• 8 Trainer-Recommended Isometric Ab Exercises to Light Up and Completely Exhaust Your Core

    26 days ago - By PopSugar

    You do isometric ab exercises more often than you might realize, so these eight core-shaking examples will probably look pretty familiar. Isometric exercises are moves that engage and challenge your working muscles without actually moving them; you contract or extend the muscle to get into the position and hold it there. Or you move other muscles, like your legs in a hanging knee raise, while keeping your working muscles strong and steady. That's a roundabout explanation to say that these kinds of moves are absolutely exhausting but also so effective.
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  • Improve Your Stability and Strengthen Your Abs With This Sculpting Dumbbell Exercise

    Improve Your Stability and Strengthen Your Abs With This Sculpting Dumbbell Exercise

    26 days ago - By PopSugar

    My favorite ab exercises change all the time, but one move that's a staple to any workout I do is the plank. I like doing planks because my core strength is always challenged, I can do them anywhere, and I always wake up sore the next day.
    I'll admit I get bored with traditional planks, which is why I like variations like the plank with a dumbbell pull-through. If you thought regular planks were hard, wait until you try this move. It challenges your stability as you simultaneously balance your weight on one arm and pull a dumbbell from one side of your body to the other side.
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