The 25 Best Exercises to Tone Your Abs (and None of the Moves Are Crunches)
Well-defined abs is what every person you see working out wants. The only factor that guarantees this “Holy Grail” of fitness is a healthy diet. Trainers like to say that muscles are made in the gym but six-packs are made in the kitchen. Certain exercises, however, can help tremendously. Crunches have fallen out of favor with many trainers and doctors. The exercise puts too much pressure on your neck and lower back. The abs are tense the entire time which doesn’t make your body move better. Back pain can occur from too much flexion in the spine and from the many repetitions.