30Sep, 2009

The 5 Best Ab Exercises You Are Not Doing

Before I release this smorgashboard of wicked information I want to say THANK YOU for all your support.  The massive amounts of messages and emails I got was very encouraging and I definitely appreciate it.

You definitely kick some major ASS.

Newsflash: You want a flat midsection.  Yeah you.  Don’t lie to me and say you don’t.

pamela-anderson-baywatch-01Don’t tell me that you don’t imagine yourself running down the beach Baywatch style in your bathing suit flaunting your wickedly flat stomach.  You want that.

Hell I wanted that for so long…it was the reason I went down this path of health and fitness.  Not the Baywatch part but the abs yes.

Looking back at my 11+ years of working out I have my go to moves for each body part.   You are in for a treat as I’m revealing My Top 5 ab exercises guaranteed to flatten and tone your stomach.

I love to do my ab exercises either in a circuit of 5 or less exercises OR I like to sneak them into my sets inbetween what I’m doing.

So when I do a chest press supersetted (ie. pairing up two exercises without resting inbetween.  I hate resting) with a Lat pulldown I like to sneak in one of my many many many different ab exercises.

Now these are not your typical ab exercises.  They are what I consider to be the best and what I do for myself on a semi daily basis.

One of my favorites that I won’t be able to show you is something I’m doing now called a Negative Dragon Reverse Crunch (Excuse me??).  Your back goes on a decline bench and you lift your legs above your head…then you SLOOOOWLY let your legs come back down to starting position (I like to count 7-10 seconds).  This is a KILLER.

Things to remember:  The BEST ab exercise is pushing the dinner table away.  And do not do your abs every single day.  You can train them frequently and even back to back at times but they are just like any other muscle.  They need rest to develop.

Do these ab exercises either in a circuit or sneak them into your sets.  Next thing you know you’ll be looking in the mirror and saying, “Daaaaammmnnn who is that sexy beast staring back at me?”  Well at least that’s what I do every morning  😛

Watch this video and integrate these exercises the next time you hit the gym.  Also leave a comment below and let me know what your “go to” ab exercises are!  I’d love to hear from you!

The Top 5 Ab Exercises You are NOT Doing

Hope you enjoyed the video.  Leave a comment and let me know what your favourite ab exercise is.  Let me know what you think!

Posted by Dan Go | in Fat Loss Workouts | 5 Comments

Comments on “The 5 Best Ab Exercises You Are Not Doing” (5)

  1. Monica

    wow! i’m going to try this~

  2. Flo

    Great video. I’m definitely going to try this next time I am at the gym.

  3. Kai-An (Cayenne)

    Great video Dan! Thanks for showing the world how these ab exercise are done the correct way. I favorite ab exercises are the planks-front and side. (Ladies this REALLY WORKS! It helped me!) At the very beginning of my training, I used to hate this cuz’ I couldn’t hold it for more than 5 seconds. But after months of training (I’m slow… that’s why it took me months) it not only help my ab/waiste area slim down, I feel that my arms also got stronger!! Now I can hold it for at least 1 minute and 30 seconds, and I feel proud of myself!

    It’s a great feeling!!! 🙂

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  5. Amy Cheung

    Great video! I like weighted stability ball and prone tucks the best. they are all good ab exercises. Do more of such short videos.



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