Abdominal Workouts Duluth MN

Fitness Gear 101 is a wonderfully informative online resource dedicated to helping you make healthy lifestyle choices. We have examples of abdominal workouts and advice on how to achieve results at Fitness Gear 101.

Damage Board Shop
(218) 724-4027
1904 W Superior St
Duluth, MN
W Trek Outfitters
(218) 722-3593
230 E Superior St
Duluth, MN
(218) 722-6776
600 E Superior St
Duluth, MN
Duluth Running Company
(218) 728-1148
1217 E Superior St
Duluth, MN
Stauber Bros Sporting Goods
(218) 727-3018
2541 Maple Grove Rd
Duluth, MN
Barrys Lake Superior Charters
(218) 624-0865
505 Woodland Ave
Duluth, MN
Duluth Pack
(218) 722-1707
365 Canal Park Dr
Duluth, MN
Vista Fleet
(218) 722-6218
323 Harbor Dr
Duluth, MN
Great Lakes Fly Company
(218) 740-3040
313 W Superior St
Duluth, MN
Nevada Bobs Discount Golf
(218) 722-3909
5115 Burning Tree Rd Ste 309
Duluth, MN

Abdominal Workouts

Provided By: 

Abdominal Workout

Supine Leg Lifts

(works the abdominals, hip flexors and obliques)
  • Lie flat on a bench with legs extended and grasp the edge (over your head) for support (Figure 01).
  • Raise the legs up at the waist/hips off the floor (don't swing the legs) (Figure 02).
  • Feel the crunch in your abdominals (Figure 03).
  • Lower the legs back down and repeat (Figure 01).

Variations of this exercise: lying floor leg raise, incline bench leg raise, hanging leg lifts.

Ab Crunch

(works the abdominals)
  • Lie flat on a mat (Figure 04).
  • Bend legs at the hips and knees (Figure 05).
  • Cross the arms over the chest (Figure 05).
  • Bend at the waist, raising your shoulders and upper body until you feel the crunch in your abs
    (Figure 06).
  • Lower the upper body down (Figure 05).
  • Repeat.

Variations of this exercise: lying floor leg raise, incline bench leg raise, hanging leg lifts.

After 4-6 weeks, change at least one of the following components:

  • Type or Weight of Resistance
  • Exercise
  • Positioning

Click here to read the rest of this article from Fitness Gear 101

Twisting Crunches

(works the abdominals, obliques and hip flexors)
  • Lie flat on a floor mat with knees and hips bent.
  • Place both hands behind the head (Figure 07).
  • Twist the waist up towards the right knee so your left elbow almost touches it (Figure 08).
  • Lower the upper body down, untwisting the body (Figure 07).
  • Repeat in alternating twists.

Variations of this exercise: abdominal twist machine, weighted twist-ups, side crunches.