Skip the Crunches: 7 Ways to Work Your Abs Standing -You can tone your abs without ever doing do a crunch again. And the good news gets even better! Standing ab exercises tone your middle while working your entire body, increasing your caloric burn.
The side lunge works the muscle on the side of the pelvis as well as the inner thighs. Holding a five- to weight in your left hand, stand with your feet and knees together, hands on your hips. Take a large step with your right foot to the