No matter how often or how hard you train them, it seems as if THEY NEVER GROW. If you feel the same, you are in the right place. There are a Zillion people out there with a Zillion ways to get Abs which ultimately makes it harder for you to pick a Lower Ab Workout or any kind of workout routine, set of exercises that will be best for you and your GROWTH.

“Lower Abs are Probably the Hardest to Train”.

Don’t Worry, here are the Top 5 Lower Ab Exercises that you need in your Lower Ab Workout Routine to get those lower abs to show.

Although your Diet plays an integral role in getting your Abs to show, you cannot skip the workout part and expect results. It’s a two-way process.

Team up these exercises with a Healthy Diet Plan (High Protein, Low Carbs) that suits you in order to get the Best Results.

NOTE- There is not a single workout routine in this world that can guarantee you the best results without following a Diet. So, WATCH WHAT YOU EAT!

TOP 5 LOWER AB EXERCISES

The TOP 5 EXERCISES you need to involve in your Lower Ab Workout.

Leg Raises

Exercise #1 - Leg Raises (Lower Ab Workout)
Leg Raises

Leg raise is an Ab exercise that trains and strengthens your Abs. The Upper Body remains on the ground while the lower body is moved. You can perform these while hanging for better results if you have access to a bar/rod (for hanging). Just hang and Raise your Legs (as the name suggests). I’m kidding, follow the steps specified below.

For Lying Leg Raises

Steps-

  • Lie on your back.
  • Keep your legs straight and together.
  • With your legs straight, lift them all the way up to the ceiling until your butt comes off the floor.
  • Lower your legs slowly till they are just above the floor. (make sure they don’t touch the ground)
  • Hold for a moment and feel the contraction.
  • Raise your legs back up.
  • Repeat the movement according to the number of reps you want to perform.

For Hanging Leg Raises

Steps-

  • Hang on a Bar/Rod with a wide grip.
  • Keep your Body Straight and feel the stretch in your abdominal muscles.
  • Keep both of your feet together.
  • Raise your feet slowly to the best of your ability.
  • Hold the position for a second.
  • Come back to the initial position slowly.
  • Make sure to perform the exercise in a controlled way without any jerks or momentum. Engage your abs and perform slow and controlled movements.

Mountain Climbers

Exercise #2 - Mountain Climbers (Lower Ab Workout)
Mountain Climbers – Initial Position

This is a Great Exercise as it gets your Heart Rate up Fast and involves a large number of Muscles. It helps you to Burn Calories as well as Train your Muscles at the same time. It is a Full Body Exercise but is also a great Ab Exercise.

Steps-

  • Put your palms on the floor, with your body straight. (We can simply call this position the ‘plank position’ or ‘the initial push up position).
  • Bring one of your knees as close to your chest as you can.
  • Return back to the initial position and repeat the movement with the other knee.
  • Keep switching your knees smoothly and uniformly (in a running motion/as if you are running) keeping your upper body firm and stable.
  • Keep repeating this movement according to the number of reps you want to perform.

Scissors

Exercise #3 - Scissors (Lower Ab Workout)
Yup this isn’t the Exercise… SO READ!!

Scissors is an Abdominal Exercise that Strengthens your Lower Abs. It passively works your Hamstrings and Lower Back as well. Perform Controlled and Full Movements to get the Best Results.

Steps-

  • Lie down on your back.
  • Lift both your legs making a 45-degree angle with the ground.
  • Cross one of your legs above the other.
  • Switch your legs crossing them again.
  • Keep your core engaged.
  • Repeat this movement.

Pulse Ups

Exercise #4 - Pulse Ups
DO NOT Imitate her…. Put your hands on the Ground.

Train you Lower abs with this exercise. This helps you get Extra Contraction which ultimately gives Better Results. Do not use any kind of Momentum or ‘jerky’ movement. Perform Controlled and Slow Movements to get the Best Results.

Steps-

  • Lie on your back.
  • Lift your legs up towards the ceiling making a 90-degree angle with the ground.
  • Keep your legs straight and together.
  • Keep your core tight and engaged.
  • Lift your hips from the ground pushing your legs towards the ceiling.
  • Return to the initial position.
  • Combine all these steps into One Complete Movement and perform it smoothly and slowly.
  • Repeat the movement.

Reverse Crunches

Just Kidding… But Admit it, this is UNIQUE.

The Reverse Crunch is an Intermediate Level Variation of a Crunch. In this, your Upper Body stays on the mat while the work is done by your Lower Body.

Steps-

  • Lie on your back (anywhere you like, preferably on a mat)
  • Put your palms on the ground beside your hips to get more controlled movement.
  • Raise your legs, making a 90-degree angle at your knees. (90-degree angle between the floor and your butt and a 90-degree angle between your hamstring(back of your thighs) and the calves)
  • Keeping your legs in the same position, bring both of your knees towards your chest raising your hips from the ground.
  • Come back to the initial position.
  • Repeat the same movement according to your number of reps.

Final Words

This is it for today’s Lower Ab Workout. Getting Abs can be a Confusing, Difficult, and a Time-Consuming process but it’s worth the Hard Work. According to us, having a “Healthy Body” is far better than having a “Presentable Body”. Focus on the quality of the exercise rather than the number of reps you perform also Check out a few articles that might help you achieve your goals or even if you simply want the information.

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