abdominal contraction Quick reference
An easy and effective exercise for strengthening the abdominal muscles. It may be performed almost anytime and anywhere, while sitting,
abdominal hold Quick reference
An exercise to test and develop your ability to sustain contractions of abdominal muscles.
▪ Lie on your back with
abdominal muscles Quick reference
Four pairs of muscles, often referred to as the stomach muscles, that support and protect the contents of the abdomen
abductor Quick reference
A muscle that moves a part of the body away from the midline, or causes the fingers or toes to
abductor raise Quick reference
A simple exercise for strengthening the abductor muscles in the groin.
▪ Lie on your right side with both legs
absorption Quick reference
Absorption is the process by which nutrients in the gut are taken into the bloodstream so that body cells can