How to Work Your Abs – WITHOUT Crunches or Sit Ups (includes video)

by admin on April 27, 2013

At least once a week, I explain to my FVT boot campers why we do not do crunches, sit-ups, leg lifts, etc. – that these “traditional” ab moves are actually bad for your back, that there are better and more effective ways to train your abs, etc.

I still get the feeling, though, that a lot of them just don’t completely believe me :)  Because they always nod in agreement … and then, maybe five minutes later, they ask me – “when are we going to work our abs?”

At that point, instead of telling them, we go through a mini ab workout, where I can actually SHOW them how to properly train their abs.  It is a great way to teach the concept, and to illustrate my point, it works (almost) every time!

So, I thought I would hook you up with one of these little core workouts for you to try for yourself at home.

Here is a “total body” ab circuit that we frequently do at the end of our workouts – it gets folks to really feel the abs working, and rest of the “core” muscles as well – and best of all, it does NOT include crunches or sit ups. Enjoy -

Thanks for watching, and talk soon -

Forest Vance, MS, CPT, RKC II

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manassasteaparty.org November 28, 2013 at 3:08 pm

It’s difficult to find knowledgeable people for this subject, but you sound like you know what
you’re talking about! Thanks

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