Category Archives: Target Abs

The 15 Best Abs Exercises Of All Time

Prepare to transform your core. WOMEN’S HEALTH If you follow personal trainer and Fit Body app creator Anna Victoria on Instagram, you already know her abs are #goals. And Anna is happy to share all her go-to moves for stomach-sculpting and getting strong all over (she has tons of great routines on her app, FYI). In fact, below…

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Top 10 Ways To Build And Define Your Abdominals

A toned, well-defined midsection is the end result of abdominal exercise, aerobic activity and a low-fat diet. Every woman desires to have a firm abdomen which can be achieved by following the various steps outlined on a regular basis. STEPS : 1. Plan to do your abdominal exercises four to five times a week. 2.…

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Crunch: An Ineffective Ab Exercise

According to ACE commissioned study, on what is the best, most efficient route to tighter abs? The Biomechanics Lab at San Diego State University revealed a unique look at 13 of the most common abdominal exercises, ranking them best to worst. The researchers recruited 30 healthy women and men to participate in the study. The…

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Body Crunches for Superior Abs

Virtually all exercises require us to use our abdominal muscles for stability or mobility, so the abs get a synergistic workout when we do squats, for example. A San Diego State University study found that abs respond best to exercises that work three sets of muscles at once: the rectus abdominis, which makes up the eight-pack; the muscles to the…

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Top 10 Truths About Flat Abs

If you are doing abdominal exercises in the hope of getting a strong core and a flat stomach, you aren’t alone. Ab exercises are some of the most popular exercises for both novice and elite athletes. However to get a flat belly and defined abs it takes more than just crunches. You also need to…

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Top 10 To Build A Strong Core

Core strength and stability is increasingly recognized as a vital part of fitness. The muscles of the ‘core’ are primarily those of the trunk and pelvis. The core muscles stabilize the spine and effectively move the body with varying loads. If the trunk muscles are weakened, then posture and movement can be affected significantly. The core…

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7 Steps To Trim Torsos

The stomach muscles are often some of the weakest in a woman’s body and they tend to make up for this fact by letting the back take the strain. Our back can end up hunched, tense and overarched as a result- doing us a double disservice, as this results not only in bad posture but…

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Time To Get Your Abs Ready For Summer

Abs are your body’s center of power and provide core strength. Strong abs aid balance, help prevent lower back injuries and promote good posture. Consistent abdominal workouts (10-15 min, 4-5x per week) performed correctly are not just for physical well being, but for aesthetics too. The secret to developing great abs lies in treating your…

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Training The Core With P90X Style

One of the most important parts of any smart muscle-building program lies with strengthening your core. These exercises can improve the functioning of your body, especially your limbs, providing a bridge between your upper and lower body. Your core muscles help initiate movement throughout your body, so strengthening your core can help you to work…

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Getting Tough With Ab Muscles

The stomach muscles are often some of the weakest in women’s body and we tend to make up for this fact by letting the back take all the strain. The end result being – our backs end up hunched, tense, overarched, presenting a risk for lower back pain. Here are few excellent exercises to build…

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Capoeira Workout For A Toned Belly

This Afro-Brazilian martial art was created in the form of a dance, in an effort to disguise its martial art application. Capoeira is performed to music, and features acrobatic moves that secretly double as defensive and offensive moves. These Brazilian ab exercises are designed to target every muscle in your core to achieve a flat, toned belly. Capoeira has evolved…

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A Workout To Build Your Midsection

The midsection sits on the front and sides of the lower half of the torso, originating along the rib cage and attaching along the pelvis. It  is composed of several muscles: The Rectus Abdominus–  is commonly known as the “six-pack” muscle of the abs. Thin bands of connective tissue give it that appearance. It helps…

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