Get Ripped in 90 Days With P90x

By: Jesse Miller

Exercises for women who aspire to think of ways to get a great mid section are indeed gaining popularity for more and more women are now into abs exercises. There are numerous women who aspire to have flat and sexy abs that they can show off. Of course, women would not want to show off flabby and fatty abs and end up in great embarrassment. What most women want to attain is an abs with more definition and tightness. Hence, here are some of the best exercises for your abs.

1. The decline crunch routine - What you need in this routine is a decline sit up board that is found in almost every fitness center. The routine is similar to doing the traditional crunch except for the fact that you do it on a decline board. Before you perform the exercise, you can adjust the decline to the height that you want to practically work. This is because the height of the board actually determines the level of difficulty of the routine. Then you can also choose to do either a crunch or a sit up though the crunch is highly recommended to work on your mid section. Also, you can add up weight on your chest in order to change the level of difficulty.

2. The hanging knee raise - This particular routine is suggested to work on your lower abs and your mid section. This routine is likewise very challenging since you target the muscles in your lower abs for this exercise by lifting your leg. The routine requires the abs to lift your legs which are quite heavy. To perform the routine, you need to hang on a chin up bar and then lift your legs through your abs. Remember though that you should not swing your legs but instead, you should keep your motion controlled and your abs entirely tensed.

3. The bicycle crunch - Another great routine to tense your abs the most is the bicycle crunch. The good thing about this routine is that it practically does twice more than a regular crunch can do for your abs. To perform the routine, you need to take the bicycle crunch slowly in order to get the desired effect. This means to say that you need to combine both the lower and upper abs in one routine. To do this, you need to extend one leg while the other is in bent position. Then to touch your opposite elbow to the leg that is bent like when you do a twisting crunch. After which, you need to perform the same routine on the other side without resting or dropping your torso down.

4. The sprint - The sprint is not just effective for weight loss but also for developing and toning muscles in your body. In fact, it is one of the most convenient exercises that you can perform without any need of any fitness apparatus and also works for a number of muscles.

5. The fitness ball crunch - what you do in this particular exercise is that you try to roll the ball backwards as you do the ordinary crunch in order to keep your butt closer to the ground. Then once you are done, do it in the opposite direction again.

These are just five of the simple and practical routines that you can perform to add shape and firmness to your abs.

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