- Abs and Core
- Abdominal strength
The seated abdominal bracing exercise can be done anywhere you can sit down. It is a very simple isometric exercise to strengthen your abs. When performing the seated abdominal bracing be sure that you are sitting up straight. This is a good exercise for beginners and people who don’t have a lot of time to exercise, the seated abdominal bracing can be done on the ride home from the gym.
- Seated with your torso straight, rest your hands on your thighs.
- Keeping your torso straight, tighten your abdominal muscles, as if preparing for a punch to the stomach.
- Breath through the chest, working toward breathing deeper into the abdomen while maintaining the brace.
- Then relax.
- Hunching forward
- Dropping the ribcage forward