transversus abdominis muscle

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Noun1.transversus abdominis muscle - a flat muscle with transverse fibers that forms the anterior and lateral walls of the abdominal cavitytransversus abdominis muscle - a flat muscle with transverse fibers that forms the anterior and lateral walls of the abdominal cavity
abdominal, abdominal muscle, ab - the muscles of the abdomen
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Both Pilates and Gyrotonic are great for strengthening the transverse abdominus and build placement on a solid foundation.
Pull deeply in to the waist wrapping the transverse abdominus muscle, and basket weaving the obliques completely around the torso, girding and supporting the pelvis and lower back.
The importance of the deep muscles such as the transverse abdominus are that they wrap around the central core protecting the internal organs and holding them inside the abdominal cavity, much like a girdle wrapping around the midsection.
They are the transverse abdominus, the psoas muscles and the pelvic floor muscles.
THE major muscles of the stomach are the rectus abdominus, internal and external obliques and transverse abdominus.
Your transverse abdominus wraps around your lower belly like a belt.