Originally Posted by Gregsimo
Anyone have any thoughts on exercise selection for ab strength? i went for planks as they mimic holding your core tight as in the main lifts and crunches to hit the whole ab complex for reps. I am right, wrong or not far off? Its the one muscle group i just simply dont have a clue what to do for.
You have the right idea. Planks are great.
As are other anti-extension exercises, such as ab wheel rollouts.
Or you can mimic ab wheel rollouts with a suspension trainer:
Powerlifters also like to to standing ab work because it works to mimic the standing position of deadlifts and squats: