This is a strengthening exercise that targets the core as a whole, but with a focus on the rectus abdominis and the obliques. It can be done at home or in the weight room at a gym, as there is no equipment required. Including this exercise in your workout with help you to develop a six pack, as well as a flat stomach.

Body Parts

  • Abdominals


  • Lay back down on the floor with the feet against the floor.
  • Bend the hips and knees at a 90 degree angle.
  • Keep the head straight.
  • Place the hands on either side of the head.


  • Flex the torso and bend the pelvis simultaneously.
  • Bring the elbow towards the opposing knee.
  • Return to the starting position without touching the head or shoulders to the floor.


Keep the head aligned with the body.