Put Some Variety into Your Abs Routine

Not satisfied with your waist-reduction progress? Try putting some variety into your exercise regimen –it can go a long way toward helping you achieve your fitness goals.These tummy-tighteners, were adapted from the pages of Flatten Your Stomach, For Women over 35, by Ann Dugan and the editors of Consumer Guide..

Tough Act (Emphasizes lower abdomen)

Starting Position: Sit on an exercise mat with your legs wide apart, knees bent; Keep your feet flat on the floor; Fold arms across chest.

Stomach targeting Ten abdominal exercises to trim your tummy Put Some Variety into Your Abs Routine

Put Some Variety into Your Abs Routine


Rep: Lower your back towards the floor, without allowing your head and shoulders to touch the floor; Sit up, while simultaneously swinging your left leg out to the side; Return to starting position.

Perform at least 8 reps with each leg.

Firm Up, In addition to the abs, this exercise works the back and hips.

Starting Position: Stand with your body’s weight on the right leg; Move your left leg out to the side, toe pointed towards the ground; Put your right hand behind your head, your left hand on your hip.

Rep: Raise your left leg up in front of you as high as possible; Simultaneously touch right elbow to the left knee (hand should remain behind head); Return to starting position.

Perform at least 8 reps with each leg.

Cross Out

Starting Position: Stand up straight, with your weight on the right leg; Position your left leg to the side, pointing your toes outwards; Face your torso slightly towards the left; Raise your arms straight overhead.

Rep: Cross your left leg behind your right, and bend at the waist; Bring both arms down towards the ankles and attempt to touch both ankles; Return to starting position.

Perform at least 8 reps. Then perform exercise with the opposite side of your body.

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