Abdominal Core Trifecta

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Question: I would like to strengthen my core. I typically do sit-ups for three sets of 20 which hit my upper abs. What are some other good core/ab exercises? Answer: Your abs are actually one long sheath of muscle with no distinctive differentiation between upper and lower abs. However, some exercises do seem to affect […]

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Reverse Crunches and Windshield Wipers – a more Effective Ab Workout

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Question: When I do crunches and sit-ups my neck hurts. Are there other exercises that are as effective for working my mid-section without affecting my neck? Answer: Certainly there are, and some are much more effective than crunches. On a scale of one to ten, ten being most effective crunches rate a two or three. […]

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Getting Beach Abs Fast!

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Question: I need the most effective abdominal routine I can get from you to get me in shape for the beach which is coming on fast. I heard that crunches were just not effective and I have been doing those. What else should I do to be beach ready? Answer: To be able to see […]

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How to Work Your Abs Without Crunches!

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Question: Due to a medical condition I am unable to do abdominal exercises like crunches or reverse crunches. What can I do to tighten my abs and make them stronger ? Answer: While crunches and reverse crunches are useful for working the abdominals they are not the only exercises which work. The plank, which is […]

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How to Get Six Pack Abs!

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Question: Should I do more ab exercises to get that six pack look? What is the best time to train? Answer: It has long been known that doing ab exercises alone will not build a six pack. Granted the exercises will build the muscles underneath the fat but you need big body movements to excite […]

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Get on the Ball to Get Great-looking Abs!

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Question: I am almost ready for summer and have worked my butt off, literally, to get to this point. I am just getting bored with the same old crunches and reverse crunch exercises for abs. Are there some other abdominal exercises I can do? For cardio, I have been running, but that is beginning to […]

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How to Get World Class Abs and Back…

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Question: I want to build my abs so that the muscles are in blocks, you know, get my six-pack clearly defined. Also I would like to know what exercises are best for building a wide back? Answer: We will assume that you are doing your cardio intensely and effectively, as well as, eating a clean […]

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Forge Your Abs of Steel

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Question: I need a new routine or two that will chisel my abs. What routines do you suggest to do the job? Answer: Let’s assume, for the sake of argument, that you are doing your cardio, eating clean, drinking plenty of water and have your body fat in the range that you can actually see […]

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