The second of the easy ab workouts is the lower ab crunch. You will need to lie down on your back for this exercise as well. The legs will be bent at the knees and folded over when you raise them. Press the lower back to the floor keeping the palms down by the sides of the body. Breathe out while lifting the buttocks and hips slightly.
Some people, however, are not satisfied with doing workouts for abs at home. What they do is register with the local gym. There are many benefits of doing this strategy. First, gyms have fitness trainers and experts. These people will give you the guidance and pieces of advice you will need to get your goal faster and the safe way. Another benefit of going to gyms to trim those abs is access to a variety of machines. Gyms have cable machines that allow users to target various parts of the midsection at different angles. You can also use non-cable machines.
When you are moving your legs during the workout when using the equipment, the pelvis could be stabilized by the abs. When your legs are moving the abdominal muscles will help with rotating the pelvis and this will help prevent back ache.
Interval swimming – Interval training is a high effective form of cardio exercise with running, cycling, and other workouts. Swimming is no exception. What interval training means is that you change the pace of your workout every few moments. For instance, you swim very fast for a minute, then slow things down to a medium pace for 3-4 minutes. Then, you push yourself hard again, so on and so forth.
Instead of slow steady-state cardio, interval training has been proven over and over again to massively boost your metabolism. There are many different varieties of interval training from 60 second’s at a reasonably tough pace to 60 seconds easy, right down to 8 seconds sprinting with 12 seconds rest.
L-sits: You’ll need a pull up bar or captain’s chair for this one. Anything where you can hold your legs up unassisted will do. Either hang from the bar or sit back in the chair, then lift your legs out in front of you until they are at a 90 degree angle. Hold them here for as long as you can.
This exercise is one of the best for strengthening your obliques as long as it is done with good technique. This is important simply because many of our everyday activities involve considerable twisting and side bending. What you should remember in doing this exercise is that the quality of your movement is a lot more important than the amount of weight that you use. In fact, it is best to use moderate to light weights coupled with slow and controlled movements in order to build strength quickly while avoiding injury.
Now lift the shoulders and head while squeezing the side at the waist before returning the shoulders and head to the floor. Do this for ten repetitions, then switch sides and do ten more.