Ab Exercises

6 Moves + 100 Reps = Best Core Workout Ever

What's the perfect complement to your heart-pumping cardio workout? This dynamic core workout, that's what. It includes six basic yet effective moves for a total of 100 reps. Don't be scared. It's intense, but it's so good. RelatedLose Weight, Build Mu...

This 4-Week Challenge Will Help You Finally Conquer Push-Ups

If you struggle with doing push-ups, I feel your pain. It wasn't until a few months ago that I could actually complete a full set of push-ups on my toes. I was fit and more active than most, but I found out from my trainer that I wasn't conditioning my...

You’re Only 5 Minutes and 4 Moves Away From Stronger Abs

During a recent trip to London, I sat down with the very engaging Desirèe Henry, Olympic medalist and Adidas athlete. When we spoke, the English sprinter was only days away from winning silver in the women's 4x100-meter relay at the World Championships, adding yet another medal to her already growing collection. Based on our conversation, you never would have guessed that she was in the throes of an intense competition; she was incredibly warm and at ease throughout our evening chat. She shared that just that week, her mom was calling on her for fitness advice; specifically, a workout. Desirèe more than obliged, creating a quick four-move circuit. "For me it's all about the core and the abs," she said. "I do a little bit every day - even if it's just before bed."RelatedTrust...

3 Flat-Ab Exercises From Shaun T – and All You Need Is a Chair

Here's a quick three-minute workout from Beachbody supertrainer Shaun T. It's just three moves! And all you need is a chair. The best thing: two of the moves are actually done sitting down. But don't be fooled - this sweet little workout will still get...

The Intense Push-Up Variation That’ll Change the Way Your Abs Look

Push-ups have got to be my all-time favorite upper-body exercise since they are so effective at targeting your chest and shoulders. There are so many variations to this basic exercise, so here's another one to add to your routine. Bonus: this move help...

1 Move That Works It All: Butt, Abs, and Arms

You're busy. We know that. That's why we're showing you tabletop reach, a sweet little bodyweight exercise that works your entire body with special focus on your arms, butt, and abs. Yes! It's an ab exercise that is not a crunch. And another bonus: you...

The 1 Yoga Pose I Do That Strengthens My Core Like Nothing Else

If you think of core-carving yoga poses, Boat, Crow, and Planks probably come to mind, but I've discovered one pose that fires up my core so intensely, it hurts to laugh the next day. While Headstand is meant to challenge your sense of balance and a...

The 1 Yoga Pose I Do That Strengthens My Core Like Nothing Else

If you think of core-carving yoga poses, Boat, Crow, and Planks probably come to mind, but I've discovered one pose that fires up my core so intensely, it hurts to laugh the next day. While Headstand is meant to challenge your sense of balance and a...

This Is My New Favorite Ab Exercise, and You Should Try It Right Now

I love an exercise that works multiple body parts simultaneously. I love an exercise that makes me feel strong. And I love an exercise that requires no equipment - I like to be spontaneous sometimes. The knee driver checks all those boxes, making it my...

This Plank Workout Will Work Every Inch of Your Body

Cardio is out and strength training is becoming the focus when it comes to losing weight. Nicole Aurigemma, MS physiology at Women's Health and Exercise Lab at Penn State said, "Having more muscle is actually beneficial to weight loss," because "muscle...

After These Yoga Poses, You’ll Feel Proud Baring It on the Beach

Beginner yoga poses may look easy at first glance, but after holding your body still and feeling your muscles burn, you'll realize these poses are the ticket to rocking your swimsuit. Here are seven beginner yoga poses to strengthen and tone your bikin...

35 Plank Variations That Will Strengthen and Tone Every Inch of Your Body

A plank is anything but basic. The move simultaneously works the upper body and core without needing a single piece of equipment to do so. Adding the move into your regular routine will help you become stronger and leaner and can help offset everyday a...

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