Static Ab Exercise / The Plank

For this exercise you lie on your front, then lift yourself up to that the only part of your body touching the floor are your toes and forearms as shown in the picture, you then hold the position for as long as possible (minimum 1 minute). Make sure your body is pretty much straight and your midection is not too high in the air.

Alternatively you can hold this position for a slow count of 5-10, then relax for 1-2 seconds, then repeat - do this 12 times and you have completed 1 set.