Our pal, Jonathan Dunsky writes, runs, and reviews diet and exercise info. He asked to reach you, our Fun and Fit readers with his guest post on Big Bad Ab Myths, written especially for this site. While he is giving us the day off, we will be working on our Abs. Maybe…..
We offer four more useless exercises that seemed oh-so-clever at the time. By “at the time” we mean “BCS – Before Common Sense” as these moves were either plain silly or actually contraindicated (bad for you). Raise your donkey leg to the hydrant if you did these moves!
Are you rotten or ripped to the core? Do you move from the inside out or the outside in? You can quickly assess whether your core (abs and back) is helping you or “hanging out.” Try this simple exercise and get to the core of the matter. Click on the title to read more.
Do you want rock-hard abs? So do we! Sadly, most people do oblique abdominal crunches wrong, so they end up with back pain, not toned abs. We have a video for you demonstrating the wrong and right way to perform oblique crunches. Click on the title and see for yourself.
How is planking different from a fitness plank? In this video post you’ll learn the right and wrong way to do the plank. Great for the core. Impress your friends. Just don’t go planking in weird places. Click on the title to read more.
Today is a review of “unusual ways to exercise and get totally hot, buff, toned and awesome-licious.” Just for you, we tested the OmniBall (you must read to find out what that is) and the ‘No Sit-Ups Required” DVD. By “tested” we mean we focused sweaty minutes before and after dinner doing the moves. Yes, Fun & Fit both worked out just to see if these programs would give you fab-u-abs (and all the bits that are attached). Click on the title to read & discover if we collapsed!
Today our review is about Abs, and how they can be Revealed in all their glory! So suck in and suck it up, suckers! We received both the book “Abs Revealed” and the app that goes with it, titled (oddly enough) “Abs Revealed: The Exercise i-Library,” by Jonathan Ross. He was chosen as Personal Trainer of the Year two times by industry professionals, so our expectations were high. Which reminds me of a coffee mug I’ve had for years, which says, “If at first you don’t succeed, lower your standards.” To read your way to buff abs, click on the title!
Sore back, weak core, weight gain and feeling gross–none of these sound like Nick is heading for a successful Spring Break. Is there something he can do that doesn’t require crunches and is really easy? Something easier than finding a magic wand or unicorn? Like patting the computer monitor and rubbing his abs? Does an ice cream diet work?
Waaay back in January, we answered a question about why people should exercise besides having the goal to lose weight. Courtesy of the Mayo Clinic, we gave the top 7 scientific, “just the facts, ma’am” reasons. That got a few people asking us, “Come on now, what really motivates people, especially if they don’t check research to know why to work out?!” So we prepared our list of Top 7 Reasons People Really Exercise. You’re welcome!
Do women really have an advantage over men when it comes to core stability and strength? Do men really think biceps bigger than a Smart car are appealing? Will Brad ever get his wish to be as good on stability balls as the women he’s seen?