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What is the most effective abdominal work-out?

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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Core exercises

The best way to incorporate core-strengthening is to incorporate it with other exercises.
Most bicep, tricep, and shoulder exercises can be done on a medicine ball, thereby forcing you to keep your core stable. If you choose to isolate the abs, make sure your back is stable - don't rock with sit-ups for example. Hanging leg-lifts and even pull-ups/chin-ups are great ab work-outs.

In brief: Core exercises

The best way to incorporate core-strengthening is to incorporate it with other exercises.
Most bicep, tricep, and shoulder exercises can be done on a medicine ball, thereby forcing you to keep your core stable. If you choose to isolate the abs, make sure your back is stable - don't rock with sit-ups for example. Hanging leg-lifts and even pull-ups/chin-ups are great ab work-outs.
Dr. Edward Neilsen
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Dr. Audie Rolnick
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Weight loss

Less fat makes abs more prominent. I like squats and planks for abs.

In brief: Weight loss

Less fat makes abs more prominent. I like squats and planks for abs.
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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