The Abdominal Muscles

Everyone seems to want firm stomach muscles, or that “six-pack” look. But the muscles of our midsection do more than just help us look great. They have very vital functions in our bodies.

The muscles of the midsection are known as the abdominal muscles. They are located in the front of the body, in the center. There are 4 groups of abdominal muscles, which together completely surround the internal organs.

The muscles of the abdominal region include:


The abdominal muscle groups work together to house and protect the internal organs, and they also provide support to the lower back. Strong stomach muscles help to prevent back pain or injury.

It is important to have strong abdominal muscles, in order to prevent injuries to the midsection. There are many simple abdominal exercises that can be done that will increase the strength of each muscle group, including:

These are just a few of the ways to help your abdominals be strong and firmer. Toning your abdominals is an important part of any overall fitness routine. Toned abdominal muscles help to relieve or prevent back pain, give a slimmer appearance, improve posture and allow the trunk to move more freely and without pain.

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One Response to Different types of abdominal muscles which form six pack abs

  1. I would like to add that it's very important that you add cardio workouts...if you want to see any real results. Make sure that your diet is on point because it would almost be impossible to get a flat stomach. It's a step by step process and not just one thing.

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