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Warriors Project - Drills & Tips, Monthly Issue #055--Improving Stomach and Core Muscles No 17
May 01, 2014

Improving Stomach and Core Muscles No 16 - The Lizard Walk

Stomach and core muscles are probably one of the most important muscles we have for supporting our martial art training:

1. They are an important part of our body-core maneuverability.

2. A main component as our core stabilizer.

3. Important for protecting our internal organs against body blows.

There are many ways to improve and train our stomach muscles, in the upcoming articles we will go over some of them.


We assume the push-up position. While holding the static position, we bring our knees to touch our elbows. Each time a different elbow to different knee.


1. The amount of sets, their duration and the height level which our stomach is kept off the ground, should be decided upon according to our abilities and endurance level both (mentally and physically).

2. This exercise helps strengthen our stomach muscles especially the inner ones used for posture and protecting vital organs, which we usually don't exercise when training dynamic sit ups.

3. It is important to keep the back straight not allowing it to over bend towards the floor.

Enjoy the Sweat

The Warriors Project

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