Trainers & Coaches
Why Your Back Hurts When You Do Abs
Working to strengthen your core should not compromise your low back health.
Gethin Rhys James
5 Exercises for Fully Defined Ab Muscles
You'll need to do more than sit-ups for the ab definition you're looking for.
Sophia McDermott Drysdale
How Abs of Steel Cause Back Pain
The root cause of your back pain may be the way you breathe.
No More Bicycle Crunches: 5 Smart Exercises to Work Your Core
Let’s start treating the core like the three-dimensional piece of armor that it is.
Can You Hula Hoop Your Way to a Better Core?
Strangely enough, I am not the first person to ask this question.
"Diamond Cut Abs" (Book Review)
Danny Kavadlo has a mean-looking six-pack, and he wants to help you get one, too.
The Truth About Abdominal Training and Body Fat
Your abs are no different than your other muscles. Work them hard within reasonable repetition ranges.
6 Exercises For Rebuilding Your Core After Pregnancy
You've done the hard part and had your baby, but before you get back to heavy lifting, give your core some attention.
Switch Off Your TV: The Truth on Fat Loss
Buyer beware on financially-driven television programs that promote diet and fitness programs. Most of them are simply embarrassing.
Plank Showdown: Science Tests Old-School vs. TRX
Are those people hanging from the TRX in the gym actually getting a workout?
Product Review: HumanX AbX
The HumanX AbX improves the quality of your core work and also serves as a mobility device for the thoracic spine.
Training the Core: 4 Exercises That Take It To The Next Level
Instead of relying on crunches and other popular core routines, I’d like to introduce a few exercises that’ll not only get you ripped, but also increase performance and functionality.
My Desert Island Exercise: Core Twist (Jathara Parivartanasana)
This core twist is simply a beast of an exercise. I’m going to give you two variations and four different props that you can use to make things easier.
The AbMat Is Awesome - Here's Why
There is always someone in class who asks, “Why do I need an AbMat?” No one can seem to truly answer this elusive question. Why do we need an AbMat? And for goodness’ sake, which way do we turn it?
To Stabilize or Not to Stabilize?
We hear a lot about unstable training these days, but is it the best way to work muscles that function as prime movers? A new study explores the role of stability in the overhead press.
How to Sprint Your Way to a 6-Pack
There are so many abdominal workouts out there, but few of these will give you the same overall results that sprinting does. Here's how sprinting works your abs, and how to sprint properly.
Forrest Yoga Ab Exercise: The Inchworm
Today's video is an abdominal movement called the inchworm. This is a great core exercise based off the plank position. You can modify it up or down, depending on your fitness level.
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