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Add stability to your six pack abs workout

  1. 1. Add Stability To YourSix Pack Abs WorkoutMr. Health
  2. 2. Make Sure To Bookmark Six Pack Abs VI had a brilliant idea last night, I decided to revisit some old exercises that used tobe popular and use a stability ball for six pack training! I remember when theseballs were very popular; most clubs had hour long classes devoted only to stabilityballs. When I first moved to my current house, my sister-in-law taught a corestrength class. It was designed to help women with six pack training. The exerciseslooked simple, but if you’re looking for a good six pack training workout, using astability ball to intensify your routine is tough to beat!For those who don’t know what I’m talking about, or don’t remember them,stability balls are large balls. They come in three sizes and the diameters are basedon height. To do your six pack training session, pick a ball that you feelcomfortable using (which should go without saying). People up to about 5’2” tallshould consider using the smaller sized (45 cm) stability balls, 5’3” up to about5’8” may want to opt for the medium sized balls (55cm), and anyone over 5’8”should use the larger sized ball (65cm).The whole concept behind these balls is that regardless of the exercise you aredoing, having to keep the ball stable causes total engagement of core and backmuscles at all times. You can expect to get a six pack quicker than normal if youimplement the exercises I will be going over into your six pack training routine.
  3. 3. Make Sure To Bookmark Six Pack Abs V Beginning Stability Ball for Six Pack TrainingSix Pack Training Abdominal CrunchOf course you can do a crunch the old fashioned way on the floor, but what fun isthat? Instead, doing a crunch on the stability ball will dramatically improve yourchances of beinable to maximize your six pack training routine. To do this six pack training moveon the ball simply follow the instructions here! First, sit on the ball with your backstraight and then move your feet forward two steps. This will place you in theposition of leaning into the ball and balancing it with your body. Cross your armsover your chest and then tighten your abs. Next you want to crunch and here comesthe important part. Hold and then slowly lower yourself back down onto the ball.To get maximum six pack training, I suggest performing three sets of these with 20repetitions each.Six Pack Training Back Extension
  4. 4. Make Sure To Bookmark Six Pack Abs VThis is basically the reverse of a crunch, and it is a great way to strengthen yourback muscles as well. To perform this exercise lay on the ball face down, with yourhips at the top of the ball. You will have to spread your feet out some and use yourtoes to keep the ball from rolling. Place your hands on top of your head and thenlift your torso up by contracting your back muscles. This will also cause you tofully engage your abs. Now you want to slowly lower back into the startingposition and then repeat 20 times. I would do 3 sets of this exercise.Six Pack Training Stability Ball RollThis is a great exercise to use in your six pack training routine! I have foundwomen find this exercise especially beneficial. What you need to do is start bykneeling in front of the ball and place your hands on top of it. Slowly roll the ballforward, away from you until your forearms are resting on the top. Hold this posefor a couple seconds (5-15, it depends on how easy this is for you) and then slowlyroll the ball back towards you until you return to your starting position. If you dothese correctly you will feel an automatic tightening of your abs as you performboth directions. Repeat 20 times per set for 3 sets.Six Pack Training Opposite Arm and Leg RaiseI’ve seen these done in six pack training sessions on the floor without the ball, butto be honest, they’re far more effective on a stability ball. If you want to use thesein your six pack training, you need to increase the intensity to more than the simplefloor version. To do this exercise, lay on top of the ball with your toes and handson the floor. Slowly raise one arm and the opposite leg until they are straight andlevel to the floor. Then repeat using the other arm and leg. Do 40 of these (20
  5. 5. Make Sure To Bookmark Six Pack Abs Veach side) and repeat twice more for a total of three sets. This six pack training setalso works your back, glutes and quads.As you can now tell, using a stability ball for six pack training is extremelybeneficial if you want to get a six pack faster. If you don’t have a stability ball,many places sell them for around $20.00. Make sure that you have an air pumphandy, but don’t pump them up fully. You will want a little bit of ‘give’ to the ballfor your six pack training. Make sure to keep away these from pets and childrenas, while they are pretty rugged, these stability balls can be punctured by sharpobjects. Regarding six pack training, these are some of the best moves out there.The trick to using a stability ball for six pack training is to do each move slowlyand completely (which you should be doing regardless to protect your form).These exercises really cannot be rushed as you will lose your balance and fall offor injury yourself through poor form. I did a bunch of these last night and althoughmy dogs thought I was crazy, it was one of my better six pack training workoutsthis week.