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Stomach Vacuum

Exercise Data

Type: Stretching
Main Muscle Worked: Abdominals
Equipment: Body Only
Mechanics Type: Isolation
Level: Beginner
Sport: No
Force: Static
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Stomach Vacuum Guide

Main Muscle: Abdominals

  1. To begin, stand straight with your feet shoulder width apart from each other. Place your hands on your hips. This is the starting position.
  2. Now slowly inhale as much air as possible and then start to exhale as much as possible while bringing your stomach in as much as possible and hold this position. Try to visualize your navel touching your backbone.
  3. One isometric contraction is around 20 seconds. During the 20 second hold, try to breathe normally. Then inhale and bring your stomach back to the starting position.
  4. Once you have practiced this exercise, try to perform this exercise for longer than 20 seconds. Tip: You can work your way up to 40-60 seconds.
  5. Repeat for the recommended amount of sets.



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Review: Stomach Vacuum

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9/10

Aug 22, 2014 7:29 AM: good exercise



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8/10

Jun 3, 2014 10:38 AM: I would say a mandatory exercise that can be applied on most parts of the day let alone on GYM.



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10/10

Mar 28, 2014 3:08 PM: I do it every morning



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Exercise Rating
10/10

Oct 19, 2013 2:36 PM: Love it. I'll try to do it every morning.



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7/10

Jun 18, 2013 8:33 PM: this is a workout?!?!?!? haha thought it was just me doing it all this time... ;)



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1/10

May 11, 2013 1:06 PM: This might be a stupid question... But are you supposed to suck your abs in and flex? or basically just take all the air out of your stomach and suck in as much as possible?



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Review: Stomach Vacuum

Exercise Rating
10/10

May 1, 2013 1:05 PM: should I hold my breath during this exercise?



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Review: Stomach Vacuum

Exercise Rating
10/10

Apr 21, 2013 12:17 AM: One of my favorites and most effective. Helps tighten without bulking the abs.



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Review: Stomach Vacuum

Exercise Rating
10/10

Mar 24, 2013 12:28 AM: Great exercise. Crunches alone do not give us visible abs. We have to learn to vacuum and draw in stomach. Unfortunately men's version looks more convincing. Jamie Eason's abs do not look so convincing, although many girls may dream of hers...



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10/10

Mar 11, 2013 5:30 PM: Good



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