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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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Study Identifies Top 5 Ab Workouts

Achieving a toned midsection is a major goal for many people. But every fitness expert seems to have a different opinion about how best to tighte...

"Anti-Ab" Training: 4 Effective Unconventional Core Exercises

Go to your local gym, and you'll find countless people trying to mold a six-pack with traditional Crunches. Training your core shouldn't be as mun...

A Simple Tool For Six-Pack Success

Think that cranking out sets on the abdominal crunch machine will help you get a set of showy six-pack abs?  Think again. These machines are d...

David Beckham's Workout for Six-Pack Abs

International football legend David Beckham announced his retirement back in May, but his world-renowned abs are sure to be in play for years to com...

Better Than a 6-Pack

Sure, it's great to have solid lower- and upper body strength, but your core is the pinnacle of your training. It directly affects everything from...

Why Crunches Alone Won't Burn Belly Fat

If you're trying to burn belly fat and tone your abs, it's almost guaranteed that you're performing Crunches. If you are, you are not alone. Many gy...

Build Strong, Athletic Abs With This Workout

In order to perform a variety of athletic tasks, athletes need strong core muscles for spinal stability and postural alignment. You can't swing a te...

The Ripped Lower-Ab Workout

To get a true six-pack—one where even those hard-to-define lower abs look nice and cut—you need to work your abs in more ways than one. Standard...

Four Reasons You Don't Have Abs

Having a great set of abs can go a long way toward making you better at your sport. Unfortunately, most athletes never get the abs they want, beca...

Ab Exercises to Meet Any Athletic Goals

Sure, nice abs look hot. But the muscles in your midsection aren't there just for appearance; they're essential for pretty much every sport athlet...

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