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Ab Twists

Ab Twists | Nichole Mellison

Work your abdominals and obliques, i.e., the front and sides of your abs, with ab twists. Try this exercise after you’re comfortable with regular ab crunches on your Exercise Star. Then you can twist slowly at the top of your “crunch” to target your obliques while your rectus abdominis muscles These muscles run up and down the front of your stomach (one on each side). Maintain continuous muscle tension. Support your head and neck with your hands for comfort.

Stay aware of your shifting center of gravity as the Exercise Star shifts slightly beneath you. Your muscles will adjust automatically and your body awareness and balance will improve as they do so. Increase repetitions and sets as you’re able.

As always, watch Nichole for proper form.

About Nichole Mellison

Nichole has been a successful personal trainer in the Los Angeles area for over 12 years. She is a WBFF Bikini Pro Fitness Model and the owner of a mobile personal training business, Workout on Wheelz. Nichole specializes in senior fitness, private one-on-one training, and competition prep.

About the Exercise Star

The inflatable Exercise Star offers almost limitless exercise options. It provides multiple hold positions for comfort and usability for seated, standing, and reclining exercises. With its low-rise and compact size, the Exercise Star ensures you stay in the most effective positions for better core exercising. The unstable surface makes ab exercises, back extensions, side bends, and planks more potent, so you achieve your fitness goals faster.

It's great for core strengthening, circuit training, stretching, water workouts, and much more!

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Disclaimer: Check with your doctor before beginning any exercise or nutrition program. The opinions contained herein are the opinion of the author only. Use it at your own risk.

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