Ab Mat | Abdominal Exercising
The Ab Mat is the new science of abdominal training. The Ab Mat will train your abdominal muscles effectively. If you’ve ever felt you weren’t getting the results you wanted, or you leave your abdominal workout with fatigue in your back or hips – you should reconsider your workout. If you aren’t using the Ab Mat to achieve full range of motion which is needed to complete the kinetic chain – your workout is not effective and the desired washboard abs may never become a reality.
Why You Need an Ab Mat – You need to use an Ab Mat because the abdominal area is one of the least understood and improperly worked areas of the human body. Most people still go by the premise that if they feel it in the abs, then they must be working them. Well, we will try to bring you up to date on the history of abdominal training, as well as the latest techniques for training the abdominal muscles.
For years, abdominal training was performed by doing situps. We took it for granted that this was the only way abdominal training could be done. Our teachers told us this, and we felt the pain of the situp in our stomachs, so we didn’t argue. The same was true with leg lifts for the lower abdominals. We reclined on a bench, held on with our hands and did leg lifts and flutter kicks until our stomach hurt, and we exercised until we could do no more.
In the early 1970′s, exercise physiologists started taking a closer look at these exercises and discovered that they had an adverse effect on the lower back. Actually, the pull on the spine during leg lifts by using the trunk and hip flexors is what led to the lower back problems. Their hypothesis was correct – but only to a certain extent. As a result a new era of abdominal training started. The crunch became the exercise of choice for the abdominal area. You were now supposedly isolating the abdominal muscles and eliminating the use of a muscle that could cause injury to the lower back. The leg lift was eliminated, and lower abdominal area was left out.
The Ab Mat is the most effective tool for developing and strengthening the abdominal area – bar none. The simple fact is that no large or complicated piece of equipment is needed to work the midsection effectively. What is needed is full range of motion at specific angles, and this is acquired with the use of the Ab Mat. The Ab Mat, although relatively simple and inexpensive, is a perfectly suited tool for developing your abdominals. You no longer have any excuses for not realizing your potential.
Don’t waste time and money on expensive electronic ab belts such as Abtronics, Ab Fast, Ab Energizer. While electronic stimulation machines have some legitimate uses (physical therapists use similar devices to ease muscle spasms), flattening and toning your midsection is not among them. While it’s true that these gadgets do make abdominal muscles contract, in order for your muscles to grow stronger and firmer, they also need to work against a force, such as a weight, a rubber band or gravity. That’s why exercises like crunches are so effective.
Myths of Abdominal Training & Abdominal Exercises with the Ab Mat!
The AB Mat is:
- simple & convenient to use
- the perfect abdominal training device.
The AB Mat is scientifically designed with the exact angles needed to give you that extra 35 degrees of range that you do not get lying on a floor, or with abdominal equipment.
“Killer Abs” shows you how to set up your abdominal and low-back routines.