FITNESS PLANS FITNESS LIBRARY ABOUT US CONTACT US FITSITE.com FITNESS NEWSLETTER
  • HOME
  • Anatomy Education
  • Cardio Training
  • Exercise Videos
  • Flexibility Training
  • Nutrition
  • Strength Training

  • Gym Directory
  • Trainer Directory
  • T H E  A B D O M I N A L S
    Abs: ( Abdominals, Abdomen )
    The abdominals are made up of three different muscles. The rectus abdominis,(other known as a Six Pack)a long muscle starting at your pubis that inserts into the cartilage of the fifth, sixth and seventh rib and extending along the front of you up to your sternum. Basic function:To flex the spinal column and draw the sternum toward the pelvis.

    The external obliques,are the muscles at each side of your body(other known as love handles)are attached to the lower eight ribs and insert into the side of the pelvis. Basic function:To flex and rotate the spinal column.

    The intercostals,are muscular and tendon fibers that make up the spaces between the ribs Basic function:To lift the ribs and draw them together.

    Abdominal Exercises: Click here for Instructions and Sample exercise videos for the Abdominals.

    BACK TO CHART
    Copyright 1995-2010 FITSITE.COM.All Rights Reserved

    Fitness programs - Online Fitness - Fitness Exercise - Fitness Workout - Home Fitness - Fitness Training -
    Fitness Video - Fitness Plans - Anatomy Education - Cardio Training - Exercise Videos - Flexibility Training
    Nutrition Plans - Diets - Lose Weight - Strength Training - About Us - Contact Us - Fitness Newsletter

    Website created by www.EYEDEAS.net