CrossFit and functional fitness athletes have pretty amazing physiques. They are shredded nearly year-round and are crazy strong. On top of their huge arms, bulging quads and thick backs they also have huge midsections. The abs we commonly see on CrossFitters has become known as turtle shell abs.
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Turtle Shell Abs and the CrossFit Core Explained
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