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4 Exercises to Target Your Lower Abs

To learn how to work your lower abs read this article. I will show you some of the most effective ab exercises that will target your lower abs. Doing hundreds of crunches a day will not work. You do not even have to buy any expensive equipment you see advertised on TV

Hanging Knee Raises- Targeting Lower Abs

Start by grabbing a hold on a pull up bar. Keep your body straight. Then lift your knees up to touch your chest and bring them back down again. That is one rep. These are really effective for working your lower abs since you will be hanging

Swiss Ball Pull Ins

You will need an exercise ball for these. They are very effective for not just your lower abdominals but for your working your core muscles. Start by getting into a push up position but rest your shins on the ball. Then pull in the ball until your knees touch your chest and push back out to complete the rep

Reverse Crunches

These are a very effective upgrade to basic crunches on the floor. Lay on your back and lift your legs up in the air. Bend your knees to the point where the lower part of your legs are parallel to the floor. Then bring your knees back to touch your chest and forward again

By using these effective ab exercises you will get sore at first. But that is when you know you have worked them well. It takes practice but this is how to work your lower abs for great effect

Forearm Side Plank

How to: From your side, place your forearm on the ground, elbow in line with shoulder and other hand on your hip. Stagger your feet and lift your hips up so your body is in a straight diagonal line. Hold this position for 30 seconds, then switch sides. Planks work the deep inner muscles of your abdominal wall, helping to keep your trunk stable