Tagged with Transversus abdominis muscle

My first video! Variations of the basic plank

My first video! Variations of the basic plank

.    Here is a video to demonstrate a few variations of the plank exercise to help build a stronger core The plank is a popular and very effective ab exercise. It is effective b/c you are resisting movement instead of creating it thus isolating the muscles. The plank also engages the stabilizing muscles, which often get overlooked. Since … Continue reading

Variations of the basic plank

The plank is a popular and very effective ab exercise. It is effective b/c you are resisting movement instead of creating it thus isolating the muscles. The plank also engages the stabilizing muscles, which often get overlooked. Since this may be something your muscles are not used to doing the body will adapt to the change, and you will … Continue reading

Engage your inner girdle

I am guessing none of us moms actually wear the old fashioned girdles much these days, but did you know you have a natural girdle – say hello to your transverse abdominus. If you have never worked on engaging your abs and practiced proper breathing techniques you may not be familiar with this muscle. It … Continue reading