Can Ab Exercises Burn Belly Fat?

What Are Abdominal Muscles (Abs)? There are four main abdominal muscles: Rectus abdominis. Transverse abdominis. External oblique. Internal oblique. Your abdominal muscles help to stabilise your core. This assists with breathing, they are allowing movement, protecting your internal organs and are the main postural support and balance. This is what your abdominal muscles look like: