Abdominal Exercises for Advanced Athletes

These abdominal exercises are for those who want a more advanced workout routine. The following exercises required good abdominal strength and a will power.

Advanced Abdominal Exercises

Hanging Leg Raises

Grip bar with hands or use hanging assist pads at shoulder width. Keep body in good alignment (abs tight, chest up, back straight). Bend knees before beginning exercise. In a controlled motion, curl lowerbody up by drawing legs to the chest. Contract ab muscles fully without compromising form. While maintaining the controlled motion, return body to starting position. Do not allow body to swing. Do not allow muscles to relax before next repetition.

Roman Chair Knee Lifts

Support yourself by your forearms on a roman chair. Lift your knees towards your midsection. Use your abs to pull your legs up. Rotate your pelvis foreward to really crunch your abs. Exhale on the way up and inhale as you bring your legs back down.

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