7 Exercises That Hit & Tone Your Belly at Every Single Angle


The basic plank works your whole core. Start by pushing up to the balls of your feet with both forearms on the floor. Keep your lower back straight and core active. Hold the plank for 30 60 seconds with a straight body.

Russian Twists

The Russian twist follows. Starting with a workout mat, sit on the floor to improve your core. Bend both knees, draw your core in toward your spine, and lean back a few inches with a straight back.

Bicycle Crunches

Bicycle crunch involves laying flat on the ground and pressing your lower body onto it. Place both hands behind your head and lift your knees toward your chest like you're riding a bike.

Mountain Climbers

Start in a high plank with wrists below shoulders for mountain climbers. As you construct a straight line, reach your toes. Then, raise your left knee to your chest, swiftly push it back to a high plank, and repeat with your right.

Scissor Kicks

Lay flat for scissor kicks. Support yourself with your hands by your sides or hips. Raise both legs off the floor and alternating lifting and lowering them like scissors.

Reverse Crunches

Reverse crunches also require resting on your back. Raise your legs and bend your knees. To reverse crunch, roll your back off the floor and raise your knees to your head.

Dead Bugs

Finally, Read suggests dead bugs to finish this list of belly-toning workouts from all angles. Start by resting on your back on the floor. Lift your knees to 90 degrees and extend your arms to the sky.