An effective waist-slimming ab workout doesn't have to be as complicated as you might think. If you want the ideal flat stomach, then all you need to do is combine a healthy diet and an active lifestyle with a set of exercises designed to work the muscles in your core, shedding inches from your weight and building strength in your mid-section.
While there are plenty of exercises out there that can help you to access your ideal body, you may find that the following workout is the perfect way to get started - particularly if you team it with weight-loss boosting tools such as the sweat belt and plenty of nutrients to increase energy and stamina.
1. Side Plank-Up
To begin your waist-slimming ab workout, lie on the floor on your right side, with your legs on top of each-other and a rolled-up towel separating your thighs. To make the motion slightly easier, you can try staggering your feet so that one foot is on the floor in front of the other - offering a wider base of support. Once you're ready, lift your hips upwards until your body forms a straight diagonal line from toe to head, squeezing the towel between your thighs.
Stand facing a wall with your legs together, a rolled towel squeezed between your thighs. Bend your knees slightly, hinging forwards at your hips to place your palms on the wall closest to you, arms extended until your back is almost parallel to the floor. Squeeze your abs as you raise up onto your toes, then engage in twenty pulses, lowering your hips then raising them slightly.
3. Round Back
Sit on a yoga mat or folded towel, with your shoulder blades resting against a wall, and your knees bent. Keep your feet flat, and your back rounded, with your palms placed on the floor near your hips. Squeezing your abs, lift your feet away from the floor, pulling your knees towards your chest and straightening your legs so that your toes are pointing upwards. Do a series of pulses, bringing your legs one inch closer, then pushing them an inch further away.
4. Fly Ups
Continue your waist-slimming Ab workout sitting on a mat or folded towel, leaning backwards to rest on your elbows. Bring your feet together against a wall in front of you, so that your knees are at a ninety-degree angle. Push your feet upwards against the wall, and bring your rounded lower back into the floor, squeezing your abs as you reach towards your feet with your arms, keeping your elbows soft.
5. Twisted Curl
Finish your waist-slimming ab workout by sitting with your knees bent, and your feet flat against the floor, before leaning back to rest on your elbows. Press your rounded lower back into the floor, then squeeze your abs to curl your torso to the right, grasping the outside of the tight with both hands. Keeping your curve, release your hands and curl your torso upwards and to the right by an inch, then lower by an inch. When you're finished, switch sides and repeat.