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Here’s a quick training tip, your chance to learn how to work smarter so you can save time while still getting solid results.
It doesn't matter what your reasons for wanting a six pack are—whether it’s to be the best athlete on your team or just to look good at the beach. The bottom line is that you want a strong, toned core. A strong, chiseled core not only enhances your performance in the gym but also helps you achieve better results outside of it.
And while there are plenty of exercises that can help you achieve this goal, one of the best is using an ab wheel.
And while you don’t need any special equipment to carve your abs, A simple piece of equipment that you probably overlooked at the gym can help you get more out of your ab workouts than a series of basic bodyweight exercises by themselves: the ab wheel.
There are many different versions of the basic design, but they all use the same principles. The ab wheel is a simple device that lets you target your abs and obliques with more force than other exercises. It’s also one of the best tools for strengthening your core, which is what makes it so effective.
The original one, dubbed the "Reduce-A-Wheel," debuted in the 1960s and is a wheel with handles. Grip the tool firmly in both hands before using it for training. and maintaining a flat back and knees on the ground, Without really touching the floor, lower your arms and chest as near as you can. You briefly hold it before rolling it back.
Your glutes and upper back muscles will be wailing for mercy as a result of this easy and quick movement. The muscles in your core will also be strengthened in their ability to resist flexion, which is one of their main functions (i.e., preventing your spine from over-arching). A rock-solid middle and a decreased chance of back problems are the benefits.
Incorporate ab wheel drills into your workouts once or twice a week to add variation and challenge your core.
A barbell with a couple of rounded plates is an ideal stand-in for an ab wheel in a pinch, and unlike many other training tools, it allows you to adjust the difficulty level by adding or removing weight from the bar.
The smaller the plates, the harder it is to maintain proper form and execute exercises correctly. Start off with larger weights (25s or even 45-plates) when you're just getting started so that you can get used to performing certain lifts properly before moving onto lighter weight plates.