I Tried That Viral Japanese Towel Ab Exercise. It’s Useless.

I hope no one else is getting rolled (pun intended) by this technique promising a flatter stomach in 10 days

How Arnold’s Stomach Vacuum Exercise Influenced a New Generation of YouTube Fitness Influencers

According to both Schwarzenegger and the YouTubers teaching viewers how to get an hourglass figure, the ‘stomach vacuum’ exercise is the key to a smaller waist

Why Do We Pat Our Bellies After We Eat? And Does It Help With Digestion?

Beyond feeling nice, does it actually do anything? Psychologically, it might!

The Inside Story of ‘8-Minute Abs’

Jaime Brenkus tells us how his innocuous 1990s workout video became a national phenomenon — and remains one of YouTube’s top exercise videos