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Old 12-19-2010, 07:29 PM   #11
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You ever do side bends ripper?

Some guys fear 'widening" the waist but they are probably my favorite core exercise. I have a friend who does the "one arm suitcase" lifts, which is similar.
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You ever do side bends ripper?

Some guys fear 'widening" the waist but they are probably my favorite core exercise. I have a friend who does the "one arm suitcase" lifts, which is similar.
I did do them for a bit, probably gonna start doing them again.
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Old 12-19-2010, 07:42 PM   #13
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I like the look of thick obliques. I think I am more obsessed about them than abs by a factor of 10. Anyway, sorry to derail the thread...
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No derail at all, obliques are a part of the ab's
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i train my abs 3 times a week, usually doing three exercises.

I always do a weight loaded exercises, then two no-weight exercises...on the weighted abs i like to go heavy as possible especially doing kneeling cable crunches, or doing weighted knee tucks
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i train my abs 3 times a week, usually doing three exercises.

I always do a weight loaded exercises, then two no-weight exercises...on the weighted abs i like to go heavy as possible especially doing kneeling cable crunches, or doing weighted knee tucks
Cool thanks D. I'd like to have a nice little collection of routines that actual people have used and worked.
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my typical routine:

1) weighted abs:choose one (4 sets of 10-15 reps always increasing weight on machine)
Kneeling Cable Crunches w. rope (sometimes i do with a twist)
Machine Crunches
Decline Sit-ups with weight
Knee Tucks w. DB between my feet
etc.

exercises 2) choose one (3 sets of 10-20)
breifcase crunches, regular crunches, decline sit-ups/twist

exercises 3) choose one (3 sets of 10-20)
bench leg raises, hanging leg raises, roman chairs

whenever i train my abs i always contract really hard, hold, followed by a controlled release.. this is just what i do
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