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The Six Toughest, Most Effective Bodyweight Exercises (Video)

The Six Toughest, Most Effective Bodyweight Exercises (Video)

  Bodyweight exercises are time-tested, effective components of a good workout regimen. With minimal equipment and space, you can strength train a variety of muscle groups without ever going to the gym.   Push-ups Push-ups work mainly the chest, tricep, and front shoulders, but also utilize the abs for stabilization. In addition to the fact that they can be done […]

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Teen Girl Does A Plank For A Record-Breaking Hour and 20 Minutes (Video)

Teen Girl Does A Plank For A Record-Breaking Hour and 20 Minutes (Video)

  On April 19th 2014, Gabi broke the world record for longest plank held by a female. Planking involves getting on the floor propped up on elbows and toes in a straight line while engaging the abdominal muscles to stay in a straight line.¬†Gabi held that position for one hour and 20 minutes. The impressive time should earn her a […]

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Plank Dumbbell Row (Video)

Plank Dumbbell Row (Video)

For most gym goers, core stability training is easy to ignore. But core rotational stability may be more important, and perhaps even more often relegated to the treasure chest of forgotten moves. This exercise is the perfect memory-refresher. Be aware of what not only your arms but also your hips are doing, and keep your abs tight and your back […]

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Lower Back Exercises To Try (Video)

Lower Back Exercises To Try (Video)

  Experts believe that exercising the lower back will give the trainee core strength; which is like a foundation is to a house. Building raw core power will help you in whatever psychical programs you are involved in. The more carefully you study the proper technique behind each and every individual exercise, the chance you have injuring your back or […]

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Fitness Exercises To Keep Your Core In Top Form

Fitness Exercises To Keep Your Core In Top Form

    Almost every fitness exercise to strengthen the core is boring. Core training is however unavoidable because it helps to avert injuries and increase strength. Lifting weights becomes easier with proper core training and you rarely feel any exercises straining your back. It reaches a point where your core is strong enough for anything and basic exercises quickly become […]

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2 Plank Variations to Build a Strong Core

2 Plank Variations to Build a Strong Core

    While the appearance of lean abs is appealing to the eye, the strength and functionality of the core is even more important. A strong core will allow you to perform all the household, leisure or sport activities safely. Strengthening your core does not mean that you just train your abdominals to get them to look pretty. The “core” […]

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Ab Plank Exercises (Video)

Ab Plank Exercises (Video)

  Ab planks work your abdominals, back and upper body. They especially strengthen your transverse abdominus, a muscle that acts like a corset: decreasing your waist size, improving your posture and providing stability for your body throughout the day. Ab planks can be customized to work your core from all angles, to improve your strength to help you reach your […]

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