Work the core, especially the rectus abdominis and the transversus abdominis (which helps to draw the stomach in), with this strengthening, equipment-free exercise. Include this exercise as part of your workout, either at home or at the gym, to develop a six pack and trim belly fat.

Body Parts

  • Abdominals
  • Hips
  • Transversus Abdominis
  • Rectus Abdominis
  • Hip Flexors


  • Lay on the floor with the legs together.
  • Keep the head straight.


  • Lift the legs and shoulders.
  • Bend the pelvis towards the interior.
  • Hold the position.


Keep the head aligned with the body. Never arch the back.