What does everyone do for their ab training? I need 3-5 exercises I can rotate, what kind of sets and reps are you using?
this should be moved to bodybuilding/fitness
i do 3 sets usually of 12 reps
weighted decline crunches
cruches on the ball
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Originally Posted by getfit
My favorites are Ab Pulldowns, Spread Eagle Sit-Ups (w. weight), Saxon Side Bends, Side Bends
Occasionally, I'll do Ab Wheel or Pike-Ups w. "Power Wheel" ('power wheel' image: http://inch-aweigh.com/images/power_..._wheel_100.jpg)
I try to do one ab exercise on squat/dl day. Usually 6-10 reps for 3-5 sets. Occasionally up to 15 reps.
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What are your goals? (That'll determine where this belongs)
I train abs 2x a week, varying sets and reps, varying movements.
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I break my ab training into rotational and flexion movements.
For flexion: standing cable crunches, loaded swiss ball crunches, decline sit ups, reverse leg raises and spread eagles. I add other ones in butthese are the main ones.
For rotation: cable chops, swiss ball russian twists, swiss ball kneeling med ball twists and core board twists.
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