The exercise wheel for abdominal exercises is a simple and complicated device at the same time. At first glance it is only a wheel with handles on both sides, and if you observe someone who is experienced with this piece of equipment, you may get the wrong impression that this exercise is very easy. The essence is completely different. This is an exercise that is among the most complex when it comes to the work of the abdominal and core muscles and the way they engage.
If you get bored with everyday common abdominal exercises and you need a challenge, then you are in the right place. The wheel or roller can be widely used in all sports in which the strength of the upper body is of exceptional importance, but also for those who practice any sport or fitness activity.
The primary purpose is to strengthen the abdominal muscles and the group of the core muscles with a special emphasis on rectus abdominis, latissimus dorsi and the complete group of muscles around the hips. Secondarily, with the roller, the muscles of the hands and shoulders are engaged, making them stronger and more resilient.
Additionally, the roller is extremely economical and you need a minimum of space to exercise. Therefore, if you want to experience an exercise that forms your body in an integral way, we recommend that you purchase a stomach wheel and start immediately.
What you need to know before you start is that this exercise is extremely difficult and that it will take time and persistence to master it. If you are a beginner, use the roller wisely and listen to your body. Always stretch to the current possibilities of your abdominal muscles, holding them firmly. Any excessive rolling forwards can cause injury. If at the moment you have any injury to your shoulders or back, this exercise is not appropriate for you.