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  • n. Plural form of abdominal.


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  • The abdominals are the most important muscles in the body.

    No Time For Exercise? Try This?

  • The abdominals are the centerpiece of the body, and everybody wants to have a tight, defined waist.

    Family Parenting Kids

  • Obviously, if I lived closer to a Maison (du Chocolat, I mean) things would be easier ... but my already prominent "abdominals" (hummm ... "abdominal" could be more accurate) would become enormous ...

    Maison du Chocolat.. because I haven't had any chocolate in a whole week.

  • This is a three-wheel vehicle that provides a lower-impact exercise than running and works the stabilizer muscles of the lower core—hips, legs, glutes, abdominals.

    Cool (and Low-Impact) Gear

  • Nadal finally acknowledged his strained abdominals were bothering him throughout this tournament, but didn't want that to take away from del Potro's fine effort.

    Five-time champ Federer to face first-timer del Potro in Open final

  • It incorporates cardio, strength and agility work, with a focus on muscles used while skiing, like the quads, hamstrings and abdominals.

    How a Skier Stays Fit When There's No Snow

  • But your core – the area of the body connected to the abdominals, pelvis, lower back and diaphragm – is important.

    Think Yourself Fit: preparing the body

  • "Don't just squeeze your throats, use your abdominals," she said, as she led them in a crescendo that made the surfaces in the small studio buzz.

    Raising Their Voices as One

  • Keeping the torso stationary, exhale as you pull the handles back toward your body, keeping your elbows in, until you touch your abdominals; at this point you should be squeezing your back muscles hard.

    Body by Design

  • OBLIQUE CRUNCHES: Set up as if you were doing ab curls, but then after your upper back is off the floor, use only your abdominal muscles engaging your oblique abdominals, along the sides of your body to twist your right elbow toward your left knee.

    The Mommy Diet


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