Fitness, Whole Health

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?

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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)