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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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Try 2 Decline Bench Core Exercises for Stronger Abs

Test Your Core Strength with These Two Exercises on a Decline Bench By Jim Carpentier, CSCS A strong core is essential for reducing injury risk in...

15-Minute At-Home Workout for Shredded Abs

Are you ready to get some shredded abs right from your living room? Awesome. I have the perfect workout for you. You'll need zero equipment and it's...

This 4-Exercise Routine Will Build Six-Pack Abs

If you tell me that you really don't care how your abs look, well I'm going to just come out and say that you are a bold face liar. We all want toned...

Build Stronger Triceps With This Tricep Extension Variation

The number one key to building bigger arms is to target the biceps and triceps musculature through various stimulus and apparatus. Building bigger...

The Ab Rollout: Best Core Exercise Ever?

The ab wheel—you've seen it featured in infomercials and there's probably one lying around in the corner of your gym. Some of you may think it's...

Tighten Up Your Core With This At-Home Bodyweight Circuit

Hey Ben, how can I really tighten my core? That is a question I hear every day! The truth? Well, it's a lot of things that need to happen. You need a...

Are You Planking Your Way Into Back Pain?

You might think the Plank exercise is easy. If so, you're probably doing it wrong. If you think being strong means you can hold a Plank for as long...

5 Core Training Exercises for Endurance Athletes

When I was younger and ran everywhere, I did not understand the point of doing all these other core training exercises to strengthen the rest of your...

This 1,000-Rep Ab Challenge Will Test the Limits of Your Core Strength

We all like a good challenge and we all love a great ripped abs workout, right? Awesome. I've combined the two of them to give you the 1000 rep ab...

5 Painfully Common Mistakes That Make Core Workouts Useless (or Worse)

Walk into any gym in America and you're likely to see a bunch of really bad core training ideas—Crunches, Side Bends, "ab finishers." Often you'll...

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