One of the most tedious muscle groups to exercise is abdominals. We all know that incredibly high number of repetitions of sit ups and crunches will eventually result in a washboard stomach but getting there can be just so boring! Fortunately there are ways to train your abs and get a better view of the TV while doing so-by incorporating exercise bands and balls into the equation. Not only do target this equipment abdominal muscles more efficiently but it also can spice up” your boring monotonous ab routine to get you on your way to a rock-hard stomach with renewed vigor and enthusiasm.
. Great ab ball.
How do Exercise Band Ab Ball Crunches
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Attach exercise band to a point about three meters above the floor. A doorknob is the right height for this. You can loop the band or knot it but make sure you have the same amount of elastic bands on each side.
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Lean back on the exercise ball so that your back and upper legs form a straight line. Knees form a right angle and you should have one handle of elastic in each hand.
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Hold your hands together in front of your forehead. Not fists but grasp the handles.
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Lean forward so that you are in a sitting position with your back on a forty-five degree angle to the ball. This should be a smooth controlled motion that is controlled solely by the abdominal muscles.
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Back to square one. You must move with the pull of elastic exercise band during this part of the exercise. It is important that you continue to move slowly and steadily although the band is to retire. This will help you get the most out of your workout. You can repeat this exercise as many times as possible. You should do at least 3 sets of 10 to 20 repetitions each but many prefer to do as many as 100 repetitions of time.
Tips and Warnings
If you need more resistance loop the elastic band around each hand. You can do this as many times as necessary to get enough pull.
Consult a physician before beginning any new exercise program.”