What are your core muscles?

What are your core muscles?

Your “core” is a word that is used a lot these days without really any understanding of the muscles involved and how to use them. Today I want to explain which muscles make up your core, where in the body they are found and how they are, or rather should,...
Stomach Exercise Hip Twists

Stomach Exercise Hip Twists

What is it for? As you can probably guess this exercise works on your stomach muscles, but which ones? It works on your erector spinae muscles (the small muscles either side of your spine – .) which are used for rotation. It also works on your transverse abdominals...
Stomach Exercises Reverse Crunch

Stomach Exercises Reverse Crunch

What is it for? This will be a very tough exercise for a lot of people and at the same time it is one of the best exercises for your whole stomach. It works mainly on the lower portion of your rectus abdominus (the lower section of your “6 pack” – .) and the...
Stomach Exercises Twist Crunch

Stomach Exercises Twist Crunch

This exercise works the abdominal (the stomach muscles – .). It concentrates on the obliques (located at your sides – .) although it does work the whole stomach. The diagram shows where the work is concentrated (shaded in blue – .). This exercise will firm your...