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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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9 Dead Bug Variations That Build an Athletic Core

Core stability is the ability to maintain a neutral spine using the abdomen, back, neck and shoulder girdle muscles as stabilizers rather than movers....

An Old-School Core Routine That Will Shred Your Abs

Today a lot of our core training is concerned with balance, stability, and activation of the deeper abdominal muscles. While this has a role, many don't...

Try This Ridiculously Tough Bird Dog-Inspired Exercise to Build a Strong Core

The Ab Rollout and it's many variations is arguably one of the best core-strengthening exercises, because it teaches your abs to prevent extension of...

5 Unique Core Exercises That Will Crush Your Abs

Stop doing so many crunches and toe touches! Seriously. You are only training your core in one direction. The core exercises below are very dynamic and...

Crush Your Abs With the Partner-Resisted Ab Wheel Rollouts

Over the last couple of years, months, days, hours and minutes there have been so many advanced variations of the ab wheel and barbell rollout. The best...

8 Advanced Ab Wheel Rollouts for a Rock-Solid Core

The Ab Rollout is one of the most effective core exercises. But it was not always considered a smart way to strengthen your abs. At the gym I belonge...

How to Build Core Strength With the Bodysaw

If you've found crunches and planks have become easy for you, but you still don't have the six pack you're looking for, try doing the bodysaw exercise...

Try These 12 Crazy Plank Variations From a Former NFL QB

Former NFL and University of Oregon quarterback, 31-year old Dennis Dixon, has been a free agent since fall of 2014, but his fitness game makes us...

Exercises for Toning Your Abs Without Straining Your Low Back

Anytime you round your low back you put strain on your low back, specifically your lumbar discs. Our low back is compromised when we try to do...

Quick Ab Workout To Get Your Stomach Ripped

How do you lose that extra layer off your belly? You know that "spare tire" or the little pouch of love that keeps hanging around the bottom of your...

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