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For women, the lower abs are the most common complaint. Exercises that lift the knees and legs toward the chest activate the lower abdominal muscles as well as the hips. To work the upper abdominals, crunches have made conventional situps obsolete because of their superb effectiveness, comfort, and safety. And for the lumbar muscles of the lower back, hyper-extensions are my favorite exercise, but they must be applied in a very controlled manner.

My "Waste-To-Waist" Video
It's difficult to learn how to strengthen your waist muscles in a magazine. The regimen I've developed, which is unparalled is complicated and can be only be mastered effectively by watching someone go through the right exercises in the proper fashion. To help you maintain the health of your spine, I've developed the best abdominal training regimen in the world, which I demonstrate in my unique 45-minute video "Waste-To-Waist".

A good example of the benefits of my waist-shaping, back protecting techniques is myself. Before I learned how to condition my waist properly--when I was in high school (see before photo)--my waist was thick and flabby. Today, at age 40, I have a firm, narrow waist, with impressive, well-developed abdominal muscles and a strong, healthy back. (see after photo).

My "Waste-To-Waist" video includes over 20 unique waistline exercises and three separate routines applied in circuits to work all muscle groups in effective sequences in order to provide benefits for the lower back, hips, legs, and buttocks as well as the waist.

The three routines are: beginners, intermediate, and advanced to enable you to work on your waist at all levels of conditioning. You can start out at the beginner level and work your way up to the advanced level, or you can stay at any level you wish.

Another feature of the video is that--prior to demonstrating the routines--I explain each exercise with graphic anatomical descriptions, and then demonstrate exactly how and when you should perform each movement. The video is designed to enable you to develop the waist of your dreams in only 6 minutes every other day!

How to Obtain My "Waste-To-Waist" Video
The retail cost of my "Waste-To-Waist" video is $24.95. Members of The Foundation can purchase it from our Life Extension Buyers Club for only $19.95. You can order this extraordinary health fitness video by calling: 1-800-841-5433, by sending a check or money order for $19.95 (plus $4) for shipping and handling) to: Life Extension Buyers Club, Box 229120, Hollywood, Florida 33022.

Supportive Belts
An effective way of protecting your spine, and your lower back in particular, is through the use of a supportive belt. For decades, weight lifters have used such belts to support themselves while lifting weights. Strength coaches like myself demand that the athletes we advise use this type of lower back support to prevent injuries and enhance performance is such events as weight lifting, shot putting, hammer throwing, and others.

The most commonly used belt among competitive Olympic Weightlifters is 4" in width at the back and tapers to 2 1/2" around the sides and front. By wearing such a belt, the lumbar and torso regions of these athletes are supported to hold them more upright by disallowing the rearward lean that they are prone to experience while lifting. Such supportive belts are also used in patients recovering from accidents. They are designed to support the patient's spinal column and torso, and fill the abdominal cavity with a shield-like plate of support.

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John Abdo JOHN ABDO is regarded world wide as an authority on life motivation, health, fitness and athletic conditioning. As a former Olympic trainer, John has trained numerous Olympic and World-Class athletes, including Bonnie......more
 
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