In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin cover everything you need to know to build an amazing 6-pack and a strong core.
When it comes to aesthetics, one muscle almost always tops the list for both men and women. These are the muscles of the core: The abs, the obliques, and the transversus abdominis. (1:53)
The muscles and actions of the core muscles. (6:43)
#1 - The Abs, their attachments, and common myths. (10:11)
Best developing exercises: Hip flexor deactivators, Physioball crunches, reverse crunches, and leg raises.
#2 - Obliques, their attachments, and common myths. (17:55)
Best developing exercises: Cable chops and twisting sit-ups.
#3 - Transversus abdominis, their attachments, and common myths. (24:08)
Best developing exercises: Vacuums.
Stabilizing movements (for the whole core): Planks, counter-rotation movements, and heavy walking movements. (30:50)
How to prioritize your core muscles in your programming? (33:10)
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