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Tip: A Crazy Exercise That Actually Works

Some exercises are goofy looking and don't work very well. But some goofy-looking exercises are very effective. This is one of them.

Tip: A Strange Way to Build a Rock-Solid Core

It looks like an overhead press, but it's really one of the most brutal core exercises you can do. Check it out.

Tip: The Crunch: Safe or Dangerous?

There's a lot of misinformation out there about the good ol' ab crunch. Here's the truth, backed by science.

Tip: The Toughest Loaded Carry

Build your core strength and boost your squat, deadlift, and bench performances with this unusual exercise.

Not Dangerous! 4 Falsely Accused Exercises

We bet you've heard that these exercises are bad. Here's the truth, backed by science.

Tip: The Misinterpreted Ab Training Study

With all the talk these days about having a strong core, why do many lifters still have weak-ass abs? Here's part of the cause.

Tip: A Core Exercise to Boost Your Bench Press

Try this before your next bench session to lift heavier and stay safer.

Tip: The Oblique Builder

A strong core takes more than just ab training. Give this exercise a shot.

Tip: The Cure for Functional Weak Links

Every lifter needs more rotational work in his programming. Try this exercise.

Tip: The Right Way to Crunch

The stability ball crunch is a good exercise, but most people screw it up. Here's how to do it right for best results.

Tip: The Core Squat

Here's how to turn a squat into a very challenging core exercise.

Tip: Hit Your Abs and Chest With One Exercise

All you need is big balls. Actually, just one big ball. Check it out.

Get Abs Without Being Skinny and Weak

Being big is great, but being big with visible abs is a thousand times better. Here's how to get there.

Tip: Abs Are Built in the Gym, Not the Kitchen

All you need to do is diet and you'll have abs, right? Not really. It's a bit more nuanced than what your favorite meme says. Here's why.

Tip: The Least Effective Core Exercise

Honestly, people who do this exercise may not be smart enough to read an article about why it's a dumb exercise.

Tip: The Complete Ab Exercise

This movement builds core strength, nails the abs, and even hits those hard-to-reach serratus muscles.

Tip: The One-Arm Press Test

Have you become neuromuscularly complacent? Try this core strength test and find out.

Tip: The New Ab Shredder Workout

This has been a favorite of figure competitors for years now. Here's a couple new ways to do it.

Tip: Try This Gut-Punch of an Ab Exercise

This ab exercise will make you feel like you just got a fist in your breadbasket, but it'll really build your abs.

The Very Best Upper-Body Exercise

Nail your lats, chest, triceps, delts, and abs with one exercise. Here are 8 new and improved ways to do it.

Tip: The Right and Wrong Way to Cable Crunch

Wickedly effective ab exercise, if you're doing it correctly. You're probably not. Here's the definitive guide.

Tip: The Complete Guide to Ab Wheel Rollouts

There are two correct ways to do this exercise, then there's the way most people do it. Know the difference.

Tip: The 15 Second Core Workout

If you can do this exercise for 15 seconds per set, you're pretty awesome. Check it out.

4 Great Ab Exercises Nobody Does Right

These popular core exercises are highly effective... if you do them right. Not many people do. Check your form here.

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  • Tip: Strengthen Your Deep Core Muscles

    A weak core makes you weak all over, and ab crunches aren't enough. Try this exercise.