Workouts for Abs and Core

Workouts for Abs and Core

Ab and core workouts are an important piece to having a strong and healthy body. These workout exercises help you to build a strong base and are best done at the end of a workout routine or on your own. Abs and core workouts can be done at home with little or no equipment or at the gym. Check out our best ab workouts below! 

Here are some of the best abdominal exercises to do:


Planks are a great exercise for your core and abs, best of all you don’t need any special equipment so they can be done anywhere that you have enough space to lie down straight in.


This ab exercise is one of the most popular exercises to get abs out and one of the oldest, and it targets the rectus abdominis muscle. Sit ups are great to incorporate into your abs workout and into a full fitness plan because it is simple to do, has many variations, and has a low risk for injury.

Flat bench lying with leg raise

This exercise for abs is also very important and easy to perform as it can be done on a bench or a floor mat with weight added or not. This is one exercise that is great for developing lower abs and can be a staple for a lower abs workout.

Jackknife Sit-Up 

This a modified sit-up exercise is meant to not only work your main abs but also target other core muscles such as your obliques. This is a great exercise to incorporate in your abs workout that can help with tightening your core, losing belly fat, and getting you a 6-pack.

Flat Bench Leg Pull-In

This is an exercise that is a modified form of flat bench lying with leg raise. It is an important exercise to get lower abs that should be in everyone's fitness plan for abs. 

More for your abs workouts routine

There are also other important exercises to incorporate into your fitness plan to get abs and improve your core such as Reverse Crunch, Crunches and Toe Touchers and they can be found in our various ab workout plans and routines.