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2 Great Ab Exercises that aren't really 'Ab Exercises'
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Firstly, there are the ‘typical’ Ab exercises which everybody knows
– variations of situps and crunches. Needless to say, these are useless.
Secondly, there are those ab exercises which really target the abs
through developing your ‘core strength’. Many people don’t know of many
of these exercises, although they are far more effective and targeting than
ordinary ab workouts. These can be found at this page: Lower Ab Workout.
Thirdly, there are other ab workouts you can throw in to
change your program, which actually works your entire body while also working
your abs ie. Effective indirect ab exercises. The Lower Ab Workout
section contains a ‘12 Best Ab Exercises’ which also includes some highly
effective indirect ab exercises, with diagrams. Two of them are:
1) Dumbell Rows
2) ‘Mountain Climbers’ on Floor
A good program to use these could be 3-4 sets of 8-10 repetitions
for each exercise. Note: Mountain climbers can be done for 30 – 45
seconds, instead of reps.
- Start in a
pushup position while holding 2 dumbbells.
- ‘Pull’ or
‘row’ one dumbbell towards your body while keeping your body stable with
the other arm. Slowly bring the dumbbell back towards the
with the opposite arm.
The stabilizing strain while performing the
rows gives an incredible workout for your entire core (midsection) area. You’ll
really feel your abs burn!
- Start in a
- Move right
leg in and out so that your knee is tucking in under your chest.
Move back to starting position. (This resembles a climbing motion, while
flat on the floor)
- For you advanced
people, shuffle your hands 10-12 inches forward and backward while doing
the leg movements. This makes it a full body exercise and much more
These will give you one of the best ab workouts you've ever had
without even doing ‘direct’ ab exercises. You'll see what I mean after you try
Don't waste your time with crappy crunches. For more effective
Download this free Best Ab Exercises
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