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Ab Exercises

Tighten your abdominal muscles and protect your spine with the most effective ab exercises from the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Learn proper techniques and step-by-step instruction from America's Authority on Fitness. This large collection of exercises is also featured in complete workout routines that include full-body and at-home workouts. Whether you’re looking for beginner level training or advanced fitness programs, we have something here for everyone to target core muscle groups. Choose from a wide variety of lower ab exercises, standing trunk rotations, reverse crunches and more. If you have any questions or want to hear what leaders in the industry are saying, please see our Ask the Expert section.


Stability Ball Knee Tucks



Abs, Legs - Calves and Shins

Stability Ball

Stability Ball Pikes



Abs, Shoulders

Stability Ball

TRX ® Suspended Lunge



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

TRX

Inverted Flyers



Abs, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Glute Activation Lunges



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

BOSU® Lateral Jumps



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

BOSU Trainer

Hexagon Drill



Abs, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs

Cones

Inchworms



Abs, Arms, Back, Chest, Full Body/Integrated, Shoulders

No Equipment

Medicine Ball Lunge to Chest Pass



Abs, Back, Butt/Hips, Chest, Full Body/Integrated, Shoulders

Medicine Ball

Standing Hay Baler



Abs

Medicine Ball

TRX ® Atomic Push-up



Abs, Arms, Chest, Shoulders

TRX

TRX ® Back Row



Abs, Arms, Back

TRX

TRX ® Biceps Curl



Abs, Arms

TRX

TRX ® Single-arm Chest Press



Abs, Arms, Chest

TRX

TRX ® Suspended Knee Tucks



Abs, Chest

TRX

Russian Twist



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

Stability Ball

TRX ® Single-arm Row



Abs, Arms, Back

TRX

Side Plank (Modified)



Abs, Butt/Hips

No Equipment

Barbell Jammers



Abs, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs, Shoulders

Barbell

Forward Lunge with Arm Drivers



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

High Plank T-spine Rotation



Abs, Shoulders

No Equipment

Lunge with Overhead Press



Abs, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs, Shoulders

Medicine Ball

Medicine Ball Push-ups



Abs, Chest, Shoulders

Medicine Ball

Prone ABC's



Abs

Stability Ball

Reverse Lunge with Rotation



Abs, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs

Dumbbells

Roll Out



Abs

Barbell

Side-lying Arm Rolls



Abs, Shoulders

Dumbbells, No Equipment

Single-arm Medicine Ball Push-up



Abs, Arms, Chest, Shoulders

Medicine Ball

Single-leg Stand with Reaches



Abs

Medicine Ball

Standing Single-leg Cable Rotation



Abs

Resistance Bands/Cables

Supine Suitcase Pass



Abs

Stability Ball

TRX ® Chest Press



Abs, Arms, Chest

TRX

TRX ® Front Rollout



Abs

TRX

TRX ® Suspended Pike



Abs, Shoulders

TRX