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Our five best exercises to get a flat stomach without hurting your back

on March 22, 2021


Let’s be honest, who doesn’t want a flat tummy! They look great. Plus having a strong core is fantastic to help prevent or cure lower back pain. However, so many people create back pain in trying to achieve the allusive ‘six pack’. Sadly the sit up involves a lot of flexion of the spine under load. However, the sit up is not the only exercise to work those stomach muscles. So below we have listed five exercises that we love to develop the stomach without compromising the back.

Try completing each exercise for thirty seconds.