Commercial Abdominal Machine
Inclined sit-ups are one of the most effective among all ab machine workouts, not only do they look extremely effective, but they also take lots of effort to perform, which makes many confidently believe they’ve gotten an effective ab workout. The burn induced by inclined sit-ups is concentrated in the hip flexors and is especially developing on their connection point to the upper legs. The development of these flexors makes the load placed by gravity on the lower back enough to work out the entirety of the back muscles.
Twisting to target the obliques is a malpractice that’s been around since the dawn of ab exercises. Most often by machines such as the seated spinal twist machine, one of the best movements for the lumbar spine, which acts as a body stabilizer and is designed for controlled and twisting, especially when loaded with the accurate weight levels.
The Ab Roller is another piece of equipment that millions have already enjoyed the benefits of. The Ab Roller takes an ab exercise that adds support that allows you to move back and forth using your arms while putting additional work on your hip flexors.
Back extensions are usually performed to develop the lower back or the rear “handles,” along with the glutes and hamstrings. The best thing about this exercise is usually in the way it’s done, by slowly positioning the body down to the ground while the legs are locked in, then moving up quickly to achieve a contraction in the lower back muscles.