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The abdominal muscles are muscles like any other. If, for instance, you've found a routine that works great for your chest or upper back, try applying the same principles for your abs too. Progressive overloading! And yes, like any other muscle group, your abs need restitution too! You can use the 48 hour rule-of-thumb to start with, and then just ...
Yes, but give it only a maximum of 5-10 minutes in your routine, with a short (30 sec) rest period in between. This will surely fetch results. The key to visibility of your abs is to lose as much fat as you can. Otherwise, you may build the muscle but will not clearly see it as the fat is covering the area.
P90x Ab-Ripper does, in fact, work. I got into a routine of doing it every other day during a 6 month period where I couldn't otherwise do any workouts. My core got noticeably stronger and within 8 weeks or so you can see increased definition in your core, provided you have reasonably low body fat. I also modified the workout a little to make it more ...
I'm in the middle of dealing with my lordosis (also known as "anterior pelvic tilt" - you can find some good references if you search on that). For exercises, dead bug variations and hip raises have been good. You need to be very good to make sure your back is flat during all of them. Oh, and the standing exercise where you have a band at your feet and ...
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