"A staple of many workout routines, pushups work your chest, shoulders, triceps, and core," Read says. Start with a high plank on your hands and toes. Your wrists should be below your shoulders and your body straight. Keep your core active and slowly lower your chest. Return to a high plank by pressing up from the bottom.
Read calls the plank a "powerful core-strengthening exercise" that activates glutes and shoulders. First, get on all fours, then lower to your forearms and press up to your feet to form a straight line. This position requires core activation.
This full-body exercise combines squats, pushups, and jumps. It's great for cardio. Start with shoulder-width feet. As you lower into a high plank, activate your core. PureGym advises straight backs. Bend both elbows while you pushup. Push up and jump back. Next, jump with arms overhead. One repetition.
"Mountain climbers primarily target the core but also work the shoulders and legs," Read says. "It's good cardio too." Start on a high plank with your hands shoulder-width apart to align your wrists and shoulders. On your toes. Bring your left knee to your chest and back behind you quickly without touching the floor. Alternate knees.
"Leg raises target your lower abdominal muscles, which can be hard to reach with other exercises," Read says. Start leg raises by lying flat on your back on a training mat with your arms at your sides and your legs fully extended. This exercise requires a flat lower back. Raise your legs slowly with straight legs. Slowly lower them to just above the floor.
"Russian twists target the obliques and overall core," Read says. "Hold a medicine ball or dumbbell to increase difficulty." Russian twist abdominal workout. Sit on a workout mat at a 45-degree inclination. Your hands should be clasped in front of your chest, your knees bent, and your feet off the floor. Twist your upper body from side to side without flailing.
The glute bridge is the last of the finest everyday floor exercises for guys. "Glute bridges target the glutes and hamstrings, but they also work the core and can help improve hip mobility," Read says. Begin by lying flat on your back on the training mat with your arms at your sides and knees bent. Stand hip-width apart. Next, thrust your hips upward with your core and glutes.