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Abs Workout (12) – Cable Kneeling Crunch

May 3rd, 2014 · No Comments

Steps: Locate the high cable pulley.  The pulley should be at a high position.  Attach a rope handle or pulley handles or a small V bar.  I prefer the rope as it gives  more natural grip. If you are a beginner, start with light weight. Kneel down on the floor.  Your upper legs should be […]

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What You Need To Know About Abs

March 7th, 2014 · No Comments

You have heard people trains for their “abs”. Some refers abs as the front outer abs. Are they right in this case? We will find out now. Abs is actually the short form of abdominal muscles which are few groups of muscle at the stomach area. They are three main groups of abdominal muscles:

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How Many Crunches Should I Do For Abs?

October 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment

When comes to exercise, I have mentioned that quality is more important than quantity. Same theory applies for abdominal crunches. However, too often I still get the question from readers wondering how many crunches one should be doing to see get the 6 packs. I wish I could say simple answer like, “20 crunches for […]

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Should I Train Abs Before Or After My Weight Training Workout?

October 12th, 2013 · No Comments

When I first started weight training, I was told to do the abs as the last workout. Nowadays, sometimes, to break the boredom, I work on my abs before I start lifting weight. I know some people often train the abs before their workout. So, which one is right, training abs before or after weight […]

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Why You Should Not Do Sit-Up For Your Abs?

November 9th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Sit-up is a popular strength training workout meant for abdominal muscles. Let’s look at how to do a proper sit-up before I tell you why sit-up may not be suitable for you. Steps: Lying with your back on the floor. Bent your knees to reduce the stress on your back. Your feet should be about […]

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Abs Workout (11) – Hanging Leg Raise

November 11th, 2011 · No Comments

Hanging leg raise works the abdominal muscles, especially the lower abs.  It also train your grip strength which you need it for many weight lifting workouts including pull up and bench press.

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