Get Strong Abs Without Crunches

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At the gym, try a basic plank for strong abs.

The best way to get a strong, stable core isn’t doing hundreds of neck-crunching sit-ups. Holding the body in a plank position strengthens the abs, back, arms, and glutes. Remember to keep the body in a straight line from head to toes to get the most out of this static exercise move. 

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Master the plank before attempting push-ups (which begin and end in the same position).

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Begin any workout with a dynamic warm-up to prevent injury. 
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