What Do You Guys do for Ab Work?

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  1. erok81

    erok81 All your canyons are belong to me!!

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    I figure I might as well start doing some ab stuff. When doing squats and a few other lifts/pulls they seem to fatigue quickly, as I am sure they are weak as hell. I haven't really done anything with them, ever; so I think now would be a good time to start.

    I could care less about having a "six pack" at this point, but want them to be a bit stronger. I am doing NQ's routine right now, without the abs.

    So anyway, what do you guys do?
     
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    a bunch of crap

    leg raises, ab machines, cable crunches, sit ups... whatever i feel like really
     
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    weighted incline situps work really well.
     
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    decline situps with weight occasionally the problem most people have is they use their hips instead of their abs when doing any ab movement
     
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    the only direct ab work i do are heavy side bends
     
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    which exercises are best for preventing the use of hips?
     
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    weighted decline crunches.
     
  10. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    what I do as well..
     
  11. Skeletor

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    static holds



    sometimes i'll bust out crunches and leg raises, but not usually.
     
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    weighted decline sit ups
    v-ups
    crunches on a ball
     
  14. Ceaze

    Ceaze https://hearthis.at/DoYouEvenUplift Moderator

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    pillar bridges
    side bridges
    suitcase deadlifts
    full contact twists
    double leg lowering (start with single leg)
    cable chop and lift variations
    hip-ups
     
  15. Skeletor

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    how many exercises do you do per midsection session, and what type of rep/set scheme do you use?
     
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    weighted cable crunches
    leg raises
    some machine
    side bends
    bridge stuff
     
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    y1997 Made in the U.S.S.R.

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    Front squats, leg raises (lowe back pressed against the ground), and sometimes some machines or something.
     
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    wood chops are great
    hanging leg raises
    cable pulldowns
     
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    Mostly squats and DLs.

    But once a week I'll do side oblique lifts and also some sort of crunches or leg lifts. For as much as I work my lower back, I should do more in order to ensure balance.
     
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    Lots of GHR abs with a band(s), weight, or both
    Cable abs
    Side bends
     
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    I knew you would be in here with a list of stuff people would have to google :rofl:

    Everyone else is like, "Sit-ups, crunches, etc.", but then you bust in with "Well actually the Dutch Oven Shuffle was proven by EMG to stimulate 3% more muscle fibers than conventional crunches :mb:"
     
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    weighted crunches
    weighted leg raises
     
  24. cls

    cls Though I have fallen, I will rise. Though I sit in

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    Dragon flags. Plus, they have coolest sounding name of any lift, after "snatch" and "deadlift" :cool:
     
  25. michael

    michael FLORIDA > *

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    he doesnt do any of them, but if he were to, instead of just googling them, those are the one's he be doing.
     
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