7 Ways To Bullet Proof Your Abs And Injury Proof Your Back - Ab workouts, ab exercises, low back pain relief: "7 Ways To Injury Proof Your Back And Build A Bulletproof Mid-section
By Kyle Battis, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, ATC
Everybody covets a nice, well-defined mid-section and in this article I am going to show you some powerful ways to train your abdominals that will also injury-proof your back. You see, many people train their abdominals in ways that do not improve the health of their spine - and it shows! Did you know that 80% of Americans are estimated to suffer from back pain in their lives? In fact, most abdominal training programs I see people performing actually lead to more back pain and an increased risk of injury. If you want to improve the health of your back while developing bullet-proof, lean abdominals then read on.
Of course the biggest �secret� to great abs is getting rid of the fat that covers them up. All the abdominal exercises in the world will not solve an excess body fat problem, as spot-reducing is more of a dream than it is a reality. A combination of the right mindset, supportive eating, full-body resistance training focusing on multi-joint complex exercises, and various types of cardiovascular exercise will bring you 90% of the way towards your goals of revealing your abdominals. "