Melanie Sykes - Ab Workout

Video: Ultimate Ab Workout

Abs are the first thing most people want to work on when they start exercising and this is my favourite ab workout – a few short minutes of hard work that will really pay off!

Remember though – a healthy diet will do more for your waistline than all the exercises in the world, so make sure that you follow our food pages for healthy recipes and tips too.

More Fitness Inspiration

Melanie Sykes - Tennis

Tennis: The Full Body Workout You’ve Been Missing Out On

27 Apr 2017 - Everyone loves it when the annual Pimms drinking, strawberry and cream eating time of the year shows its face. For two weeks, we become experts in tennis and Andy Murray’s biggest fans. Some offices even allow colleagues to watch matches on a big screen (yes, really!) and there’s a very “Great British” buzz in the air. Hurrah!

Melanie Sykes - Yoga Design Lab

Best Yoga Mats for 2017

17 Apr 2017 - A good yoga mat is the core of any number of home or studio workouts, and although the technology might seem simple, this is an object you are going to spend a lot of time in close contact with, so you might as well love it, not just for its looks but also, of course, its functionality, durability and comfort. The yoga mat industry seems to know no limits and there are hundreds to choose from, but we've picked out our top five to get you started.

Melanie Sykes - Getting Back Your Flat Stomach After A Baby

Getting Your Flat Stomach Back After Children

10 Apr 2017 - You’d be forgiven if your plan to obliterate your post-baby belly fat involved daily crunches and a seven-day juice diet. It seems the sensible option, right? Drastic times etc. But how would you feel if we told you you were taking the wrong approach?