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Ab machine - for strong abdominal muscles
Well-exercised abdominal muscles is worthwhile for many people. For a good reason. Exercised abs are not only attractive but improve posture as well. Abdominal muscles belong to the trunk muscles and have a posture-stabilizing effect.
Well-exercised abs are important for health and a positive sense of life. You should use an ab machine for exercising to increase the effectivity of your abdominal muscle training, to increase the motivation, and to see quicker success. Ab machines help to do correctly the exercises as well as more successful and healthier.
Choosing the right ab machine depends upon some factors - your training level, training intensity and frequency, your ambitions as well as space and money. When you travel a lot, a small, transportable ab machine is recommended like the Taurus Wheel Exerciser. If you equip a gym, you are well advised with the Dip-Station Hoist Fitness Tree.
Ab machines differ in equipment, movement, ergonomics, workmanship, and stability. Furthermore, there are also combined ab machines to exercise back muscles as well. In order to make the overview easier for you, we have compiled some recommendations for you.
Ab machine tips for starters and occasional training:
Ab machine Powershaper: The Powershaper is a solid ab machine with integrated training computer, which displays time, number of exercises or energy consumption. Price-performance tip !
The Ab Coaster PS500 convinces with its design, material and sequence of motion. A piece of exercise equipment for everyone. The guided motion is easy on the back, neck and shoulders. The abs only are exercised effectively so that nothing stands in the way of getting a six pack.
Ab trainer with a very solid and stable steel construction
Steel ball bearings for high durability
Adjustable seat angle (middle, right, left) for addressing different abdominal muscles
The Iron Gym Speed Abs machine is the quick way to great abs as it offers a very intensive training. Thanks to ergonomic handles, the abs training is more comfortable. It trains not only abs but shoulders and arms as well!
Ideal for effective abs training
Ergonomic handles and support of palm for more comfort
The Taurus abdominal muscles trainer Exercise Wheel Pro provides exercises for abdominal muscles. The small fitness equipment exercises the whole body. Thanks to its innovative brake, the Taurus abdominal muscles trainer Exercise Wheel Pro is absolutely safe.
Taurus abdominal muscles trainer Exercise Wheel Pro more than just ab muscle training exercises
Thanks to the brake of the Taurus abdominal muscles trainer Exercise Wheel Pro, it is also suitable for starting - safer and easier use
Training of whool torso muscles: abs, back, arms, chest, shoulders
Do you wish to prevent effectively any back pains ? The Taurus abs and back trainer will offer support. Exercise your trunk muscles with the small fitness equipment. This is a decisive step towards a healthy back.
Fitness equipment for a healthy back
Foam roller is 15 times adjustable in height: 55 to 86 cm
The NOHrD TriaTrainer is a functional 3-in-1 training machine of minimalist design: abs machine, back machine, weight bench.
3-in-1 training with the NOHrD TriaTrainer:
Small but great, the functional NOHrD TriaTrainer works in closed position as classic abs machine. One level more open, the training bench is transformed into a back and gluteal muscle machine. Being completely fold out, the NOHrD TriaTrainer is a bench for weight training.
3-in-1 training machine: abs machine, back machine, weight bench
Easy folding mechanism allows quick change of training modules
Small set-up space: less than 1sqm (in closed position)
Frame made of solid wood (available in different wood types)
Comfortable black upholstery: either made of synthetic or genuine leather
Sport-Tiedje puts each fitness equipment through its paces. Then our team of sports scientists, serious athletes, and service technicians of many years of experience evaluate the products of different categories.
Compare easily the products using the Sport-Tiedje test judgement and find your appropriate equipment.
Well-equipped ab machines provide a higher functionality increasing the exercising variety. While equipment features like integrated lifting handles or folding mechanisms improve the handling, comfortable upholsteries facilitate the training.
This feature considers the adjustment options of single units to the user and the general ergonomics of the ab machine. An ergonomic construction with correct joint angles prevents physiological false postures.
This evaluation criterion mainly focuses on the quality of accomplishment (due to friction resistances, storages, etc.). A constant course of motion is very important for abs training. Such a movement is joint-gentle. The training effect is improved thanks to an increased muscle activity.