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Weight Lifting Equipment for Ab Workouts

There's nothing like a great ab workout to sculpt those abs of yours! But, doing them the basic way - with just your abs crunching and your core engaged - can be a little bit boring and bring little to no progress. That's where weight lifting comes in. By incorporating weight and resistance into your ab workouts, you increase the intensity of the movements, put more work on the muscles and see better results.

In this article, we'll discuss different weight lifting equipment for ab workouts that will guarantee you a more intense but definitely rewarding routine. Curious to know about them? Read on and enjoy.

Free Weights

Free weights are what some may call their "holy grail" when it comes to building strength and muscles. They are one of the most accessible, affordable, and versatile options for people who want to incorporate weights into their routines and move on to more advanced exercises. They do not require a lot of space and can be used for a variety of exercises not just for the abs but also for any other major muscle groups in the body.

Dumbbells, plates, and kettlebells are some of the most common free weights that you can find in almost every commercial and home gym. They come in different sizes and forms, but offer the same great benefit of helping you gain muscle growth and build strength. With these tools, you can perform exercises such as Romanian Deadlifts and dumbbell crunches to get those ab muscles burning.

TKO Strength offers a wide range of free weight options, from Pro-Cast Kettlebells to Rubber Hex Dumbbells, to suit everyone's style and needs. With their ergonomic design, high-quality materials, and affordable price tag, each free-weight tool was designed with users' maximum comfort and safety in mind.

Add to that, these are backed by a 5-year warranty so you can perform your ab workouts without having to worry about breakage or damages.

Cable Machine

Another highly effective piece of weight lifting equipment for ab workouts, the cable machine is a versatile tool that you can add to any gym. It features a set of adjustable pulleys that allows you to change the point of resistance and target different muscle groups through a variety of exercises.

Rope crunches are one of the popular ab workouts you can perform on a cable machine. It is excellent in isolating and strengthening the core muscle group, as well as improving one's overall stability and balance. This exercise allows you to increase the resistance as you get stronger and offers a greater range of motion than traditional crunches, giving better results.

The Muscle D 95" Dual Adjustable Pulley is exactly what you need if you are looking for a versatile and compact piece of cable equipment that allows you to train a wide variety of muscles. This simple but powerful machine uses high-quality materials and is built to last. The adjustable High and low pulley columns on each side allow you to perform ab crunches from different positions, whether standing or kneeling. Plus, it's got that classic look that will suit perfectly in any gym or workout facility.


Pull-Up Bar

Pull-Up bars are the perfect companion for doing hanging leg raises, one of the more advanced and effective lower ab exercises. Hanging leg raises mainly use body weight for resistance, but people who are looking for more intensity can add extra weights, such as dumbbells or ankle weights, to push the involved muscles further.

Hanging leg raises require stabilization to complete with perfect form. With that, a sturdy and stable pull-up bar or equipment is important to ensure safety. It should be able to support your body and any additional weights without the risk of breaking or crashing down. The Body Solid SPR1000BACKP4 Commercial Extended Power Rack is the perfect example with its 3” x 3” 11-gauge steel mainframe, allowing it to carry up to 1000-lb weight capacity. Its strong build and quality materials allow it to withstand even the most strenuous workouts.

Unlike the typical pull-up bar, this power rack comes with a number of attachments to allow for a wide variety of exercises and progressive resistance. With this powerful equipment, you will definitely see great results not just with your core muscles, but with your whole body.

 

Resistance / Weight Machine

Resistance machines are great for beginners and seasoned gym-goers alike. Much like free weights, these machines make any exercise more challenging by adding weight and resistance to help the muscles grow and adapt. Because these machines use pre-determined movement patterns, they help the users practice the form in a safe and controlled manner, making it especially friendly for beginners.

These machines come in many different sizes and shapes, so there is something for everyone and for any space.

Muscle D's Elite Leverage Abdominal Crunch LAC works as great as it looks. Made with 11 gauge steel with 3/8″ inch thick junctions, it guarantees to withstand heavy use at home or in any commercial facilities for a very long time. This machine is designed to ensure perfect form and position as you perform your ab crunches to achieve maximum contractions and muscle development.


Conclusion

By choosing the right weight lifting equipment for ab workouts, and pairing it with consistency and dedication, you'll surely be on your way to achieving amazing results and progress towards your fitness goals.

 

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