Samara Donald is: The Gym Coach

Make the most of your workout!

Category Archives: Abs

Neck in a pinch? Try standing abs

Ab exercises are often done in ‘supine’ position (lying on your back), and require you to lift your chest toward your lower body. For super strong fitness gurus, this is … Continue reading

January 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

4 Day split: Workout #4

Well we made it to workout #4 of this new spring split series – nice work! If you missed workouts 1-3, no sweat – you can find them below in … Continue reading

May 10, 2010 · Leave a comment

Concrete Belly

My boyfriend calls me “concrete belly” – which is flattering, except he punches me in the stomach to test my strength! Well I’ve been called worse I suppose. I generally … Continue reading

February 23, 2010 · 2 Comments

The plank for great abs

The “plank” exercise is a great way to build strength in both the abs and back. 1. Lie face down on mat in push up position, palms flat on the … Continue reading

January 28, 2010 · 1 Comment

Ab "V-up"

If you’re bored with doing the same old crunches time after time (who wouldn’t be?), try this move to shake things up – or should I say “crunch” things up?! … Continue reading

January 21, 2008 · 1 Comment