If you’re anything like my clients, you may not love crunches or ab exercises where you lie on your back and lift your head off of the ground, because…
- They don’t feel good on your neck
- You think they’re boring (fair lol)
- You have a diagnosis like osteoporosis and your medical provider told you to avoid them.
Buuuuu-uuuut you still want strong abs! Is there a way to strengthen your core without lifting your head? Absolutely! Below are 10 creative + totally effective exercises to challenge your abs, improve posture, and build core strength without ever lifting your head off of the floor.
Same Side Dead Bug
Half Roll Backs with Bicep Curls
Banded Bird Dogs
Kettlebell or Dumbbell Pull Overs
Kneeling Kettlebell or Dumbbell Halos
Single Leg Slides
Twisted Plank Slides