I'd like to start running.and then add this in, I'll be beach ready in no time! A must read for RUNNERS*Strength Training For Runners Fast Abs Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.
ball lift stand with feet hip-width apart, holding a stability ball behind you an inch from butt. Keeping chest up, draw abs in tight, squeeze shoulder blades together and raise ball behind you (as shown); lower to start. Do 20 lifts. WORKS ABS, BACK
The Superman ball lift is a butt-challenging variation on your standard Superman: Lie on your belly, and hold an exercise ball between your feet. Engage your abs, and extend your arms straight out in front of you. As you inhale, squeeze the ball