Monday, February 27th, 2017

Abdominal Trainers

Ab Rocket Twister Review | A Critical Look at the “As Seen On TV” Infomercial Abdominal Trainer

Abdominal trainers are becoming increasingly popular, as the mid-section is one of the most difficult muscle groups to isolate, train and sculpt.

TV infomercials have locked into the niche that having rock solid abs is easy, using a popular trainer, requiring as little training and exercise as physically possible. Some ab ...

Ab Coaster 750 Pro Review | Deluxe Stainless Steel “Bottom Up” Abdominal Trainer

The concept behind the Ab Coaster is to work the abdominals from the bottom up, while limiting stress to the neck, back and shoulders.

The 750 model is the top of the line in the Ab Coaster series, significantly upgraded from the version seen on TV infomercials featuring Montel Williams. Upgrades ...

Flex Belt Abdominal Workout Review | Muscle Stimulation Toning Belt from Slendertone

After using the Flex Belt for one week, I’m pleased (and more than a little surprised) with the early results. I’m slim, but in need of ...

Total Core Extra Exercise Machine | Fitness IQ 360 Degree Waist Slimming Abdominal Trainer

Traditional abdominal floor exercises like crunches and sit-ups tend to exert excess strain on the back, neck and entire spine. The Total Core Extra is designed to reduce or eliminate this stress, while effectively targeting the entire mid-section.

The Total Core Extra's padded power coils provide assistance on the way ...

Crunch Board Abdominal Trainer | Marcy SB-410 Adjustable Ab and Free Weight Bench

Trendy infomercial ab trainers like the Ab Rocket and Ab Lounge 2 have received mixed reviews from consumers. Here's a more effective and affordable solution for building serious abs.

The compact and sturdy Marcy SB-410 Crunch Board is adjustable to both flat and declined ...

Apex Roman Chair/Hyper Extension Bench | Core Strength & Back Health

Strengthening the "core" has become a trendy fitness topic in recent years. Core strength simply refers to the muscles in and around the abdominals and back and their ability to support the spine and keep the body stable and balanced.

The Apex Roman/Hyper Extension Bench ...

ProForm CoreMaster Ab Bench | 3-in-1 Flexible Abdominal, Oblique and Back Trainer

Here's another "As Seen On TV" fitness product that gets a marginal recommendation. For those who need extra support in the lower back and spine while exercising the mid-section, the ProForm CoreMaster Ab Bench is a good choice.

The 3-in-1 design works all muscle groups that ...

Body-Solid Adjustable Abdominal Bench | GAB60 Pro-Style Slant Board for Six Pack Abs

For those ready to move beyond situps, crunches and ab trainers of questionable value, the Body-Solid GAB60 will put you on the path to a  slimmer waistline and chiseled stomach.

This ab bench is stable and solid, with a wide enough base to prevent ...

Body-Solid Deluxe Vertical Knee Raise | Ab Machine with Dip/Chin/Pull/Pushup Bars

In contrast to the promises of flashy infomercial ab trainers, this time tested, well engineered piece of equipment lets you perform an array of functional exercises --  with no shortcuts;  you get back exactly what you put in.

Using your body's own weight the Body-Solid Deluxe accommodates ab training with ...

Harbinger 371000 Deluxe Ab Straps | Hanging, Chin & Pull-Up Bar Doorway Ab Sculpting

These Deluxe Ab Straps from Harbinger, manufacturer of a wide range of weight lifting accessories, strengthen and tone abdominal muscles using the body's own weight.

The finely crafted condura nylon slings fit comfortably around the upper arms while large steel hooks latch onto chin-up bars, pull-up bars and universal gyms. ...