The Simplest Abs Workouts You Can Do
If you have been looking and looking for an ab workout that actually works and gets the job done, don't freak
out: there are lots of people who are trying to find the same thing. However, there is no weight loss pill for everyone and there is no exercise that will work well for everything.
The real secret is to regularly workout your whole body using a variety of different exercises. Obviously there
are some exercises that are created just for your abs and you need to make sure to include them if this is a
particular area that you want to focus on. We'll be looking at a few of these below.
- Jumping rope, while being good for your entire body, is also a great and highly intense workout for your abs.
Most people think of jumping rope as a children's activity, but you might also know that's it's commonly done by
boxers in training.
Boxing is a sport that requires competitors to have great endurance levels and to meet certain weight
requirements and jumping rope can help with both of those things.
If you try it, you'll be surprised at how tired you get and how sore your muscles are at first. Don't let this
be an excuse to quit: it is evidence that you are doing some real work on your body and if you keep at it, it is
great for your abs.
- You could also use an ab roller if you'd like an inexpensive tool that will help you work your abs. These are
small tools that you can easily transport and store. An ab roller is just a wheel that has handles on it. Just
kneel down, grab the handles and push the wheel away from you and then pull it back.
This motion, when done in repetition is great for the abdominal muscle area. Ab rollers are often listed for
sale on the net, at sports stores and even in department stores. If you want to buy a simple and inexpensive
machine to use for exercise, this is a good choice.
- While sit-ups are typically called "the best ab workout" a person can do, it is also the most loathed. The
worst thing about sit-ups is how many of them you need to do to get the results you crave. A far better choice
today is to use the machine that makes the movement more efficient.
There are lot of different ab machines that you can use to imitate the motion for sit-ups but that give you
quite a lot more support and a wider motion range which will help make the motion safer and more effective at the
same time. Some of these machines are called ab chairs, but there are many others as well.
These machines will give you the same effect after five minutes that you would have gotten after a much longer
period of grueling traditionally done sit ups. The ab workouts discussed in these paragraphs are just a few of your
It is a good idea to change things up every once in a while so that you work different groups of muscles and
keep your ab workouts from being boring. Anyone can get bored when you do the exact same workout all the
The important principle is to consistently do some kind of effective exercise at least a few times per week. If
you're looking for motivation, please read our fitness tips.