These Are the 19 Best Ab-Strengthening Exercises Using Weights That You Can Do at Home

Susi May

According to celeb trainer Gunnar Peterson, the secret to awesome abs is "working consistently, working in different planes of motion, and adding weights to your abdominal work." Here are a handful of ab exercises that put these principles into action using a set of dumbbells, a medicine ball, or a couple of handy weight substitutes like water bottles or cans of food. Incorporate a few of these exercises into your next workout to really kick your abs into action right at home.

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