The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) reports that this classic compound exercise targets multiple muscle groups.
These include the glutes, quadriceps, hamstrings, and calves, which strengthen the lower body and aid in reducing abdominal fat.
Use a barbell placed along your shoulders and traps or hold dumbbells or kettlebells by your sides.
The barbell deadlift is another classic compound exercise that targets the entire body, including the abdominals.
These exercises will help you gain strength, eliminate calories, and sculpt a flatter, more toned stomach.
Ab rollouts engage the entire core and tighten the deep abdominal muscles for a firmer appearance.
In addition to being difficult and utilizing the entire body more than other abdominal exercises, they expend more calories.
Begin in a kneeling position, place your hands on an abdominal wheel or stability ball, and roll forward as far as you can without losing control.
Since it is a unilateral (one-sided) laden carry, it is a functional movement that enhances daily activity.
This exercise helps develop spinal rigidity and engages the deep core muscles while walking with a heavy load burns calories.
Around-the-worlds with a kettlebell are a dynamic exercise that engages the entire core.