START TONING YOUR LOWER ABS AT HOME WITH THESE 6 EXERCISES
Lie back, hands behind head. Lift shoulder blades off mat, bend knees 90 degrees, and gaze at thighs with relaxed neck. Your starting point.Engage abs and twist right elbow toward left knee while straightening right leg as close to floor as possible without resting on mat.
Side Hip Bridge
Lay on your right side with left foot on top, right forearm on mat, elbow under shoulder. Your palm should be flat, fingers spread, left hand on hip.Engage obliques and elevate hips to produce a straight line from head to heels.
Lay on your back with your arms by your sides and your feet off the ground, with your legs stretched out and your toes pointed.Pull your knees into your chest and push down into your arms until your hips lift off the mat.
Sit down and lean your upper body back until your abs are tight. Lift your legs up and bend them at a 90-degree angle. Bend your arms, clasp your hands together, and spread your elbows wide.Turn your body to the right so that your right elbow is just above the mat.
Stand with feet slightly wider than hip-width apart. Raising arms upward with elbows bent allows hands to grasp behind body and biceps to frame face.Swing arms forward and down, stopping at chest level, with control.
Plank Shoulder Tap
Because the shoulder tap makes you use your core, this version on the plank is a great way to warm up. Corgel says that it will help you get into the right position for a plank and get you ready for weight-bearing arm and ab exercises.