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Ab Workouts

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 ...

Move of the Day: Extended Side Plank

Nora Tobin | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Incorporate this "move of the day" into your regular exercise regimen or just take a few minutes to give it a try. Each day will be a different move so you can do each one back to back or individually.

The Most Popular Workouts Of 2013

Posted 12.17.2013 | Healthy Living

It was a fast-paced year in the world of fitness. There's no denying the breakout starpower of the HIIT workout, with exercisers everywhere looking fo...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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.

The Best Abs Exercises Of All Time

Posted 05.06.2012 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Smith for Shape.com Twenty top fitness experts reveal their go-to move for a flat, sexy stomach. ...

10 Crunch-Free Ways To Get Stronger Abs

Ben Greenfield | Posted 05.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Ultimately, there are better ways than crunches to get a flat stomach. Here are my top 10 crunch alternatives that will avoid back pain and burn many more calories than crunches.

The Ultimate Arms And Abs Workout

Posted 02.09.2012 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Smith for Shape.com This fast and effective upper-body circuit was designed by fitness expert and star of the "10 Pounds DOWN: Better Bo...

3 Steps To Stronger Abs

Ben Greenfield | Posted 03.25.2012 | Health and Fitness
Ben Greenfield

Have you lost your abs recently? Maybe you're noticing a "muffin top" or "beer belly" that needs to disappear? Or perhaps you just need that extra bit of definition to compete with Ryan Gosling's impressive physique. Good news: You can get a flat stomach, in three steps.

Six-Pack Abs Challenge

Mark Malkoff | Posted 08.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Malkoff

2011-06-01-flab.jpgSix-pack abs seem borderline ridiculous. I decided to see what it would take for a guy like me who doesn't work out to get six-pack abs within a month.