How To Get Ripped Abs And Strengthen Your Core: 3 Easy-To-Do Ab Exercises

If you’re looking to get that six pack you’ve always wanted, there are many different ab exercises that you can do to strengthen your core and build those muscles. I am going to go over 3 different exercises that you can do to today that will give you a well rounded work out.

Ab Exercise #1 – Do Crunches

Crunches are a very short movement exercise that will isolate your upper abs. To do them, lie on the floor with your feet close to you and cross your arms over your chest. Now pull your upper chest to your knees using your ab muscles. Only lift up far enough so you feel it in your abs and your upper back is off the floor. Don’t lift your lower back off the floor. Also Do not use momentum or try to pull on your head to do the crunch.

Ab Exercise #2 – Do Sit Ups

Sit ups are a full range version of the crunch and will focus on all the muscles in your front abs. Get in the same position you would for crunches, with back on the floor and feet on the ground. Then lift your entire body up to your knees, pulling with your ab muscles. This ab exercise will eventually get easy enough for you to start adding weight. You can hold a weight on your chest or use a medicine ball to make the exercise more difficult. You can check out these ab workouts on <a rel=”nofollow” onclick=”javascript:ga(‘send’, ‘pageview’, ‘/outgoing/article_exit_link/1182458’);” href=””>this page</a> for more info and some videos.

Ab Exercise #3 – Do Heel Raises

Heel raises will isolate your lower ab muscles, which are the hardest muscles to get to show. It is important to strengthen all areas of your abdominals and not just focus on 1 or 2. To do this ab exercise, lie on the floor and lift your legs up, without bending them, until they are at a 90 degree angle to your body. Keep your hands at your sides. Now push your heels straight up and focus on moving them with your lower ab muscles. This is a short range of motion exercise, your heels will only raise about 4-5 inches.

These 3 exercises will get you on the road to that six pack you’re looking to sculpt. There are many more and different variations that you can do to work your abs even harder. Note that we have only worked the front of your abs so far, and not your obliques (the sides). To learn the best and fastest route to a sculpted midsection, check out my 7-day Six Pack Abs crash course.

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