Everybody wants nice flat and toned stomach but to most people it seems impossible to achieve. However, nothing is impossible if you put your mind to it.
There are numerous exercises that target your abs, but this exercise routine guarantees you the best results. All you need is about 10 minutes of your day to do the exercises. If you do them every day, you will soon see the results
Exercises for a Flat Stomach
1. The Roll
Lie down on a mat on your back. Bring your legs straight up to the ceiling and your hands spread to the sides. Start by bringing your legs down towards the ground but without touching it.
Bring your knees back into your chest and go up again. The exercise hits your lower abdominal muscles. Do that for 30 seconds and take a rest.
Stay in the same position as the previous exercise with your legs up. But this time you are going with your legs to the side. Drop your legs to one side as near to the ground as you can without touching it.
Do the exercise for 30 seconds and switch sides during the whole time. This exercise is great for your side muscles and lower abs.
3. Starfish Crunch
Lie on the ground with your legs apart and arms apart. Arms are above your head. Touch the opposite foot to the opposite hand. Make sure you are breathing properly, inhale and exhale all the time. Do it again for 30 seconds.
4. Mountain Climbers
Put your hands on the ground and bring your body up on your toes. Make sure your spine is straight from head to toe. Bring your knees into the chest by switching legs for 30 seconds. Keep your stomach hold in your spine.
5. Russian Twists
Sit down and bring your upper body to about 45 degrees from the ground. Your legs can be either on the ground or you can bring them up, depending on the level of difficulty you want.
Start twisting your upper body by bringing your both hands to the sides. Keep your eyes on your hands all the time and breathe. This exercise is great for your side abs. DO it for 30 seconds.
6. Spiderman Planks
Get your body in the push up position and lift one leg to the side with your knee bended to 90 degrees angle. Make sure your back is straight and hold that position for 15 seconds.
Hold the stomach in and switch legs. Hold again for 15 seconds and inhale and exhale during the whole exercise.
7. Single Leg Drops
Lie on your back and spread your arms to the sides. Lift your legs up to the ceiling and start dropping down one leg and then the other.
Your legs should be straight and extended all the time. When you bring them down make sure they are not touching the ground. The exercise activates your lower abs. Breathe and do it for 30 seconds.
8. Double Leg Circles
Lie on your back with your legs straight up to the ceiling. Start doing circles to the right side for 30 seconds and repeat the exercise by doing circles to the left side. Keep breathing during the whole exercise.
9. Flutter Kicks
Lie on your back again and bring your legs up. Start kicking the air with your legs. If you want the exercise to be more difficult bring your legs litter lower.
Make sure you keep your back on the ground as flat as you can. Do the exercise for a whole minute while inhaling and exhaling. You will feel your lower muscles burning.