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 […]

9 Unpopular Ab Exercises That Don’t Cause Lower Back Pain

Do you suffer from lower back pain during or post ab exercises? Try the exercises listed below to strengthen and develop the abdominal muscles without hurting your back. These 9 unusual ab exercises that don’t cause lower back pain have helped to my and other personal trainers clients to prevent and relieve low back pain […]

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 […]

Standing Bicycle Crunch

Standing bicycle crunch (also known as standing criss cross exercise) is a more functional variation of regular Bicycle Crunches. Which by the way is proven to be 248% more effective than standard crunches. This exercise will help you to build up the functional core strength and improve your balance. With a special emphasis on the […]