Ab Roller

Calisthenics / Intermediate

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Equipment Needed

  • Ab Roller

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

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  • Male
  • Female
  • 11 reps
    average reps
  • 25 reps
    best reps
  • 52
    times logged
  • #128
    popularity rank

Average Sitewide Ab Roller Reps

  • 9 reps
    average reps
  • 25 reps
    best reps
  • 25
    times logged
  • #118
    popularity rank

Average Male Ab Roller Reps

  • 17 reps
    average reps
  • 24 reps
    best reps
  • 14
    times logged
  • #216
    popularity rank

Average Female Ab Roller Reps

How to do the Ab Roller:

Muscles Worked

Lower back secondary Glutes secondary Lats secondary Abs primary Muscles diagram

Details

The ab roller is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the abs and to a lesser degree also targets the lower back, glutes and lats ...more

The ab roller is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the abs and to a lesser degree also targets the lower back, glutes and lats.

The only ab roller equipment that you really need is the following: ab roller. There are however many different ab roller variations that you can try out that may require different types of ab roller equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper ab roller form is easy with the step by step ab roller instructions, ab roller tips, and the instructional ab roller technique video on this page. The ab roller is a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the ab roller video, learn how to do the ab roller, and then be sure and browse through the ab roller workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Keep your muscles contracted throughout the exercise, including during the pause.
  2. For beginners: only roll out as far as you are comfortable, going a little further each time. Advanced Users: Roll out as far as you can, trying to get your body as close to the floor as possible without actually touching the floor.

Variations

  1. To work on the obliques, roll diagonally instead of straight outward, alternating each side.
  2. Advanced Users: Roll out and back in from a standing position instead of a kneeling position.

Other Names

  • Ab Wheel
  • Kneeling Ab Roller
  • Kneeling Ab Wheel

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Equipment Needed

  • Ab Roller

Tips

  1. Keep your muscles contracted throughout the exercise, including during the pause.
  2. For beginners: only roll out as far as you are comfortable, going a little further each time. Advanced Users: Roll out as far as you can, trying to get your body as close to the floor as possible without actually touching the floor.

Variations

  1. To work on the obliques, roll diagonally instead of straight outward, alternating each side.
  2. Advanced Users: Roll out and back in from a standing position instead of a kneeling position.

Other Names

  • Ab Wheel
  • Kneeling Ab Roller
  • Kneeling Ab Wheel

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound