Workout Tips

Lay Back For A Six-Pack

There may be no better exercise for making your abs pop than the decline situp, which trains all your deep core muscles and the six- pack muscle—so it really pops.

Lay Back, Six-Pack

Decline Weighted Situp

How to Do It

  1. Angle a bench downward. Hook your feet under the pad and hold a weight plate on your chest.
  2. Exhale and curl your body up off the bench until your elbows touch your thighs. Slowly return to the start.

SEE ALSO: 6 Moves for a Shredded Six-Pack

DID YOU KNOW? The decline situp works not only the abs but also the hips, making you a better runner and stronger squatter. The extra weight forces maximum recruitment of the rectus abdominis, promoting growth of the six-pack muscle so it can show even under your shirt.

Quick Tip

  • Start with a shallow angle to get used to the exercise and make it steeper over time.

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