Abdominal Workouts Boulder City NV

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(702) 855-5000
1308 West Sunset Road
Henderson, NV
Golf Xtreme, LLC
(702) 561-5938
150 Rainbow Dr
Boulder City, NV
JT's Bicycle Co
(702) 564-5345
76 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy Ste 130
Henderson, NV
Achieve Fitness USA Las Vegas
(702) 520-5820
1841 Somersby Way
Henderson, NV
Front Row Sports
(702) 458-1202
1300 W Sunset Rd
Henderson, NV

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Sports Authority
(702) 433-2676
Crossroads at Sunset, 1431 W. Sunset Road
Henderson, NV
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Gymcats Gymnastics
(702) 566-1414
440 S Parkson Rd
Henderson, NV
Wellness Coaches U.S.A.
(702) 287-5258
958 Ashford Hollow Ave
Henderson, NV
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(702) 434-4141
2712 N Green Valley Pkwy
Henderson, NV

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Club Sport-Green Valley
(702) 216-3282
2100 Olympic Avenue
Henderson, NV
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Abdominal Workouts

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Abdominal Workout

Supine Leg Lifts

(works the abdominals, hip flexors and obliques)
  • Lie flat on a bench with legs extended and grasp the edge (over your head) for support (Figure 01).
  • Raise the legs up at the waist/hips off the floor (don't swing the legs) (Figure 02).
  • Feel the crunch in your abdominals (Figure 03).
  • Lower the legs back down and repeat (Figure 01).

Variations of this exercise: lying floor leg raise, incline bench leg raise, hanging leg lifts.

Ab Crunch

(works the abdominals)
  • Lie flat on a mat (Figure 04).
  • Bend legs at the hips and knees (Figure 05).
  • Cross the arms over the chest (Figure 05).
  • Bend at the waist, raising your shoulders and upper body until you feel the crunch in your abs
    (Figure 06).
  • Lower the upper body down (Figure 05).
  • Repeat.

Variations of this exercise: lying floor leg raise, incline bench leg raise, hanging leg lifts.

After 4-6 weeks, change at least one of the following components:

  • Type or Weight of Resistance
  • Exercise
  • Positioning

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Twisting Crunches

(works the abdominals, obliques and hip flexors)
  • Lie flat on a floor mat with knees and hips bent.
  • Place both hands behind the head (Figure 07).
  • Twist the waist up towards the right knee so your left elbow almost touches it (Figure 08).
  • Lower the upper body down, untwisting the body (Figure 07).
  • Repeat in alternating twists.

Variations of this exercise: abdominal twist machine, weighted twist-ups, side crunches.