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Everyone Needs Strong Abs (abdominal muscles)

Muscles Move Bones Abdominal muscles help with breathing and keeping organs in place. They work together with the back muscles to support the spine for sitting, standing, bending over, etc. Located between the ribs and the pelvis on the front of the body, abdominal muscles  include the transversus abdominis, rectus abdominis, internal oblique muscles, external… Continue reading Everyone Needs Strong Abs (abdominal muscles)

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Abs, Core and Glutes – what is it?

There are the abs then the core muscles and, finally, the glutes. Improve your total body health by training these areas of your body.  The results will be increased strength, stability and balance. What muscles are involved? The body’s core muscles include: abs (abdominal muscles) back muscles pelvic floor muscles glutes (buttocks) other torso muscles.… Continue reading Abs, Core and Glutes – what is it?


The Benefits of Exercising on an Elliptical Trainer

Strengthen the Cardiovascular System, Get a Total Body Workout and Burn Lots of Calories.  These are the benefits of exercising on an Elliptical Trainer. Exercising on an elliptical greatly reduces excessive pressure on the joints while providing for a beneficial cardiovascular workout. In addition to exercising the heart, the elliptical works the muscles in the… Continue reading The Benefits of Exercising on an Elliptical Trainer


Tighten your Abs (Abdominal muscles)

Abdominal muscles (Abs) provide support to maintain posture and participate in breathing process especially during exhale (when they help force air out of the lungs by depressing the thorax). When exercised they can be defined by the 6-pack ab effect (Rectus Abdominis).  The deeper muscles (close to the spine) have the most effect on posture and help… Continue reading Tighten your Abs (Abdominal muscles)


Rapid Fat Burn with Circuit Training

What Is Circuit Training? Circuit training is a programmed series of body conditioning exercises set on a specific course. Weight training and aerobics work well for this purpose. The time between exercises in the circuit is short; move rapidly the next exercise. After completion of the prescribed circuit, repeat it starting at the first exercise.… Continue reading Rapid Fat Burn with Circuit Training