Working out your abs will aid your lower back, as well as your posture, with a six-pack is the only potential side effect.

These exercises will target the abs, as well as the obliques. If a six-pack is your goal, following these exercises, as well as the aerobic exercises, the guidelines in the nutrition section, and the mental excercises section will definitely put them within your reach. This is an extensive abs program, but the stronger your abs are, the stronger your back muscles will be.

The Program
Ab Boot Camp consists of three cycles of a no-rest circuit routine comprised of six consecutive exercises that will hit every part of your waistline. Each complete circuit is followed by a two- to three- minute active rest period. You then repeat the cycle two more times. The whole routine should take about 15 minutes per cycle. If you are not used to high- intensity ab training, you may find that you need to start the program with two cycles the first week before advancing to three. Although most of the exercises can be performed effectively on the floor or on a flat bench, the use of a decline bench will increase the workout load on your abs. Read the rest of this entry