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Ab Exercises

Sarah Klein

7 Of The Best Ab Exercises You're Probably Not Doing

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 10.01.2013 | 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 | MarloThomas

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 Shape.com 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 06.19.2013 | OWN

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

Do Crunches Really Work?

Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living

By YouBeauty.com 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 Shape.com 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 Shape.com 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 02.08.2013 | 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 11.03.2012 | 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. ...

Increase Your Core Strength And Flexibility With These 7 Abdominal Exercises

Organic Authority.com | Posted 12.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Organic Authority.com

Increasing flexibility throughout your body can help keep your muscles at their peak as well as help prevent injuries. Everyone and anyone can benefit from increasing core stability and flexibility.

Are Crunches The Best Workout For Abs?

Posted 10.11.2012 | Healthy Living

By Laura Schwecherl While it's tempting to roll out the exercise mat and crunch away, working out specific abdominal muscles might not carve our ...

Sarah Klein

Fix Your Form: Why You Should Stop Using This Gym Machine

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living

If you don't know your way around a weight room, heading to the gym can be intimidating -- and even dangerous. But paying attention to a few simple ru...

Sarah Klein

Fix Your Form: How To Do The Perfect Bicycle Crunch

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living

If you don't know your way around a weight room, heading to the gym can be intimidating -- and even dangerous. But paying attention to a few simple ru...

Sarah Klein

Fix Your Form: How To Do The Perfect Crunch On A Ball

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 07.31.2012 | Healthy Living

If you don't know your way around a weight room, heading to the gym can be intimidating -- and even dangerous. But paying attention to a few simple ru...

5 Favorites for a Summer Stomach

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Most people bully through crunches the way they were taught in 4th grade gym class. Poor technique will not only frustrate you with a lack of result; it could possibly lead to pain and irritation in your lower back.

Summer Shape-Up: How to Look Good in a T-Shirt

Ben Greenfield | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

With summer rolling in, your sleeves are going to be rolling up. This means bare arms, more neck, and possibly even a little waist is going to show. So today, you'll get five steps to ensure that you look good in your t-shirt this summer!

6 Moves For Your Waist

Kathy Kaehler | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Kaehler

"Whittle your waist," as they used to say. Unfortunately, spot-reducing doesn't work. However, you can tone the muscles in your midsection with these powerhouse exercises.