Got six minutes to spare from your busy day? Although it's infinitely easier to use those extra six minutes to sleep or watch TV, six minutes is all you need to make your abs lean and tight. In this video, fitness experts Jessica Bergenfield and Sarah Dussault teach you a pil ...more
Ab Core Workout
Nutrition and cardiovascular exercises are necessary to reduce the size of your belly. Ab exercise won't reduce girth. They will strengthen your core, but you will need to lose excess body weight. If you want large abs, with deep valleys, as you would see in a body builder, y ...more
Unless your name is Jessica Alba, you probably weren't born with a pack of abs that resembles a cheese grater. But whether you're skinny as a rail or have recently let yourself go (to McDonald's a few too many times) and are concealing a nice pair of man boobs, you can perfect ...more
Many people go about spot fat removal wrong. First of all, there is no such thing as spot fat removal. It's impossible to get rid of fat in just one area, so if you want to make your abs flat and toned but there's too much flab covering it at the moment, you need to do lots of ...more
Professional trainer Joel Harper shows us how to do the Tick Tock runner's ab workout. -Put your feet all the way together, put your hands in prayer position and bring them above your head. -Straighten your arms as much as you can, now use your obliques and drop down from sid ...more
Katherine and Kimberly Corp show you how to do a ten-minute (10 min) pilates ab workout for beginners and advanced practitioners.
Joel Harper from Runners World TV is going to show you how an ab workout properly named the "karate kid". For this ab exercise you are going to need a small medicine ball preferably one with sand inside and you are going to want to place it between your two feet while standing ...more
Professional trainer Joel Harper shows us how to do the "abs matrix" a runner's abs workout. -First, you are going to want to grab some weights. -Balance on one leg, lean back, and press the weight upwards. Beginners: 6-10 reps Advanced: 11-15 reps -You may feel the urge to r ...more
Gregg's ab work out is sure to set your stomach on fire. It did for Andre! Do a strenuous ab workout. Click through to watch this video on bravotv.com
Learn how to improve your athletic ability on the soccer field with the help of this core workout drill.
This video is about having a flat stomach with an ab workout routine. Fit tip of the day-4 omega 3 foods which are salmon, avocado, olive oil and almonds. Flat abs-feet flat with abs pulled down flat. Put your hands behind your head. Exhale out for 10 repetitions. Cross over a ...more
Brooke Burk with Modern Mom instructs this video on how to do a quick ab work out. Lay down on your back on a yoga mat. Start with 20 basic crunches with your hands behind your head. If you feel it start to hurt your neck, rest your head against your hands. Now do a bicycle mo ...more
UAV Corporation has put together an 8 minute routine of 9 moves to improve the tone of your abs! -Note: There are 9 movements with 45 seconds dedicated to each one. -Move #1 is a basic crunch. Put your hands behind your head and feet on the ground (knees bent)and lightly curl ...more
Abdominal lifts give a great core workout while developing breathing muscles in your abdomen. They tone your abdominals, strengthen your lower back, and boost your metabolism. They're a great way to start any workout. Some dieters use them to help them loose weight. Watch this ...more
A strong core is the key to a healthy, strong body. And who knows more about core strength than the elite Navy SEALs? Check out this workout video to learn three simple exercises that will get your abs, lower back, glutes, and more in top shape.
