1: Get stronger abs with these Pilates exercises that target your core better than situps.

2: Plank variations engage your entire core, improving stability and strength.

3: Bridge pose activates your glutes and lower back while working the core.

4: Russian twists challenge your obliques and improve rotational strength.

5: Leg circles enhance hip flexibility and strengthen the lower abdominals.

6: Criss-cross targets the obliques and helps sculpt a defined waistline.

7: Side plank works your entire core, including the stabilizing muscles.

8: Teaser pose challenges your balance and strengthens the deep core muscles.

9: Incorporate these Pilates exercises for a strong and toned core without a single situp.