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BN Health & Fitness: Working On Your Abs with Adagurl

Ada-Ari Agbim

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Every time I ask my gym members what part of the body they really want to work out, the abdominals is a no-brainer. Around the world, many people are drawn to core exercises, but mostly for vanity reasons. We all see fitness models with 6-pack abs, and gravitate towards that visual. A good-looking mid section is a perfectly justifiable reason to focus on working out the abs, but did you know that there are many more benefits to having a strong core?

Aside from flattening and strengthening your tummy, great ab workouts target your body’s core, and help to improve everyday functions. Common benefits include:

– Strengthening the lower back, and reducing lower back pain
– Improving certain brain functions that target coordination and balance
– Reducing stress and tension which allow for greater flexibility
– Allowing for better breathing
– Increasing athletic ability and overall strength

With such an important role to play in our everyday lives, it is important that we keep our ab workouts interesting and fun. Check out these great workout routines that you can enjoy while jamming to your favorite
songs.

Abs – Oritse Femi – Double Wahala

Lower Abs/Obliques – Davido – Aye.

Pushups/Core – P-Square feat. Don Jazzy – Collabo
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Photo Credit: Two Twenty Photography

Ada-Ari uploads weekly workouts set to African music. She is a certified, Elite Group Fitness instructor based in Washington, D.C. Ada-Ari teaches, step, aerobics, HIIT, and weight training classes multiple times a week. She is also a soccer player.Other loves: God, music, Game of Thrones, family time....... And (the Kardashians)... Did I just say that out loud?Follow on Instagram: @ada_ari Subscribe on youtube. Channel: AdaAri Like on Facebook: AdaAri www.adaari.com

3 Comments

  1. @edDREAMZ

    November 9, 2014 at 12:43 pm

    a.k.a EDWIN CHINEDU AZUBUKO said…
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    Serious matter…
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    ***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

  2. Ife

    November 9, 2014 at 10:59 pm

    I’ve been trying to trim down down belly fat for ages now. I really need this

  3. kene

    December 6, 2014 at 5:05 pm

    Diet plays a major role in keeping abdominal fat down, full body exercises helps reduce fat level to reveal deep seated abdominal muscles..

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