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Abdominal exercise

Abdominal exercises are those that affect the abdominal muscles (colloquially known as the stomach muscles or "abs").

Abdominal exercises are useful for building the abdominal muscles. This is useful for improving performance with certain sports, back pain, and for withstanding abdominal impacts (e.g., taking punches). According to a 2011 study, abdominal muscle exercises are known to increase the strength and endurance of the abdominal muscles.

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11 Ab Workouts

Here are some great visuals of easy and hard ab exercises. I'll definitely need these after I eat some Easter candy.

Contributed by Katlyn Powers

Here's a few workouts for your abs.

Contributed by Oscar Arellanos

Burn your abs

This ab workout works all of your core, lowers, upper, obliques, all of it

Contributed by Leah Rae Patterson

abdominal workout

great abdominal workout that will get you the flat tummy you want

Contributed by Leah Rae Patterson

great work out for the obliques!

Contributed by Jackie Fernandez

I would love to see more standing core work

Contributed by Gloria Campos

Lauren London is my favorite for ab workouts! She does a great job making you feel the burn

Contributed by Erin Koren

Great fat burner and quick workout

Contributed by Stephen Edwards

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