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When I'm Not at CrossFit, I Do This 20-Minute Workout While Watching TV to Tone My Abs

1 month ago   |   By PopSugar

While you can't spot reduce belly fat by focusing on ab exercises, you'll be on your way to a flat belly by doing this 20-minute workout that combines cardio to burn calories and bodyweight moves to strengthen your core. So when you reduce your overall body fat percentage through diet and exercise , you'll reveal lean, defined abs.
20-Minute Ab Floor Workout
Directions: After a five-minute dynamic warm-up , get on the floor and complete the 10-minute workout below. Repeat one more time for a 20-minute workout. Perform each exercise with control and correct form, resting between reps if you...
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I'm a Trainer, and This Is Why Planks Make Your Abs Stronger but Won't Burn Belly Fat

I'm a Trainer, and This Is Why Planks Make Your Abs Stronger but Won't Burn Belly Fat

1 month ago   |   By PopSugar

Abs are one of my favorite body parts to train because having a strong core is important , but I also train abs because of vanity purposes. There are countless ab exercises you should do , one of the most popular being the plank. It's friendly to all fitness levels and will no doubt strengthen your core, but if you're trying to burn belly fat, it won't be of much use.
The plank works your anterior core - the muscles that make up the front of your core like the rectus abdominis. Anterior stability exercises teach you how to avoid too much lumbar extension of the spine, more commonly known...
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