What's so important about toning up your midsection? Well, other than the obvious reason, which is that lots of gals like to look hot and svelte in their bikini, strengthening your core helps you sit taller, look more lean, and prevents back injuries. Strengthening your core ...more
The core of your body - your abs, obliques, and the muscle that goes around your midsection like a corset - is what holds your entire body together when you're performing tasks like lifting groceries, doing push ups, and even just sitting at your desk. Strengthen your core wi ...more
Straightforward ab work with modifications for beginners and experts are shown in this pilates how-to video. Practice doing single leg lifts and changes with this pilates core workout. These pilates single leg lifts are sure to help tone and strengthen your abdominals in now t ...more
No pain, no gain. Well, at least when it comes to toning your flab and revealing those hard six-pack abs that have been hiding under all that stuffing you got from last winter's holiday revelry. If you're really committed to losing that extra amount of chub on your belly, tak ...more
This is Pilates for Dummies. Learn how to do the Pilates upper abdominal curls. Strengthen your core with Pilates upper abdominal curls. Flatten your stomach even more doing upper ab curls on a fitness ball — a great core workout for every fitness level. This exercise video gi ...more
This video from fitness trainer Yuri Elkaim demonstrates a core workout for the absolute beginner. These exercises are good for people who have never worked out or who have sore back. He explains abdominal bracing, which adds stability to the core and spine, and works the musc ...more
Contrary to popular belief, doing a zillion crunches won't get you anything more than a tired midsection and, if you're lucky, a two pack of abs within a few months. Doing the correct exercise precisely is often more important than how many reps you do. Just watch this fitnes ...more
The truth is, it's not about how many repititions of an exercise you do; it's about how well you hold the form and what kind of exercise you do. Heck, you could probably do 1,000 sit ups a day and still have some extra flab on your belly. That's because sit ups only tone the u ...more
The prone (face down) bridge or plank is a great exercise if you are trying to develop the core. This exercise is unique in that it is done from a static position. There are no repetitive movements. The prone bridge strengthens the lower back, as well as several muscles in the ...more
The modified prone (face down) bridge or "plank" is a great exercise if you are trying to develop the core muscles. This exercise is unique in that it is done from a static position. There are no repetitive movements. The modified prone bridge strengthens the lower back, as we ...more
This is a great Men's Health abs workout called the "front-pillar with diagonal arm-lift". The bridge position is a fantastic core muscles workout for the abs. Assume a modified press-up position with your forearms resting on the floor. Your elbows should be under your should ...more
Learn how to hold a single arm plank. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Simply holding a plank, or push-up, position is a tough workout for your core. This variation doubles the difficulty by asking you to hold that position with one arm at your side. ...more
Learn how to do cable squats. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Cable squats aren't just a great leg exercise; they also activate your core, providing a more full-body workout. Muscles Worked Legs, Core Starting Position Set both arms on a dual cabl ...more
Katherine and Kimberly Corp show you how to do a thirty minute (30 min) pilates workout to tone your abs, strengthen your core, and improve spinal flexibility. This is ideal for beginners, and advanced practitioners looking for a challenge.
This how-to shows a great muscle combo workout: legs and abs. Men's Health, the preeminent source for fitness videos, breaks it down for you. Loop resistance tubing around your ankles and pull it up your legs until the loop is just above your knees. Place your feet more than ...more
Sadie Nardini teaches you a core yoga power flow for beginners for a holistic whole body workout.
Learn how to use a heavy boxing bag to do speed alternate gut punches. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Express your inner animal while giving your core, shoulders, and legs a fast-paced workout. For this exercise, you'll throw alternate gut punches ...more
Learn how to do stability ball dumbbell skull crushers. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Don't let the name scare you away from this tried-and-true triceps builder. Proper focus on technique and use of appropriate weights will keep you from bonking y ...more
Katherine and Kimberly Corp show you how to do a ten-minute (1o min) pilates arm workout using stretch bands. This workout targets every major muscle group in the arms and helps maintain alignment and ab strength.
Learn how to do step back lunges with a plate twist. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Strengthen the stability of your core and your hips as you give your legs a workout. Using a weight plate and body twist adds an intense edge to the classic lunge. ...more
This exercise from Men's Health will tax your whole body. The abs workout exercise called the "Turkish get-up" will especially tax the core muscles and shoulder muscles as you progress your way to heavier dumbbells. Lie on your back with your legs straight. Hold a dumb-bell i ...more
Learn how to do stability ball push-ups and knee tucks. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The stability ball push-up and knee tucks is a two-in-one workout that focuses on your chest and abs while simultaneously improving overall core muscle strength, ...more
Find out how to tone your legs with help from Men's Health. In this video, learn the "barbell squat" exercise, which will work your lower body and core muscles. It's a great leg workout. Place a bar-bell at chest height in a squat rack. Grab the bar with an overhand grip slig ...more
