Once you get a handle on your diet and your cardio routine, it is time to concentrate on your regular exercises. Here are some lower ab exercises that will help tone your lower midsection. We will start with the oblique crunches; lie down on your back with your knees bent and hands clasped behind your head. Keep your lower back against the floor, slowly raise your upper body, do not go up all the way, lift until you feel your muscles contact alternate the right elbow to the left side and the left elbow to the right side. You can do one side first or you can alternate between sides. Do not pull on your neck. Do as many of these as you can and increase by 5 every day until you can build up your stamina.
A different lower ab exercise to try is called leg flutters. To perform, lie on your stomach and lift your head slightly, and keep your arms at your sides or bend them to have them resting beside you. Then lift you feet and knees off the ground and flutter your legs like you are swimming. Do this for twenty seconds, break for twenty seconds, and repeat. Do as many reps as you can.
Another great lower ab exercise is twist crunches. To perform, lie on your back and place your arms behind your head and clasp your fingers. Raise your left knee and connect with you right elbow and then do the same on the other side, left elbow to the right knee. This will work your lower abs and obliques. Do twenty-five on each side total and increase the reps as you are able to.
This next lower ab exercise will work the lower abs and obliques, which is where your love handles are. This exercise is called the standing trunk twist. To perform, stand with your feet apart and twist your body. Keep your waist and legs in place make punching motions to the left and right. When you twist to the right, your left arm should be the punching arm and vice versa. The reps are 100 total so it equals out to fifty per each side.
Other great lower ab exercises are standard
crunches. Do reps of about 25 to begin and work your way up. Doing these exercises properly plus keeping up your cardio will help you lose weight. Keep in conjunction with the diet of eating every three or four hours will definitely help you see a difference in no time. You will be so excited by the results that you will want to stick with these lower ab exercises on a daily basis.