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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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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...

The Death of the Crunch?

The Crunch is one of the most popular ab training exercises. Simple to perform, it has long been touted as the key to a strong core and shredded...

The Secret to a Killer Midsection

As the owner of a personal training company, I constantly hear, "I want abs," "I want a six-pack," and "How do I lose my love handles/beer gut?" O...

6 Exercises for a Killer Core Workout

A killer core workout helps you get six-pack abs and teaches your core to engage when you lift weights or play sports. Develop an awesome core, an...

How to Finally Get Those 6-Pack Abs

As an athlete, you already know that building beach muscles won't do much to improve your on-field performance. However, you still want something to...

Exercise of the Week: MLB Core Circuit

Every Wednesday, STACK features an Exercise of the Week to help you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, condition...

Become a Better Athlete with the Complete Core Workout

The core muscles (abdominals and lower back) form the foundation for almost all athletic movements. By providing a stable platform for the shoulders...

Rock 'n Roll Abs: Rollout Moves for a Rock-Hard Core

Everyone wants a great midsection. But the core is more than just six-pack ab muscles. Doing Sit-Ups and Crunches all morning might prep you for t...

Ditch the Weightlifting Belt and Strengthen Your Core

Bodybuilders wear weightlifting belts when lifting insane amounts of weight over their heads. But young athletes who emulate these macho men and w...

Multidirectional Core Training With Drew Brees

No athlete can possibly predict every move he or she will make during a game. With all of the variables that come into play in every sport, it's impor...

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