Exercising the abs should be a regular part of any workout plan.
Having a solid core and strength in the abdominal area is crucial to maintaining a balanced physique and stability, which in turn helps us retain full motion throughout the body. Strong abs are more than an aesthetically pleasing physical feature (though they are that as well), they are also part of maintaining fitness for life.
Below is a combination of exercises to help build and maintain a strong core and which provide a solid starting point for adding a helpful abs component into a regular workout programme.
Cable twist variation
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