is a blog that was setup by Greg Rouse (a former college profressor of Physical Education, football player, coach, and health club owner) as FREE resource to share the training methods that build muscle fast.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Work Those Abs For Core Strength

By Mary Smith

Sculpting Abs is one of the #1 reasons for someone starting the Gymnasium. Irrespective of what body composition someone may have at the starting of their fit search the phrase most generally heard for starting the gymnasium is I need a 6 pack and what Protein do I really need in order to use in my Protein Shaker .

Over the peace we are going to give you some foundations in order to accept in order to get the 6 pack your battling for, but we will not do is give you fake hope, nor supply a five minute Intestinal guide because the truth is, such a guide simply does not exists and if you've found it I recommend you file it under rubbish.

There are a couple of things which we am saying are the least of your focus when building abs and these are

Fast diets or excessive cardio work, both of which can basically slow your metabolic rate down so as to a shuddering halt. Making it difficult so as to burn fat.

It needs a mixture of comprehensive strength and core training in order to see those puppy's usually known as Abs, with a mix of Cardiovascular, Core strength coaching, and HIT interval coaching.

Going to the Gym and working your Abs without focussing on your Core or even more significantly your lumbar region sets you up for a trip to the chiropractor's office in almost no time.

One of the other biggest mistakes I see in the gym and with clients is they will only relate doing abs to crunches. Now don't misunderstand me I'm not talking down the crunch, but what I say is that there's more to abs than crunches and folks ignore all other exercises needed to pop the abs.

Instead of focussing solely on the Crunch use it as a pr stretch solution in order to abdominals with nice and low movements using only half your range of motion. This makes the crunch more forceful but also taxes the hip flexors which impedes on proper posture and may cause issues in the core stabilisation required in almost every exercise we do at the gymnasium. You can eliminate incorporating the hip flexors by coming up in order to up to 30 degrees from starting position.

Stretch your abs back at 30 degrees so as to extend the range and you have what is known as the pre stretch position. How can I bend backwards 30 degrees if I am lying on the floor I here you say, well that's where the Swiss ball comes in and this has many advantages.

Out with increasing the demand on your Core strength all of which is being worked like an Alaskan Husky to stabilize your position thru each range of movement, performing crunches on a Swiss ball allows you to pitch your head and shoulders back slightly to pre stretch your abdominals.

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