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Core strength starts with the abs, the muscles that allow athletes to twist, turn and explode. Bored with your current routine? Need something more sport-specific? You came to the right place. STACK's deep library of training videos and articles includes never-before-seen exercises, workout plans that are geared for success, and tips from the best athletes in the world.

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Sit-Ups May Do More Harm Than Good

Although Sit-Ups are commonly used to improve abdominal strength, they may be causing more harm than good. Dr. Richard Guyer, of the Texas Back...

An Intense Ab Workout You're Not Doing

Ranging from high-level athletes to individuals who live for the gym, the driving force stays consistent. We are all trying to become stronger, faster,...

Get the Most Out of Your Crunches

Do crunches work? A quick Google search will show a lot of conflicting information on the topic, but athletes need to know one way or the other, is it...

The Ultimate Ab Workout for Athletes

If you're an athlete, you're not just looking to carve your midsection into a chiseled six-pack (though that'd be nice). You want an ab workout th...

Don't Buy a Crunch Bench: Try These Exercises Instead

Some benches are designed specifically for doing crunches, but they are not necessary. Crunch benches do not allow the abdominal muscles to experien...

Celebrity Trainer Yumi Lee Reveals Hugh Jackman's Core Workout

Yumi Lee, co-owner of Reebok CrossFit LAB, is an internationally renowned fitness expert who has been active in the industry for over 15 years. Her ...

3 Core Exercises That Will Light Up Your Abdominals

When creating a well-rounded abdominal routine, it's important to remember the multiple planes in which the body can move against resistance. Amon...

Tighten Your Abs with Interval Training

Losing weight around your midsection is not easy. You can do a thousand Crunches a day and not see much improvement.Why? Because you burn calories...

Is This the Best Ab Exercise?

It's a common sight in a gym to see someone performing Physioball Crunches or similar trunk flexion exercises. They burn like Hades and are the only w...

How to Get Great-Looking Abs (Hint: Not With Crunches)

Crunches are fine for achieving a strong core, but they're not going to help you in your quest for a super-firm, trim midsection. If you really w...

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