If you want flat abs, forget about crunches. Try these two tummy toners to get the abs you want. Not only do these moves burn more calories than traditional crunches, they also work more muscle groups. Crunches only work the front or side part of your abdominals, but it's important to target all the muscles you need to build a strong, lean core. Grab yourself a 3 or 5 pound weight and get ready to feel that burn!
jen-cohen-tummy-toning-640×360.jpg . Really work through the entire movement, from crunch to extension.If you're just starting out, you can modify that first move by starting on your knees. Just repeat the same movement, touching your weight to your knee, and work your way up to the full exercise. Do between 10-12 touches and then repeat sides. As you get better, aim for 15-20 reps.
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