Choosing Effective Exercises for Ab Workout
When scheduling the abs workout, you should pick 3 to 5 exercises that you can perform 2 to 4 times or 5 in a week. You should elect such exercises for your abs development that you think is comfortable and can be adjust in the schedule. Also as you are a novice, you should start the exercises with normal number of reps i.e. repetitions, you can increase the number after a week or two. Don’t pick all the exercises; only choose few that are best and effective. Here are some of the best abs exercises
Push up exercise – a very good and also a warming up exercise that should be done every time you start an exercise. It can be done in many different ways like doing normally on a floor or placing your legs on a higher surface while the palms on the ground.
Sit up exercise – another excellent exercise for abs and also have variant ways (weighted, full or half sit ups). The exercise can be done either on the floor or an exercise ball.
Bicycle Maneuver – a very effective exercise that stimulates the central muscles like the abs, back muscles and also the pelvic part. If this exercise is done regularly the results of this exercise would be seen in a week.
Plank – this exercise puts enough tension on the muscle while keeping the muscles from contracting. Also it is the easiest exercise to do.
Knee raise exercise while hanging – this exercise can be called a compound exercise because it not only develops the abs but also put tension on the shoulder and arms. As it is a hanging exercise so, you are required to hang onto a bar or something fixed on the ceiling or machine.
Pilates workout – the exercise develops strength and flexibility on the central part of the muscles. There are lots of pilate equipments in the market, the famous is an exercise ball.