedicated fitness routine is what it takes for a woman to achieve six-pack abs.

You’ll have to be more seriou

Six-pack abs are a promise of many magazine articles and advertisements. But obtaining this desired look isn’t as easy as performing a few extra exercises or drinking a healthy protein shake. A perfect mix of genetic gifts, a precise diet and a dedicated fitness routine is what it takes for a woman to achieve six-pack abs.

You’ll have to be more seriou

s about exercise to reach the body fat levels necessary for six-pack abs. The following workout consisted of 6 effective exercises, is a real challenge for you to burn your extra calories.

  1. Crunch with knees to the chest

This exercise, better known as double crunch, is an advanced level exercise for the stabilization of the lumbar area and training the abdominal area.

By properly doing it you’ll involve the legs and trains, in particular, the lower part of your abdominals, especially the hip flexors, which are the first to be activated during the movement of the knees toward your chest.

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  1. Russian Twist

The Russian twist targets the central part of the body, with a particular focus on the oblique abdominals. It is a perfect exercise for all those sports that the strength and stability in the central part of the chest are of great importance.

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  1. Crunch with vertical Legs

The Crunch with the vertical legs strengthens the entire abdominal fascia, with a particular focus on the upper area of the rectus abdominis.

In addition, this type of exercise increases the strength and ability in performing aerobic activities, swimming, walking and running. The crunch with vertical legs, can be helpful in balancing the body and correcting the posture.

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  1. Scissors Side Crunch

This exercise enables an intensity workout on the oblique abdominals, thanks to the alternating movements of the legs and arms. In addition, it works on the oblique abdominal muscles and helps to improve coordination because it requires rhythmicity of the movement.

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  1. Legs elevation in 4 strokes

This is one of the best lower ab exercises so-called “lower abs”. As the rectus abdominous muscle is a unique and wide muscle it has areas that can be strengthened and stimulated through targeted exercises, such the elevation of the legs in 4 strokes, because alternating the elevation and lowering of the legs, will stimulate the lower abdomen more effectively.

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  1. Side Plank

Plank belongs to the 5 best abdominal workouts according to many experts (e.g. the “Boeckh-Behrens &Buskies” study, 2000). However, here can be highlighted the side “plank” which targets your obliques. Comparing with the traditional sit-ups they are more effective because they mobilize several muscle groups without causing any pressure on the lumbar vertebrae and the discs.

This exercise is especially effective in strengthening chest stabilizers and works in simultaneously on all muscle groups if done properly. It is recommended if you want to increase the intensity of your workout.

The hard part is balancing for a specific period of time and keeping the right position, so it is not recommended to beginners or those who have injuries, but to those who already have good muscle tone.

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