3 Exercise Core Killer – No Crunch Core Workout

athleanx.com for MORE CORE WORKOUTS! Most trainers recommend ab workouts to strengthen your core, and do so with nothing but crunches and other core workout staples. The problem is, to effectively train the core you actually don’t want to do just crunches. You need to work the stability of the lower back, obliques, hips, glutes and abs in order to completely train the core. Then and only then can you expect to have a foundation of core stability in place that you can work on developing a solid six pack on. Make sense? Well, in order to do that…to develop a set of impressive six pack abs you need to know the difference between ab strength and ab stability. We have already discussed the need for ab stability through plank type exercises, however in order to build ab strength you need to incorporate exercises that require you to overcome the inertia or sticking point of the muscle. Examples of these type of core exercises are Hanging leg raises (for the abs and obliques) Hanging knee raises (slightly easier but still for the abs and obliques) Reverse Crunches on a decline bench (lower abs exercise) Pairing these up with an effective oblique and core stability program allows you to get the best of both worlds. A strong core and a set of six pack abs. All of course providing you’re watching what you’re eating and keeping your nutrition in check. But that goes without saying at this point. For a complete program that already spells out for you exactly what core exercises you

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  1. ciscokev

    Nice work! What is the best time of day to train?

    I have athlean x and think meal plans r good but doesn’t give a good time to work out?


  2. benny1051

    Jeff i think i asked this before,i can`t remember.For someone who has a disability, lets say that a person has or rather is unable to use one of their arms properly, from the forearm to the fingers. that area cannot take any kind of weight or pressure, my question is, can you put together a workout that can work the entire body to strip fat and build muscle and stability at the same time?

  3. nonikita

    He already made videos like that.

  4. SynGc

    Hey Jeff, i’ve been a fan for ages and I’ve noticed in all your videos and in your program you never implement the chin up? Why is that?

  5. judahscott

    What other lower back strengthening exercises do you recommend that are safe and AthleanX approved!

  6. AnasAliAkram

    hey cud u make a video for building up biceps with out using weights ???

  7. michail1012

    Thanks man, but the fact is that I have seen all the videos that Jeff has made, and they were (and are) very helpful. But as we all know, a great body is a result of two factors: nutrition (70%) and workout (30%). So, what I meant was that more videos should be about smart nutrition and all the needed supplements.

  8. Big8707

    6 people dont work out haha

  9. chiro682004

    Hey Jeff…Great video as usual….look forward to your videos and have your program…..
    Would you say that you incorporate core exercises in your workouts everyday….that is to say should we be working the core muscles every day 5-6 days a week?

  10. mzmishu

    strong neck can be very beneficial in terms of self defence and fighting. A strong neck can prevent knock outs.

  11. benfiaco

    hi jeff hope u dont mind me asking but what do think of the t.s.c. program from chris krueger cause im half way through it but some of my friends r doin ur program and i dont know should i change over r not.

  12. nmoats08

    Hey Jeff, I noticed that most of your workouts have a higher number of reps, and I know that the reason for this is to build muscle and to look like an athlete. As we all know, being an athlete in some sports requires a great deal of strength and power along with having a muscular physique. Can you make a video on how to build strength and power? Thanks!

  13. meikd423

    obviously you’re gonna get a biased opinion from him. hes not gonna tell tyou to not switch to his

  14. meikd423

    your buddy dan warthen let me borrow his p90x when i asked him if your program was good! im gonna try it, then get yours after to compare

  15. PXC1234

    1) Σe μίλησα στα αγγλικά γιατί δεν ήξερα αν είσαι Έλληνας ή Αλβανός
    2) Έκανα ένα αστείο. Είμαι Ελληνas και περήφανος που είμαι Έλληνας

    Καλή ερώτηση

  16. JMcLeod23

    Hey Jeff, do you buy into the idea that you should beat up your abs, calves and forearms every time you are in the gym since that is what you do to them in the real world everyday?

    Appreciate your work!

    P.s. Do you know Scott Lawrence, former trainer for the Mets? He was my baseball trainer at Liberty University.

  17. willminnock

    Should strength and stability be worked out in the same workout or can they be done on separate days?

  18. VladimirPradoSartini

    What about you explain to us how does Athlean-x IS better than normal routine for a bodybuilding porpose, for a person who actually weghs 170 and whants to get to 200 ?
    I know that Athlean-x boosts metabolism, so caloric consumption must be really high for a 200 person, but for a bodybuilder routine, it would be actually lower right ?
    Makes sense ?

  19. Robert Caldwell

    Hi Jeff,
    I have noticed that some of these exercises require a greater degree of balance and flexibility than I have. For example I can do quite a number of crunches yet I cannot get to my feet with in a medicine ball rolling squat. Will strength and stability promote better flexibility?



  20. TheRTJ80

    What about the other part of your core..the LOWER BACK..any advanced movements??

  21. marschn777

    whats the most optimal way to tone your body? is it simply doing less weight more reps or is it a combination of cardio, more reps and resistance training?

  22. Artofacx

    Hey Jeff, artofacx here. can you tell what exercise would be best for making you abs hard enough to take a punch or a kick?

  23. waxguy

    you continue to amaze jeff!!! keep up the good work

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