Are you still doing crunches hoping to build a strong body and flat belly? Fitness experts claim that crunches are useless and ineffective exercises and they can become a reason for serious back injuries. Crunches are one of the most overvalued exercises there is as it was even deleted from the US Navy and the Canadian Armed Forces physical-readiness tests.

So if you want to get your ab engaged you should find an effective training routine. We have spent the day looking for exercises that can sculpt a strong core and we finally found it! This strength workout consists of difficult but effective exercises targeted your core such as planks with overhead reach, kettlebells renegade row, standing ab wheel rollouts, half kneeling cable isometric holds, stability ball plank rotations, body saws and isometric side holds. These exercises can build amazing strength across your entire torso.

In order to perform these exercises you should go to a gym or you can buy a special equipment such as kettlebells, resistance bands, a mat and a medicine ball. Hold a plank positions for one minute and increase your time to ten seconds every two days. Do three sets of these exercises and perform this strength training three times a week to achieve your goal.

If you are ready to work scroll down to see the instructions and start your training routine. By using this incredible Abs workout you will strengthen your core, improve stamina and define muscles. It is time to change your lifestyle!

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#1. Planks with overhead reach

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#2. Kettlebells renegade row

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#3. Standing ab wheel rollouts

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#4. Half kneeling cable isometric holds

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#5. Stability ball plank rotations

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#6. Body saws

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#7. Isometric side holds

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