You don’t have to run endlessly or spend ages in the gym doing crunches to have that toned abs or that perfect flat tummy. In fact, running is not the ideal way to get flat tummy and shed off all that fat around your waist. There are several other simple exercises that you can do, which burn fat and tone the abs much more effectively.

For this article, we highlight 4 exercises that will give you the perfect abs much faster than crunches: