Category Archives: ab exercises

If You Have a Weak Core, Trainers Say These Are the 12 Strength Moves You Need to Do, Stat

Strengthening a weak core is no walk in the park, which is why we rounded up the 12 best core-strengthening exercises, handpicked by certified trainers, to make it that much easier. Because, honestly, working on…

This Ab Exercise I Do in CrossFit and My Adult Gymnastics Class Lights My Core on Fire

In CrossFit workouts, there’s an insanely challenging gymnastics move called toes to bar that I can’t seem to master (even though it’s been over three years!). I recently signed up for an adult gymnastics class…

A Barry's Bootcamp Trainer Shares Her 5 Best Moves to Strengthen and Sculpt Your Core

Sure, toned abs are great for swimsuit season, but having a strong core has benefits year-round, including improved posture and fewer aches and pains in your back. And fortunately, working your core doesn’t require a…

I'm a Trainer, and This Is the 6-Minute Ab Workout I Do When I'm Short on Time

Lately, I haven’t been able to work out as much as I’d like, but I haven’t given up on getting quality workouts in. On the days that I don’t have time to hit the gym,…

If You Have a Bad Back, Trainers Recommend These 11 Ab Exercises For Strength and Support

If you suffer from a bad back, you know just how frustrating it can be to do everyday tasks, including workouts and especially ab exercises. That’s because your core and your back are closely linked.…

This Ab Workout For Runners Is 3 Full Minutes of Planking That'll Set Your Core to Max Burn

A strong core is critically important for runners, providing stability and foundational strength, which is why ab workouts with planks and other stabilizing, strengthening moves are always a solid choice. As a runner myself, I’ve…

You Can Totally Toast Your Core in 10 Minutes With This Home Ab Workout

This is a quick ab workout we did in my CrossFit class that totally toasted my core! Focus on correct form above all else, said Champlain Valley CrossFit coach Laura Matuszak. It’s just 10 minutes,…

These Are the 2 Bodyweight Exercises WNBA Star A'ja Wilson Does For Strong Abs

A’ja Wilson was the number-one overall pick at the 2018 WNBA draft, and her game speaks for itself. When she isn’t making it nearly impossible to guard her on the court with her power and…

Yes, You Can Get Abs and See Results by Running – and an Expert Just Told Us How to Do It

Every time you go for a run, you’re also getting an ab workout. Yes, it’s true: running “challenges and strengthens your core musculature,” said exercise physiologist Tom Holland, MS, CSCS, a marathoner and fitness adviser…