People all over the world love to have tight abs with no fat on the outside. Any plan needs some persistence and enthusiasm to succeed, but combined with a high-quality workout and diet you will succeed.
Most people in fact do have reasonable abdominal muscles because they are required to support the torso area. The problem is in getting them seen beneath the body fat that is often stored in this area. This is a particular problem with men who tend to store excess calories as belly fat.
If you can reduce total body fat to an acceptable level and make use of some of the best abdominal exercises at home then you will have abdominal muscles that you can be proud of. How-ever without a balanced and sensible diet your abs will never be seen.
Best Abdominal Exercises At Home # 1
The abdominal crunch is widely used and well known but care needs to be taken to avoid injuring the spine. Move some furniture if required and get down on the floor on your back with the knees raised off the floor just a little. The neck should be held with your hands but not pulled on. Tighten the abs without lifting the lower back. Lift the shoulders 8-10 inches, but avoid rounding the back, keep the eyes on the ceiling and maintain for a few seconds.
Lower back down while maintaining some tightening of the abdominal muscles and repeat. Redo for maybe 15 or 20 times. If you want to increase the intensity you can contract the abs at a slower rate, or maybe place some weight across your chest.
Best Abdominal Exercises At Home # 2
The tummy tuck can be done anywhere, whether at work or home, even while watching TV. Sit upright in a chair or on a seat with your back supported, breathe out and contract your stomach muscles. Hold for 4 or 5 seconds, release and repeat.
Best Abdominal Exercises At Home # 3
While still sitting on the seat, following # 2, sit upright and place your hands by your side. Bend in the middle, but with a straight back, and raise your legs from the floor so that a V shape is formed. Maintain for up to 15 seconds and replicate up to 10 times.
Best Abdominal Exercises At Home # 4
The abdominal bicycle crunch starts in the same position as the first exercise by being horizontal on the floor. With your head supported raise both legs slightly off the floor. Raise the knee on one side towards the elbow on the other side, hold in this raised position and then slowly let go. Repeat on the other side, alternating for 15 repetitions.
Best Abdominal Exercises At Home # 5
The reverse crunch begins again with you lying on your back on the carpet, but this time with your hands down by your sides. Lift and bend your legs towards your chest, hold for a few seconds and release. To increase the intensity you can lift your tailbone from the floor.
Best Abdominal Exercises At Home # 6
While still on the carpet on your back, have a chair handy to put the legs on. Lengthen your body and raise the back a few inches. Hold this position for 10 seconds at the beginning increasing up to a minute as you get stronger.
Best Abdominal Exercises At Home # 7
Maintain your position on the floor with hands by your sides, or slightly under your buttocks for support. Raise your legs a few inches off the ground, hold, and release. Repeat for 15-20 repetitions.
By following this program 3-4 times per week you will soon have abdominal muscles that you are proud of both because they look good and because you will have developed essential core strength.