If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you’re in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, transverse abdominis, and lower back muscles—to burn major calories and cinch your waistline in no time. Ready to step it up?
Dumbbell Push-Up Row
Place a pair of dumbbells about shoulder-width apart on the floor. (A) Grab the handles and position yourself in a push-up position. (B)Lower your body to the floor and then press back up. (C) Once you’re back in the starting position, pull the dumbbell in your right hand up toward the side of your chest. Pause, then return the starting position and repeat with your left hand. That’s 1 rep. Try to prevent your torso from rotating each time you row the weight.