Abs and Core Exercises

Get a Harder Core with These 4 Midsection Moves

Challenge your core with this assortment of advanced abdominal exercises.


Weighted Sit-Up on Bosu

Your level of expertise will dictate how much weight to use. Beginners should start out holding a 10-pound plate, while advanced trainees can try this move with a 45-pound plate.

Windshield Wiper

With your legs extended perpendicular to the floor, lower them down and to the side, a few feet left and right of center. Advanced trainees can try this move with five-pound ankle weights.

Side V-Up (Not Pictured)

Your range of motion with this exercise will be relatively small. Lie on your side and lift your legs and shoulder girdle off the floor. Hold for a second at the top.

Harry Selkow is a trainer at Re-Active Gym in Pleasanton, CA