Also on these boards
20 Ways to Work Your Abs Without Crunches--I'm such a weak sauce...this was harder than it looks.
Tone Your Middle with the Kettlebell Windmill--It's suggested we try this move without weights until comfortable, then add 5-pound dumbbells, then move to 8-10-pound kettlebells. #fitness
20 exercises for your abs w/o crunches. Some of these look to be no fun, but some examples look pretty helpful.
20 Ways to Work Your Abs Without Crunches
Flutter Kicks With Resistance Band: Sit on a mat or carpeted floor. Loop one handle of the resistance band on either foot. Hold on to the middle of the tube with both hands and lie on your back. Draw your navel toward your spine and press your low spine into the floor to protect your lower back, then lift both legs up so they are almost pointing straight up toward the ceiling.Holding the band securely, scissor your legs up and down one at a time, starting with the left leg.