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There is an entire science to your question, called "anti" workouts. The main goal of the core is to resist tension, not flex or bend, which is why your back might hurt. If done correctly, this shouldnt put ANY pressure on your back(if it is you arent doing it right). Anti-extension- Resisting extension, vertical pallov press, ab wheel rollout, ...


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Abs stabilize the core in multiple directions. Abs are plural because you have different sets of abdominal muscles which move or resist movement of the spine in these different directions. The six pack (which is what most people think of as abs) is a spinal flexor but also resist spinal extension. So, no, every site and magazine about six packs is not wrong, ...


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