Lower abs workout – simple routine with free printable

These 4 exercises will give you a good lower abs workout, as well as strengthening your core stabilisers.  Try to do them  3 times a week for best results.  Please read these safety guidelines before you start, as well as the instructions below.

Lower abs workout – exercise instructions

Smoothies in less than a minute

Double leg stretch

Lower abs workout - double leg stretch

Start position: lying on your back with your knees and hips bent at right angles and your hands behind your head

  • Curl your head and shoulders off the floor as you straighten your legs
  • Return to the start position and repeat x 10

Single leg lowers

Lower abs workout - scissors

Start position: lying on the floor with your arms by your sides and your legs vertical

  • Engage your abs strongly to keep your pelvis stable and lower one leg to the floor.
  • Return this leg to the vertical and repeat with the other leg
  • Repeat for 5 on each leg

Reverse crunch

Reverse crunch

Start position: lying on the floor with your arms by your sides and your legs vertical

  • Engage your lower abs as you curl your lower spine off the mat.  Again, it should be a smooth curling movement
  • When your lower back has left the floor, start to reverse the movement – curl your spine back down under control
  • Repeat x 10

Smoothies in less than a minute

Straight leg crunch

Straight leg crunch

Start position: Lying on floor with legs vertical

  • Curl your head and shoulders off the floor as you reach your hands towards your feet
  • Repeat x 10

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