Have you been doing side jackknife wrong and now want to do it right? A lot of people have been doing this exercise in a wrong way and this has resulted in to little or no result. Side jackknife when done properly targets your oblique muscles and as well makes impact on your transverse abdominis, serratus muscles, and rectus abdominis where your hips, legs, and shoulders serve as the subordinate stabilizer during this exercise.Continue reading
Boxing is one of the most physically demanding sports on the planet and as a result produces incredible athletes and physiques. While the physiques of boxers vary widely, one thing that is common among them is their thick abdominal muscles and super-strong core. Training the abs for boxers is an absolute must. Your abdominals and other cores muscles not only help you to throw punches but also protect you from body shots in the ring. Even if you aren’t a boxer, using a boxing abdominal workout is a great way to build a very impressive mid-section.Continue reading
For many gym-goers, a six pack is a huge goal. A visible set of abdominal muscles has become heavily associated with being in great shape and having an aesthetically pleasing physique. Butterfly Sit Ups
You will probably hear that diet is of great importance when it comes to revealing a chiselled mid-section. While this is certainly true, you must still build the muscles before you can reveal your six pack.
An excellent exercise for working and building your abs are butterfly sit ups or butterfly crunches, as they are sometimes known. Sit up and crunch variations have long been a staple in people’s workouts but butterfly sit ups are a rarely used exercise.
In my opinion, butterfly sit ups are far superior to the standard, more popular sit up. Throughout this article, you will learn the benefits of butterfly sit ups and how to perform them properly to build your abs.Continue reading
Ab rollers are stomach exercise accessories used to complement other lifestyle activities with the aim of developing some effective crunches. While doing the stomach exercise, it is important that other body parts such as the arms, neck, back or legs are also used for leverage. Ab rollers have been used for quite some time now to strengthen the stomach muscles, more so with the aim of developing six packs. The question is, “do they really work and which ones are the best Ab rollers on the market? Ab Roller ReviewsContinue reading
Knowing how to do a perfect toes to bar is an extremely dynamic workout to have in your repertoire because it carves out your abdominal muscles while, simultaneously, strengthening your shoulders, grip, glutes, and lower back. Toes to bar engages your entire body and therefore it is also an extremely effective cardiovascular workout and efficient way to get your heart rate up, burn calories, and really strengthen your core muscles.
As effective as toes to bar is, though, it’s extremely important to make sure you know how to do them correctly to prevent injury, since you are going to be swinging your legs above your head while hanging from the pullup bar. That’s why we’re going to go into that process here, to make sure that you are safe, have perfect form, and can take advantage of this dynamic, fat shredding, workout!Continue reading
Are you tired of the love handles on the sides of your stomach? Do you want to know ways on how you can rid of them? Oblique crunches are the answer to this. This article is focused on educating you on what decline oblique crunches are, how to incorporate them into your workout plan and how to perform this type of crunches.Continue reading
It is unquestionable that having uneven Abs can be very disappointing and stressful especially to someone who constantly works out at the gym. Many sports people and professional bodybuilders have always found this particular condition so frustrating and can be very aggravating. But then again, you may be built up in all sections of your body after working yourself out, lifting heavy and doing all exercises appropriately but end up having uneven Abs. It is really infuriating, isn’t it? how to fix uneven abs
Getting relatively chiseled abs perhaps could be an ideal step, to begin with, but making them symmetrical should be the ultimate goal. But what does it basically mean to have uneven abs? This is a situation where your abs appear to be staggered and are not rightly lined up from one side to the other. Having uneven abs could as well imply that the development of your abdominal muscle is not proportional either from side to side or from top to bottom. Now the big question is how to fix uneven abs ? Is it even possible?Continue reading
You have to agree with me that after the gluteus muscles or in common language the butt region, the next body region that most people desperately try to work out is the abdomen. The effort I see people putting into working out their abdominal muscles is very impressive but at the same time surprising. In light of this, crunches have become very popular exercises for strengthening and toning up the abdominal muscles. There are different types of crunches all which target the said muscles differently. If performed well, crunches can be of great benefit to maintaining a flat tummy and toned up mid-section. They can also be dangerous if performed wrongly.Continue reading
Do you want an exercise that can help you get a flat stomach or good-looking six packs in the shortest time possible? Keep on reading this article.
A great body especially great abs and flat stomach is every man and woman’s desire. Many people tend to spend a lot of time and money in the bid to achieving a good-looking body. However, if you do not incorporate exercise into your daily routine, even a strict diet only cannot help you achieve a fit body. Exercises like crunches can help you lose extra fat, work your core and also enhance your overall body movement.
On crunches, one of the best crunches for abdominal muscles is butterfly crunches. These types of crunches will not only focus on getting rid of abdominal fat but also strengthening and toning up these muscles. If you want to develop abs or a flat stomach, you should adopt the butterfly crunch as a part of your regular body workout.
This type of crunch is very easy to perform; all you need to do is spare a few minutes of your exercise time and some dedication.Continue reading
Muscle endurance can be equated to what we know as stamina. This is the when a set of muscles can exert force repeatedly and consistently over a certain period. You do not need to be a professional athlete just to end up with a great body with impressive muscle endurance.
Muscle endurance helps many body functions to be done correctly. Some people are now more active thanks to the exercises associated with muscle endurance. These exercises will also determine just how much energy you get to have throughout the day.
With muscle endurance, you do not really need to workout using heavy exercises, but rather they are some simple exercises you can use today. Some of the common exercises to use include planks, sit-ups, body weight squats, pushups, and walking lunges. How to improve muscle endurance should be fun, check out the workouts in detail below.Continue reading