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Ab Exercises

The 6 Best Plank Variations Nobody Does

Melissa Edmonds | Posted 01.18.2017 | Healthy Living
Melissa Edmonds

Have regular planks become too easy for you? Time to change that. It's no secret that I'm a big fan of planks. I include them in my clients coaching ...

Here's A Week's Worth Of Belly-Fat-Busting Workouts | Emma Haak | Posted 01.06.2017 | OWN

Since there’s no such thing as spot reduction, simply planking like your life depends on it won’t help you lose belly fat. Combining cardio and st...

10-Year-Old Kyleigh Bass Does Record 2,110 Sit-Ups

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.11.2016 | Sports

Fox Hill Elementary School in Kansas City called student Kyleigh Bass a "beast" on its PTA Facebook page, and it was meant in the best way possible. K...

3 Mistakes You're Probably Making With Crunches

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.11.2016 | OWN

Fact: Crunches can be an incredibly effective way to strengthen and sculpt your abdominals without a gym membership or single piece of equipment. But,...

3 Ab Exercises That Give You More Definition In Less Time

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 11.13.2015 | OWN

On the journey toward toned abs, crunches tend to be a workout staple. However, the side plank is a real powerhouse exercise, targeting deep abdominal...

8 Things Every Woman With Great Abs Does | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 11.05.2015 | OWN

1. At the gym, they don't just do planks. Instead, they do these 5 Pilates moves: the 100, the rollup, the double leg stretch, the crisscross and the...

8 Of The Best Exercises For Your Lower Abs

Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living

By Amy Marturana for Traditional core exercises, like crunches or bicycles, are great for sculpting your upper abdominals and oblique...

The 5 Best Core Exercises You Probably Aren't Doing

Matthew Basso | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Matthew Basso

When I ask my clients to do core training it requires them to look beyond abs and see a system of muscles that work together to complete almost all the physical movements you make. For this reason I've put together what I feel are not only the best, but the most eye-opening core exercises.

Sarah Klein

7 Of The Best Ab Exercises You're Probably Not Doing | Sarah Klein | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living

Nobody loves ab exercises -- but chances are you're probably doing them anyway. Many of us are plagued by a little extra around the middle, and whi...

Why Your Ab Workouts Aren't Working

Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living

By Joe Vennare for Life by DailyBurn It seems logical -- a toned tummy is the by-product of a million sit-ups. At least that's what the late-night ...

The Miracle Muffin Top Workout

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul We don't like that phrase, either, but we dislike the phenomenon it refers to even more. Trim your midsection by adding these expe...

How To Lose Inches In The Middle, From Joel Harper (WATCH)

Posted 08.26.2013 | Home

How do you lose inches in your middle when you're in your 50s? Celebrity fitness trainer Joel Harper told me that you have to work your muscles from t...

Is A Once-A-Week Ab Workout All It Takes For A Stronger Core?

Posted 07.15.2013 | Healthy Living

By Nora Tobin for Just as a well-built house starts with a solid foundation, a truly fit body starts with a strong core. Whether you're h...

5 Ways To Get A Flat Stomach -- While Standing Up

Posted 11.27.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul From posture advice to waist-whittling twists, these upright exercises will help you feel slimmer and stand taller. As a remind...

Do Crunches Really Work?

Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living

By Editors The Scientist: James Graves, Ph.D., professor of exercise and sport science and dean of the College of Health at the Unive...

Want Firm Abs? These 2 Exercises Will Help

Posted 02.05.2013 | Fifty

We're into the second month of the new year, and if you're invested in working out your trouble spots, have we got news for you: celebrity trainer Joe...

Curls for Your... Core?

Jeff Halevy | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Halevy

Biceps curls are a staple in many men's workout routines. They also happen to be a staple of ridicule in the training world. But I think we might be rushing to judgment by convicting the curl -- which, as it turns out, might be a great core exercise!

WATCH: Dr. Ian Smith Says Belly Pooch Has Broken Many A Man's Heart

Posted 01.18.2013 | Black Voices

As if it isn't tricky enough trying to navigate the dating scene, health expert and author of Shred: The Revolutionary Diet, Dr. Ian Smith, says there...

6 Ways To Shrink Your Belly (And 5 Don't Include Exercise!)

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 03.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

If you're looking to get rock-hard abs, remember that proper dietary choices is your first step, but from there a comprehensive fitness program and targeted ab exercises will help you achieve your goal.

The Best Ab Exercises To Beat Belly Fat

Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living

By Chryso D'Angelo for We all want a toned, flat stomach. No surprise there. But since many women are still relying on crunches to get it...

The Most-Searched Exercise Of 2012 Is...

Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living

Every year, Google compiles a massive list of the most attention-grabbing stories and topics of the year, measured by our Internet searches. While...

Getting to the Core: 4 Myths About Strengthening Your Abs

Stacy Barrows | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Stacy Barrows

Activating our core muscles has been a mantra by many professionals helping their clients in seeking better overall strength, protecting from back pain and improving performance. But what I learned early in my PT practice is that our brains do not know muscles, only movement.

20 Tricks To Get Tight, Toned Abs Faster

Posted 11.18.2012 | Healthy Living

By Jennipher Walters for Follow these 20 easy fitness tips to make your next ab workout more effective, so that you have more time to sho...

The Best Ab Moves From Celebrity Trainers

Posted 03.05.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Four fitness pros share the exercises their star clients rely on for developing a leaner physique and a stronger, more stable core....

5 Exercises You Actually Don't Need

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Give up crunches -- for good! Let these fitness pros help you find a more effective alternative for those and other exercises. A...