12/12/2012 08:43 am ET

Ab Exercises And More Of The Most-Searched Moves Of 2012

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

While not all American Googlers were specifically searching for health- and fitness-related topics in 2012, there are still some themes among the healthy-minded web-surfer, like exercises for various body parts.

Whether we were looking for ways to feel better about our bodies on our summer vacations or trying to reap the health benefits of a strength-training component to a well-rounded exercise routine, here's what American fitness fiends were searching for in 2012, plus why these moves are important to a strong and fit body, ranked in order from 10 to 1 by volume of searches.

The Most Searched Body Exercises