A bodybuilding exercise that works the abdominals, with an emphasis on the rectus abdominis muscles. Your lower abs and hip flexors will also benefit from this exercise, and you may see a decrease in belly fat and a flatter stomach overall. As there is no equipment required, you can do this exercise anywhere, at home or in a fitness center.
- Place the hands on the floor at shoulder width behind the back.
- Lift the legs and extend them fully.
- Keep the head straight.
- Flex the hips and knees to bring them close to the chest.
- Return to the starting position.
Keep the head aligned with the body. Never arch the back.