For women, losing the fat around your midsection can be both the battle and the war.
Achieving a flat belly can be challenging. Between balancing work, a healthy diet, and exercise, it can be hard to get rid of stubborn belly fat. However, it's not impossible; and luckily for you, with the exercises below, we're settling your battle in searching for the top ab routines, to ensure you win the war for your best summer body.
Click through the slideshow below to check out the top ten exercises to get a flatter stomach, just in time to show it off on the beach.
*For each workout, choose a combination of at least eight different ab exercises targeting various muscle groups. Complete 8-12 repetitions, and 2-3 sets.
6. Mountain Climbers
Fitness gurus sometimes call it a "moving plank". Meanwhile, you will call it the bane of your existence; that is until you see its results. With mountain climbers, you perform a mini crunch when you explosively draw one knee into your chest.
However, although it seems easy, this move can be difficult, because your core has to work overtime to keep your body stable and straight every time you lift a foot off of the floor.
Here's how it is done:
Assume a pushup position with your hands below your shoulders and your body forming a straight line from your head to your heels. This is will be your starting position. Lifting your right foot off the floor, drive your right knee towards your chest. Tap the floor with your right foot and then return to starting position. Alternate legs with each repetition.
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