Best Abs Workout for Women

The midsection or the abdomen part is the most obsessive part for women. Mostly women tend to have natural fat there. Hence every woman wants to have a thin midsection. Some of the core abs workout for women which are very beneficial are:

Ball roll out:

Function: This exercise involves very little hip movement hence there are very less chances of any back injuries. It gives boost to the deepest core muscles.

Way to do:

  1. Kneel on the ball with arms straight and palms on it.
  2. Roll the forward and stretch your body.
  3. Maintain your balance without losing control of the ball.

Benefit: It is best for “to become mothers” as it gives strength to the spine of lady after the birth. It provides core muscles strength.


Function: It is works on the sides of waist.

Way to do:

  1. Lie on the floor i.e. on back with knees bent and feet together.
  2. Raise your knees towards your chest and aligned over the hips.
  3. Stretch your arms, palms facing down.
  4. Raise your upper body with your belly in.
  5. Inhale and exhale and maintain this position for few seconds.
  6. Repeat this on for 10 minutes.

Benefit: It is most effective on the sides of your waist that is oblique muscles and provides strength to abdomen.

abs workout for women

Side planks:

Function: It does the bracing movement for the back and the abs and hence helps the spine.

Way to do:

  1. Lie on one side of your body on the floor with fore arms of that side on the floor and other arm resting on other side.
  2. Completely stack your lower body from hips to feet.
  3. Then pull in your belly and raise your body by strengthening your waist and the complete weight is on the forearm of the side in which you were lying.
  4. Stay in that position till the count of 10 and that is also slowly.
  5. Repeat it to other side also and as you gain the strength, hold this position for longer time.

Benefit: It is a very effective on spine and abs as it actually prevents the spine to collapse into a C-shape and hence is a spine friendly exercise.

Yoga beginner boat:

Function: it gives a boost to oblique muscles which is a strong support to main abdominal muscles.

Way to do:

  1. Sit on the floor with knees bent and feet on the floor.
  2. Raise your feet and get shins parallel to the ground.
  3. Then stretch your arms straight parallel to each other.
  4. Lean back a little and maintain this position fro few seconds.

Benefit: it provides strength to abdomen and upper thighs.

Cardio: mostly women do abs workout to have flatter stomach. Hence to have a good shape one should also do some cardio along with abs workout. Cardio should be done daily for 20-30 minutes and always perform that cardio which you love to do like cycling, walking, jogging or dancing etc.

You must read:

Cardio Workout Exercises  

Cardio Diet Plan


Those who prefer gym there is a schedule you can follow to have a flatter stomach or great midsection that is abs. This exercises will give you result in only 2 moths if you follow them properly and regularly.

abs workout for women

For 1st Month:

  EXERCISE                                                             REPS                          SETS

Cable crunch                                                      15-25                                            2-3

Plank                                                                 30-60                                            2-3

Hanging Knee Raise                                         10-20                                           2-3

Dumbbell Side Bands                                      10-20                                            2-3


For 2nd Month

 EXERCISE                                                             REPS                          SETS

Twisting Bench Crunch                                 20-30                                            3-4

Plank with feet on Bench                              10-15                                             3-4

Weighted Sit Up                                            20-30                                            3-4

Wood Chop                                                     10-20                                            3-4

Abs Workout for Women