You don't necessarily need a medicine ball for this "medicine ball hand walk" exercise. Men's Health will show you exactly how to do this abs workout exercise. If you struggle to get started with this core muscles exercise, then try replacing the ball with a small step. Assum ...more
New techniques may improve a swimming pool workout from Masters coach Nancy Kirkpatrick Reno. Before sticking a toe in the water, consider this advice: * Swim in a pool that's at least 20 to 25 yards long; those pools can usually be found at high schools and some gyms. A 50-me ...more
Learn how to squats and plyometric jump squats. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This combination exercise alternates body weight squats and plyometric jump squats to give your legs and body a maximum workout. Plyometric jump squats provide many of th ...more
Don't even attempt this exercise if you're not trusting of gravity (and have amazing core balance). Combining one-armed push-ups with chest bounces from the stability ball, the exercise is dependent on your core strength and trust that the ball won't fly away as you come down. ...more
The "wood-chopper" isn't just for lumberjacks. You can get the full woodsman workout yourself, without the axe! Men's Health shows you how to do the wood-chopper exercise, and when you power through this move, your upper and lower body, along with your core muscles, are workin ...more
Get the perfect abs workout with Men's Health. By keeping tension in the band during this "torso rotation" exercise, and by rotating your body, you will target your core muscles. Grab with both hands the handle of a shoulder high pulley cable or resistance band. With your lef ...more
This exercise is called the "single-leg, single-arm, Romanian deadlift" and provides a great leg workout. Men's Health gives the details on this exercise, which as well as blitzing your hamstrings, glutes, and lower back, this move will strengthen your core muscles and stabili ...more
In this video, we learn the truth and myths about ab workouts. The first myth is that you can get six pack abs just by doing ab exercises. This is not true. You need to eat less and work out more to lose fat on your body that will show the abs underneath your fat. It doesn't m ...more
Kim Strother returns with a progressive ab workout that will work that tummy flat! Ford Models. Who doesn't enjoy getting makeup, hair, skin & fitness advice from models? This how to video demonstrates how to achieve flat abs. Thanks Ford Models, for your expert tips!
In this video, we learn how to slim down with a "mountain climbing" exercise at home. Sit-ups and crunches are not effective for slimming down your abs, doing this exercises will help with a good diet! To do this, you will place your hands on a table and lean slightly into it. ...more
Abdominal exercises such as kneeling ab crunches work out the abdominal muscles. Learn abdominal exercises in this free ab workout video series featuring a personal trainer. Part 1 of 6 - How to Do upper abdominal exercises. Do upper abdominal exercises - Part 2 of 6. Click th ...more
Maintaining a strong, healthy physique can be time consuming. If you're looking to stay in shape without committing a large chunk of time, this workout might the one for you. It only takes 15 minutes to build strong muscle and stay in shape! Fast 15 Minute Muscle Building Wor ...more
Spinning a weighted hoop is a great core workout and burns up to 100 calories every 10 minutes. You Will Need: * An oversize, 3-pound weighted hoop * Exercise clothing * An 8 sq. ft. space * Your favorite music (optional) * An exercise mat (optional) WARNING: Always consult a ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a core-blasting workout without sit-ups or crunches. Users will only need a timer. This workout contains 6 exercises. The exercises are: right knee-to-elbow plank, left knee-to-elbow plank, right side plank twist, left side plank ...more
Do you hate doing crunches but desire six pack abs? Well, most would say "good luck!" but this video from Turbulence Training Secrets is here to tell you different. Learn how to do ab-working core circuit training without laying on the ground and doing endless reps of crunches ...more
Looking to bring sexy back in your life? Bring back welcomed curves with this eleven part vieo series hosted by Momma Gee who shows how she brought sexy back into her life in ten days. By using a series of exercises to slim and tone your body through the P90x program, Momma Ge ...more
Yuri Elkaim, personal fitness coach, shows you a five-exercise Bosu Ball workout that will tone your abs fast. The first exercise is a pushup on the Bosu Ball with the spherical side down. With your torso down, lift one leg up from the floor. Bring the torso down, then back up ...more
The Fitness Gals at Diet.com bring you a workout that will tone your arms and core using an exercise band with a partner. This fitness routine can be done at home, no gym required. All you need is an exercise band with handles.
Dumbbell rows are a simple exercise you can do at home for lats, all you need is a padded chair and a dumbbell. This exercise, when done in conjunction with pull-ups, makes the core of a great home back workout.
Try out a stability ball for core muscle exercises and to change up any workout routine. Learn how to use stability balls in this exercise tutorial. When using a stability ball you should target core muscles, keep back straight, abs tight, and tone core muscles. With this how ...more
There's no doubt about it—the most elite military force in the United States is hands down, the Navy SEALs. They can operate at sea, in the air and on land, and their ability to conduct missions underwater separates them from most other military units in the world. They've fou ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tone their arms and legs with a 10 minute, 30 rep workout. This entire workout routine will target the arms, legs, abs/core, aerobic and balance. There are 6 exercises in this workout. The exercises are: plank rows (with weights), b ...more