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How to Know if You Have Diastasis Recti and What to Do About It

A crunchless ab workout for moms with Diastasis recti also known as (“abdominal separation”), is a condition where the right and left sides of the rectus abdominus (the muscle that makes up the front wall of the abdominals, also known as the “six-pack”) spreads apart at the body’s midline.

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The Rock-Solid-Abs Workout - Abs Workout,The plank is one of the best exercises for a flat, toned stomach because it works all the muscles in your core, including the rectus abdominus

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21 Chest, Shoulders and Abs Stretching Exercises in Pictures

After doing leg, arm and neck & back stretches, today we’ll present 21 illustrations of chest, shoulders and abs stretching exercises, showing you exactly which muscle you are exercising. By demonstrating where on your body you should feel the highest tension, we hope to help you do the exercises properly. Most of us spend the …

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How to engage your deepest abdominal muscles and avoid "the bread loaf" (hint: sucking in has totally atrophied these muscles, so you need to stop doing that first)

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Psoas major and rectus abdominus

LADIES, Listen Up!!! My ONE simple ab exercise that (no joke) is responsible for a pooch-free and tight waistline after 4 babies. This easy move focuses on the most neglected abdominal muscles - transversus abdominus - the muscles UNDER the “bricks” (rectus abdominus) that are responsible for holding in that belly bulge. We spend SO much time doing every variation of a crunch in hopes of a toned tummy…and while these are great for developing the bricks (outer ab muscles), you will ONLY…

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4 Moves For The Ultimate Flat Stomach

Captain's Chair (lower rectus abdominus): A.Remain seated with your feet flat on the floor. Sit tall with a long spine. Grasp the edge of the chair with your fingers on either side of your hips. Reach your palms into the chair to add stability to your torso. B.Exhale as you slowly bring your knees toward your chest, trying not to arch your lower back as you do so. Hold 1-3 secs. Then slowly lower as you inhale. **Repeat for 1 min**