The Best Ab Exercises You Aren’t Doing

Tighten and tone with these ABsolutely effective ab exercises

Abs got you down? Or perhaps the fact that you can’t find your abs? SkinnyMs. has gathered The Best Ab Exercises You Aren’t Doing so you can bring those abs out from hiding. We know they’re in there – it’s time to let the world know it, too! 😉

All you need to get your ABSolutely perfect abs is a yoga mat, a dumbbell, and a free interval timer app download (like Gymboss). The best things in life really are free.

Scroll down and follow our simple instructions (with video!) to make sure you’re doing all the best ab exercises out there. Let’s do this!

Equipment Needed: yoga mat, interval timer (Gymboss is a free app download), single medium-heavy dumbbell (10-15 lbs)

What to Do: Perform each exercise for 40 seconds with 20 seconds rest in between each exercise. This workout can be performed three days a week on non-consecutive days.

Beginner Level: 2 rounds
Intermediate Level: 3 rounds
Advanced Level: 4 rounds


Bird Dog Exercise
Dual Arm Dumbbell Swing
Dumbbell Jackknife
Plank Hip Dips
Plank Knee Sweep
Alternating Toe Touches

Instructional Videos:

Bird Dog Exercise:

Dual Arm Dumbbell Swing:

Dumbbell Jackknife:

Plank Hip Dips:

Plank Knee Sweep:

Alternating Toe Touches:

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