In order to work your abs, you don’t always want to do planks or crunches or even use any gym equipment.
Fortunately, there are other solutions and you should think about working your core while standing for e.g.
That method may even be more effective because most of your core muscles are even don’t seen in the mirror, but they wrap all the way around your body.
When you already have decided to work standing exercises, it is most important to find which the most effective ones are. If you truly want to achieve results work the best standing abs moves that target your entire core and focus on form over doing reps, for instance, engage your abs in lifting your leg each time, not your quads or glutes.
The biggest problem that people have faced in nowadays is to find the time when to work, as they are short on time, don’t have access to equipment or travelling a lot. In such circumstances, standing ab exercise is ideal for performing, and can be added to your own custom ab workout.
For this exercise – high-knee march with a twist that we are presenting you today, you should use your obliques and rectus abdominis (six-pack muscles!), which are also giving your booty a nice lift.
–Starting position – standing position with your feet together and arms by sides.
–Extending right foot back behind you, join your hands and reach them up and out (at about a 45-degree angle from your face). Keep the weight on your left foot and your core tight, releasing the right foot.
–Driving your right knee up and toward your chest, bring your hands down and twist your upper body to the right.
–Re-extending your hands up and out, tap your right foot back behind you.
–Tip: knees should be bent softly.
Perform the movements for 30 seconds on one side, then repeat on the left side for 30 seconds.