How to Tone Lower Abs

Fat in the lower belly is often exceedingly difficult to reduce or eliminate.

Most people find that the lower abs are one area in the body where fat stays longer.

The muscles in the lower abs do not get a lot of stimulation in our daily routine.

If you want a flat lower belly, you must know how to tone your lower abs.

Exercises to tone the lower abs must be paired with a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, and whole grains to get rid of extra fat.

Cardio exercises keep you in good shape, but the exercises below will help you attain your goals if you want to target your lower abs.

Best of all, you can do these exercises even if you don’t have access to a gym.

Excercises To Tone The Lower Abs

1.Pelvic Tilt

The pelvic tilt strengthens and tones the lower abs.

Lie on your back on the floor with your knees bent and feet parallel.

Keep your arms at your sides.

Pull your navel and lower it toward the floor by contracting your abdomen.

Imagine flattening your lower back against the floor.

Do not use the muscles of your legs or buttocks.

Hold for 5 counts.

Repeat 5 to 10 times.

The pelvic tilt is the simplest but most important movement for the lower abs’ muscles.

You should be able to hold the contraction before trying to attempt more advanced lower abs exercises.


The scissors exercise will give your lower abs a good workout.

Lie on the floor with your arms at your sides.

Raise your legs until your feet are about 4-5 inches off the ground.

Alternately place one foot above the other (right ankle above the left, then left above the right).

You should be able to feel the strain on your lower abs.

Remember to keep your legs straight.

3.Leg Lifts

Lie on the floor and lift your legs straight up until they are perpendicular to the floor.

Do not bend your knees.

From this starting position, lower your legs but do not let them touch the floor.

Raise your legs back to the starting position.

Repeat 10 to 15 times.

4.Hip Lifts

This is another awesome exercise to tone the lower abs.

Assume the same starting position as a leg lift.

Using your abs muscles, raise your hips a few inches above the floor, pushing your heels toward the ceiling.

Keep your legs straight.

Repeat 10 to 12 times.

5.Reverse Crunches

Reverse crunches work out the entire abdominal area and can be a highly effective way to tone the lower abs.

Lie on the floor with bent knees and raise your legs until your thighs are perpendicular to the floor.

Using your lower abs, roll your pelvis backward to raise your hips.

Your knees will be over your chest.

Return to the starting position.

Keep your feet above the floor.


These exercises are designed to tone the lower abs.

If your goals include getting rid of lower belly fat, you must combine these exercises with a healthy diet and cardio workout to flatten your belly fast.

Josie Pena
Josie Pena

Josie is a mother of two girls (3 years and 5 years old). She's a SAHM that works remotely on various internet projects. She spends her free time exploring local parks, learning new things, and recording content for her YouTube channels. You can find her blogging over at

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