Abdominal exercises are one of the hottest and most controversial topics in the fitness and exercise industry. Abdominal exercises make your stomach flatter; the best exercises for losing abdominal fat are the exercises that work the largest portions of the body at once.
There are hundreds of worthless abs exercises that hardly give your abdominals much resistance to work against such as crunches, sit-ups, and Ab machines. For the best results, don’t waste your time with these types of exercises.
Generally, hard struggle abdominal exercises provide a much larger impetus to the abs come in the form of exercises that involve raising/curling the legs and pelvis either upward or inward closer to the chest.
Exercises that work the large muscle groups of the legs, upper and lower back, and chest give you the largest metabolic explosion in terms of abdominal fat loss.
The most effective Ab exercises for strengthening and firming your abdominal muscles and building core stability are Cycle Crunch and Reverse Crunch
Lie face up on ground and put your hands behind your head, and then bring the knees in to the chest and lift the shoulder edges off the floor without pulling on the neck. Swap to the left, bringing the right elbow towards the left knee and switch bringing the left elbow towards the right knee. Continue this ‘pedaling’ motion for 1-3 sets of 12-16 reps.
Lie on the ground with your knees fixed and feet flat on the ground. Outstretch your arms to the side. With your knees and feet together, bring your knees toward your chest and back down without your feet touching the ground. Keep your back flat. Repeat for three sets of 10 to 12 reps each.