Everybody wants to
have those firm and sexy six pack abs that are seen on superstar athletes and
fashion models from around the world, but getting them is a difficult
proposition. There is an unfortunate lack of knowledge when it comes to carving
out six pack abs that by doing a million crunches you will end up with the tone
midsection you are looking for.
a variety of different abdominal exercises completed with precision and proper
form in order to obtain a washboard stomach. There are a lot of abdominal
exercises floating around that can be performed, and each one comes with
different results. On the SportsPursuit.com you’ll find a
comprehensive list of ab exercises designed to shred your core.
can find three ab empowering exercises that will help set you on the path to a
trim, sexy midsection in no time.
about movement carving out stellar abs, but the professionals at Ask Men
believe that the traditional plank is one of the best exercises to
strengthen your core muscles. The plank is performed by resting on your
forearms and tip-toes with your body flat as a plank. Engage your core muscles
to lift your body off the ground and hold a plank position for 30 seconds.
Release the pose, rest, and repeat again.
the most difficult exercises out there because it challenges the core muscles
in your abdomen and back, as well as your chest, shoulder, and lower body
muscle groups as well.
tells you a simple “breathing” exercise from a Pilates class cannot
sculpt lean abs, tell them to try doing the hundred. As covered in Fitness
Magazine, you start by lying on your back with your arms extended at your side
and your knees bent. As you exhale, raise your head and shoulders off the mat.
At the same time, extend your legs straight upward at a 45 degree angle.
the mat and begin to pump them up and down six inches either direction. As you
are pumping your arms, count to 100 pumps. Try to exhale for five pumps and
inhale the next five pumps until you reach 100. Keeping your lower back pressed
against the floor will engage all the muscles of your core and shred your abs
for a flat stomach.
suggests giving the lying glute pushup a try to challenge your core muscle
groups. Lying on your back with your feet resting on a Swiss ball, push with
your heels to life your butt of the floor as high as you can. The goal is to
form a straight line extending from your knees to your shoulders. Hold that
position for 60 seconds, or as long as your fitness level permits.
abdominals and core muscles as being one in the same, when really the abdominal
muscles are a part of the core muscle group that includes butt and back muscles
as well. This particular exercise will help improve strength in your butt and
lower back muscles.
exercises above, you’ll be in tip-top shape this spring to tackle all of your
adventures in the great outdoors with stamina and power.
About Today’s Guest Blogger
emerged to cause a career change. Now as an athletic trainer, she enjoys
blogging about the techniques and tips to stay fit and healthy.