COMPARATOR / Abs & Core Machine
Ab machines remain among the most sought-after sports equipment when it comes to losing weight. We must therefore warn our readers, these devices are primarily used to solicit the abdominal belt and not to allow weight loss.
The multiplicity of equipment offered often drowns future buyers in an abyssal blur. We will therefore try to simplify all this by noting the strengths and weaknesses of each device.
It goes without saying that comfort is essential. Ab machines not only go through the same battery of tests as standard equipment, but also have to show their feet when it comes to the impact of posture, especially back support. All these aspects are analyzed and explained in the comfort section.
Elastic, spring, body weight, resistance varies greatly from one device to another. All the more reason to give the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Beyond aesthetics, construction is also important: a robust cable, a solid headband, resistant pads, good comfort and adaptability to all sizes are all elements to consider when the acquisition of an abdominal machine.
The battery of tests that we pass on these devices involves scenarios with different users and focuses on aspects such as comfort, versatility or the efficiency of movement.