When preparing for a holiday we know that everyone wants to look their best! The best abdominal exercise to get that tummy into shape is the plank. This not only works the top part of your tummy muscles but also the lower abdomen.
There is no need for any equipment this exercise can be done in your own home.
Follow the steps below and you will soon see the results.
First of all if you have any injuries or back problems consult your doctor first.
Start off on the lower options and as you practice you will be able to up your game.
- Lie on a mat tummy down on the ground.
- Bend your arms and bring them underneath your body lifting your chest and upper back off the ground.
- If you’re a beginner leave your knees and legs on the mat. Keep your back flat and hold in your abs and bottom. Hold this position for as long as possible and then repeat.
- To add a higher intensity, bring your body up onto your toes into a plank position. It is extremely important to keep your body flat and not to let your bottom go up or let your hips drop.
Hold this position for as long as possible and then repeat.