Regaining a flat stomach with great abs is a challenge for most women at some stage of life. But one direction of focus when desiring to sculpt your abs can not only shape your abs the way you are looking for, but also gives an equally important workout to your entire core – not just your abs.

The specific types of exercises that both shape your abs and strengthen your core are known as plank exercises. There are many variations to fit your specific health needs and fitness desires. Check out this article at http://www.shape.com/fitness/workouts/abs-workout-secret-formula-flat-stomach for simple planking exercises that will give you great abs whether you are new to planking and fitness sculpting or have been enjoying conditioning your body through exercise for years. The best thing about these specific planking exercises is they are designed to work together as a full body conditioning while primarily focusing on your abs and core.