Adjustable Decline Benches Burlington VT

Exercises done on a decline bench imagine yourself lying slanted downward can turn your workouts up a notch. Plus, if regular flat crunches haven't been working for you then doing the same old exercise at a declined angle will shock your muscles with something new and get them working harder.

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Burlington, VT
 
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151 Cherry St
Burlington, VT
 
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4340 Route 5
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282 Berlin Mall Rd Ste 28
Berlin, VT
 
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Morrisville, VT
 
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Burlington, VT
 
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Mountain Rd
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162 Main
Enosburg Falls, VT
 
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Adjustable Decline Benches

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Adjustable Decline Benches

Are you dreaming of six-pack abs? Well, if you're too lazy to walk to the store with your empties then you're living in a bubble. I'm always amazed at people who claim to want a great physique, but counteract that by snacking in front of the television every night. One of my coworkers brought up the topic of tummy fat just last week. She said, I've heard that if you're prone to belly fat no matter what you do and how healthy you eat you're not going to get rid of it. I usually don't like to give advice when it's not requested, but in this case I saw a need to put an end to this atrocious myth for good. I mean I can't think of anything more discouraging to tell an overweight individual. That would be enough to have many of us trading our gym memberships for cheesecake of the month clubs.

The truth is that any person who's prone to collecting cellulite around their abdominals will have to work harder and train that area more than their other body parts in order to banish the paunch belly. However, it shouldn't take more than three abdominal training sessions per week for a few weeks to start seeing results. This could entail isolating ab exercises like incline leg raises, decline curl ups and especially decline crunches at 3 sets of 12 to 20 reps each.

Exercises done on a decline bench imagine yourself lying slanted downward can turn your workouts up a notch. Plus, if regular flat crunches haven't been working for you then doing the same old exercise at a declined angle will shock your muscles with something new and get them working harder.

When I really want to give my tummy muscles a good wake up call I do my abdominal routine on a decline bench. This further isolates my lower stomach the area where we tend to collect fat.

To perform decline crunches:

  • Adjust your bench to the decline position.
  • Lie down with your head at the bottom of the bench and your feet hooked under the top pad for support.
  • Bend your knees and stabilize your back and lower abs.
  • Slowly raise your upper body towards your knees, rolling up at the waist until you feel the crunch.
  • Slowly lower back down.

Anna's Tip: When performing any type of abdominal exercise I always keep resistance on my lower abs by keeping 2 inches between my shoulders and the mat or bench when I lower. This forces me to keep my abdominals flexed during the entire session.

Just think of it this way. Right now that inner tube around your waist...

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