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5 Biggest Ab Day Mistakes

5 Biggest Ab Day Mistakes

Make the most of your six-pack sculpting routine by avoiding these common training errors.

By Bill Geiger, MA

1. Pulling on your neck

Pulling on your neck

It might feel natural to pull on your head as you crunch away, but frankly your hands are supposed to be just supporting your head. The hyper-flexion of the cervical spine can stress the discs between the vertebrae. Also, the actual focus of the work takes place in your midsection, not your neck. Try unlocking your fingers behind your head, or remove your hands completely.

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