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What are the best ab exercises? With Raphael Bender

We all know teaser is awesome for your abs, and criss cross really works the obliques. But do they really

Join Raph as he looks at the science and physiology of ab strengthening. The results may surprise you!

Resources mentioned in the episode:

  • Review of core activation in fitness exercises here
  • Muscles are weakest in their fully shortened position here
  • Stretch-induced muscle growth here and here
  • Mechanical tension is the main stimulus for strengthening here
  • Schedule a call with our team here
  • Connect with Raph on IG here
About Raphael Bender:

Raph believes everyone deserves the opportunity to transform into a better version of themselves. His main strength as a teacher and movement professional is the ability to distill complex research findings into a simple, science-based approach to help people move fearlessly, thoughtlessly, and painlessly. He LOVES running, weights, cycling, and Contrology.

Raph holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology (Rehabilitation), a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science, Diploma of Pilates Movement Therapy, and STOTT PILATES full certification.

How to Connect with Raphael:

Purchase Raph’s books:

  • Strengthen The Person Not Just The Body Part here
  • How to make $100k/year teaching Pilates here
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