7 Easy Exercises You Can Do with a Fitness Ball

A fitness ball can offer a great deal when it comes to health and exercise. In many instances, people use them to replace the chairs at desks. This is because the act of balancing your body while working flexes various muscle groups. It can be a very effective core workout when you don’t have time to properly exercise. Fortunately, there is much more you can do with a fitness ball than just sit on it.

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Why Six-Pack Ab Workouts Don’t Work

Whether you’re searching through Google or seeing advertisements on TV, it seems everyone has the “best” method for six-pack ab workouts. Unfortunately, not all of them work. Not because they are failed products or procedures, but because of several personal factors. The biggest impact to why these kinds of platforms don’t work is the individual. Not everyone will have the same experience with exercise routines or fitness products.

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7 Practical Reasons to Work On Your Core

The core of your body is essentially the abdomen, obliques, chest and back. Of course this is depending on who you’re talking to. Some experts believe the core is nothing more than the abdomen. In any case, working on your core has a great deal of practical uses whether your a body builder or an arm wrestler. In reality, it doesn’t matter how much muscle you have on your arms if your core cannot sustain you.

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Reviews: Plank

Although I was reluctant to try planking at first, it turned out to be one of my favorite exercises for the abs. It’s a simple exercise that can have some profound results when added to your regular routine. It does more than just slim down your tummy as it strengthens the core allowing you to do certain physical activities without grunting or straining.

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Beginners Home Workout for Core Muscles

Your core includes a variety of muscles that are often the most used in everyday life. These groups are what support your body and contribute to maximizing other physical activities such as weight training. You should never ignore these muscles and should include core work in some kind of a weekly routine. For the beginner, it will be a slow start until you build up momentum.

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5 Great Ab Workouts for the Beginner

Not everyone can walk into a gym and expect to achieve some of the most grueling of workouts. Pushing yourself too hard may lead to a myriad of injuries. Before you put too much strain on muscles that you don’t use often, it’s best to start at the beginning. Strengthening your core is an important facet of exercise, and there is a myriad of ways you can do it.

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Exercise: Lying Leg Raise

As I try to get myself into better shape, one of my favorite go-to exercises is the Lying Leg Raise. Although Exercise.com states that it’s an intermediate workout, it can be done by the novice – as long as you’re not trying to get an excessive number of reps. For example, I am completely out of shape and I can only do three sets of 10 without running out of steam to lift my feet.

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