Dead Bug Lying on your back with hands above and feet up, your knees should be 90 degrees. Straighten your leg till your heel is an inch from the floor and lower your other arm parallel to the floor.
Top Top: Bringing the legs up to the midsection works the lower abs. The movement can be reversed with bent knees. Slow down and prevent momentum to elevate your legs to avoid swinging between reps.
Donaldson advises slowing down and controlling this action to double your lower ab exercise. Imagine a glass of water on your lower back to maintain your hips and spine steady and level throughout the exercise.
Juniper advises: 'A side plank works the transverse abdominal muscles, obliques, glutes, quadriceps, and hamstrings. Raise your upper leg or arm to challenge yourself.
'This workout really stresses your rectus abdominis,' adds Juniper. Want to ignite your six-pack? Use cable machines or resistance bands.
Your abs raise your shoulders off the floor and twist your body to bring your right elbow to your left knee. Slowly lower and repeat all repetitions before switching sides.
Lie back on the bench with your legs stretched off the end. Hands on the bench to stabilize yourself.
Hold a medicine ball above your head while lying on your back. Your hands and feet should be just above the floor with your arms and legs extended.