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Highly Effective Exercises for Lower Abs

By Edited Jul 9, 2015 0 0

Get to know the different exercises for your abs

Exercise guide for a healthier you

If you are trying to find the most effective exercises for lower abs, then you've found the right article. It is not easy to find the best work-out for the lower abs because some of these exercise methods aren't as effective as we thought these would be. However, we are going to tackle here 3 of the most effective abdominal exercises that will definitely give you the results that you've been hoping for.

Before we go into the details, it is important to know the basic mechanism of our body's fat burning process. Effective exercises for lower abs do not just target the fat within the area of the abdomen; these also help in burning the fat in other areas of our body as long as the exercises are combined with the right strength training. Specialized strength training maximizes the fat burning potential of these abdominal exercises and strengthens the core muscles of the body.

Once you've hit the right combination of strength training and lower abs exercise, your journey towards losing that extra stomach bulge will be like a walk in the park.

For these abdominal exercises, it is recommended to do 4 sets of 10 repetitions at a different intensity level between each set. This technique is sometimes called abdominal circuit training.

Here are some of the highly effective exercises for lower abs:

1. Supine Reverse Crunches

For this exercise, you need to lay your back on the floor with your hands placed under your buttocks. Slowly raise your legs until they are positioned vertically. Next step is to bend your knees at a 90 degree angle position.

With the knees locked at this position, lower them slowly until your feet slightly touch the floor. Afterwards, bring your knees up again. Use the maximum strength of your lower abs to maximize the fat-burning potential of this routine.

Repeat as desired.

2. Alternating Supine Leg Walks

Like the first step of the exercise routine above, you should start this exercise by placing your hands under your buttocks while you lie on your back. Raise both of your legs straightly until they are vertically positioned. Acquire power from your lower abs and the whole midsection.

Alternately, lower each foot until each one is only inches from the floor. Hold your position for about 2 seconds then lift each one of them alternately to their original position.

Repeat as desired.

3. Leg Lifts

Start this exercise by lying on your back with your hand placed under your buttocks again. Raise your legs until they are positioned vertically. Tense your lower abs while contracting your midsection.

Next step is to lower both of your legs until both feet are just inches off the floor. Hold your position for about 3 seconds then raise your legs again to their original positions.

Repeat as desired.

These exercises for lower abs are highly effective if combined together within one exercise session. You can start doing these exercises to reach your objective of a fat-free and lean lower midsection.

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