A 10-Minute Ab Workout that Won’t Hurt Your Back! (Video!)

Jessica Smith
by Jessica Smith
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A 10-Minute Ab Workout that Won’t Hurt Your Back! (Video!)

If traditional core-strengthening moves, like crunches and twists, bother your back, don’t suffer! There are plenty of effective ways to work your abs without straining your back. This full-length workout routine is designed for those who experience back pain during floor abdominal exercises.

It may only be 10 minutes, but it’s the best ab workout for those who suffer from back pain!

Level: All | Intensity: Moderate, Low Impact |Equipment: Mat, Sturdy Chair, Light Dumbbell (optional)

If you have a specific back injury, be sure to get approval from your doctor or physical therapist before attempting any workout. And if you suffer from back pain regularly, be sure to consult a professional for an expert diagnosis.

Want to learn more about how to keep your back healthy? Check out my interview with back pain specialist Dr. Yoav Suprun.

About the Author

Jessica Smith
Jessica Smith

As someone who struggled to lose weight for years, Jessica found that the key to her own 40-pound weight loss was making small, healthy lifestyle changes that led to big, lasting results. Now, as a certified wellcoach, fitness instructor and personal trainer, she has spent the last 15 years helping students and clients reach their goals in New York City, Los Angeles and Miami. She now reaches millions online through her YouTube Channel and home exercise DVD series. Please visit walkonwalkstrong.com to learn more about her fun, results-driven programs for all levels of exercisers.


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