How To Train Your Transverse Abdominis

Blog » Health and Wellness » How To Train Your Transverse Abdominis
How To Train Your Transverse Abdominis - featured image

January 09, 2017

Most gym goers have one goal in mind: a tight set of abs. However, what many do not understand is the picturesque physique of six pack abs does not equate to strong core muscles that will prevent injury and maximize performance.
This edition of Muscle Mondays focuses on the deep-set Transverse Abdominis. Starting along the lower six ribs, the transverse abdominis attaches to the pubis and the strong fibrous structure known as the linea alba. From protecting your back during a barbell squat to maintaining a neutral spine while laying on your back for a heavy bench press, the transverse abdominis is the key. It is your built-in girdle. To strengthen this muscle, you don’t truly need to do much in way of moving as each isometric abdominal exercise activates your transverse abdominis. Check out the video below to learn more about the four moves to strengthen this abdominal muscle.

And don’t forget to stay connected with us at the Wellness Center Facebook page!

Related Articles

Board-Certified Addiction Treatment: What To Look For In A Recovery Program

Building a Support System During Recovery Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction requires hard work and persistence. Addiction is...

Be SMART With Your New Year’s Resolutions

With the New Year fast approaching, you may be thinking of what resolutions 2019 will bring. Self-growth is very...

8 Dimensions of Wellness: Occupational

Work to live or live to work- it’s a phrase we often hear when it comes to work-life balance....

Join Our Community

We enjoy staying connected with others who share our belief that recovery is possible. Sign up to stay up-to-date on news, recovery articles, alumni events, and professional trainings.

Contact Us

866-704-7692

Events