Standing Single Leg V-Ups

Standing Single Leg V-Ups (also known as standing toe taps or standing pike) is an astonishing abdominal exercise targeting upper and lower abs. This is a more functional alternative to the regular single leg v-ups performed on the floor. As all standing abs exercises, Standing Single Leg V-Ups involve more muscles in the movement and […]

Standing Alternating Toe Touches

Standing Alternating Toe Touches is a dynamic standing abs exercise targeting lower abs and obliques. The exercise may also be known as Kick Crunches or Opposite Foot to Opposite Hand Crunch. This is a more functional variation than the regular Alternating Toe Touches done on the floor. That’s because while you’re on your feet you […]

Raised Leg Crunches

Raised leg crunches (also known as bent knee crunches or tuck crunches) are more superior and lower back friendly variation of the regular crunches. Use this exercise to develope a proper strength in your upper abdominals while minimizing the risk of causing a lower back pain. Raised leg position helps to deactivate hip flexors and […]

Janda Sit-Up

Janda Sit-Up (also known as Janda Crunch) is one of those ab exercises that can save you from suffering from a lower back pain during or after ab training. Especially if your ab exercise routine consists of lots of crunches and sit-ups with your feet hooked under a piece of furniture or abdominal bench. Most […]

Standing Bodyweight Side Bends

Standing Side Bends (also known as standing oblique bends) is a popular old-school oblique exercise broadly discussed. While some people recommend this exercise for trimming and toning “love handles”, some say it’s a complete waste of time. In my personal opinion the truth lies somewhere in between. And here is why. First, lateral flexion is […]