- Hanging knee raise.
- Pushup to jack knife.
- Ab rollout.
- Oblique crunch.
What is the most effective ab exercise?
According to the study, the bicycle crunch was the most effective stomach exercise when analysing the muscle activity in the abdominals. To complete a bicycle crunch, lie on your back with your lower back pressed into the ground, bring your knees in towards your chest and lift your shoulder blades off the ground.
What are the 5 best exercises for your abs?
- The plank. Plank.
- The bicycle crunch. Why: In the San Diego study, this exercise was the second highest in terms of strengthening the obliques in participants.
- Side plank.
- Vertical leg crunch.
- Reverse crunch.
How many times a week should a man do abs?
So how often should you train your abs? 2-3 exercises 2-3 times per week is plenty to maximize development without overdoing it. If you are already working out 3 times per week you can just tack 1-2 ab exercises on to the end of your workouts.