The abdominals are the focus of this strengthening exercise, the obliques and the rectus abdominis in particular. You can do this exercise at home or in a training center, as it is usually doesn't require any equipment. However, you can use a dumbbell if you want to increase the intensity of the exercise. Doing this exercise regularly, you may see more definition in your stomach.

Body Parts

  • Abdominals
  • Hip Flexors
  • Rectus Abdominis
  • Obliques


  • Lay on the floor with the feet against the floor.
  • Bend the hips and kneest at a 90 degree angle.
  • Keep the head straight.
  • Press the arms on the floor and form a 45 degree angle with the shoulder.


  • Bring the knees to the floor.
  • Keep the knees over the pelvis.
  • Keep the shoulders against the floor.
  • Return to the starting position.


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