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A back-saving abs workout can help everyone from elite cyclists to desk jockeys. Stuart McGill, Ph.D., a professor of spine biomechanics at the University of Waterloo, Ontario.
McGill recommends a 3-move routine consisting of the front to side bridge, curlup, and bird dog. Ready to try them? Watch the video below to see how to perform the exercises with perfect form.

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Published On: 19 January 2016

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