Tag Archives: abdominal exercises

Pilates, Single leg stretch

Pilates, Single Leg Stretch A great exercise for strengthening the deeper abdominals and obliques.  This is how to do it safely and correctly to get great abs. It is really important in this exercise to limit your range of movement to suit your strength level. In the photo I am going for the hardest option, which…

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June 14, 2016
Ab Exercise - Medicine Ball Twist

Exercise Challenge – Medicine Ball Twist

Exercise Challenge – Medicine Ball Twist This is a great exercise for strengthening your abs and specifically targeting your internal and external obliques. How to do Medicine Ball twists with good technique Start with your body in a V shape with your chest lifting up towards the ceiling, making sure you don’t round your lower back. Keeping…

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November 23, 2015
One leg Plank, ab exercise

Exercise challenge – The one leg plank

Exercise Challenge – The one leg Plank How did you get on last week with the normal plank? The plank is a great exercise for your abs and your whole body: legs, shoulder stabilisers, back and arms.  The one leg plank works on your back stabilisers and rotators.  By lifting one leg your obliques and…

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October 19, 2015
The plank

Exercise Challenge – The Plank

Exercise Challenge – The Plank The plank is a great exercise for your abs and your whole body.  Unlike a lot of other ab exercises the plank works your legs, shoulder stabilisers, back and arms. My challenge for you, is to start with a plank today and time how long you can stay up for.…

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October 12, 2015
Pilates Double leg stretch with pelvic floor and transverse abdominis working properly.

Are your Ab exercises making your abs look worse?

Are your ab exercises making your abs look worse rather than better? Do you find that you do hundreds of Ab exercises and still never get the desired 6 pack that you are after?  This could be due to poor technique which may be making you look worse rather than better. 4 steps to better looking abs STEP…

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May 11, 2015