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What exercises target my lower abs?

A great exercise that targets the lower portion of the abs is the reverse crunch.  Perform the reverse crunch by following the technique described below. Lie with your back on the floor or on a bench with your hips and knees bent at a 90-degree angle.  Next, grab a stable object for support.  Make sure to draw-in your belly button and squeeze the butt muscles. Last, lift your hips off the bench, bringing your knees toward your chest.  Return to the start and repeat as necessary. To increase the difficulty of this exercise, it can also be performed on a stability ball or decline bench.

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